Health Minister discusses measures to prevent Ebola at EU meeting

Health Minister Makis Voridis participated on Thursday in a meeting with his EU counterparts in Brussels to coordinate the measures taken to prevent the spread of Ebola virus in Europe, especially through checks on travellers arriving on European soil by air, road and sea from high-risk countries of West Africa.

British MPs call for return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Deputies in the British Parliament on Thursday urged their government to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, saying the United Kingdom should "engage constructively and engage also in a gracious act" to recognise that the sculptures should return to Athens.

Court rejects Savvas Xiros request to be released for at-home care

A Piraeus Criminal Appeals Court on Tuesday unanimously rejected a request by convicted 'November 17' terrorist Savvas Xiros, who asked to be released from Korydallos Prison and placed under house arrest so that he may receive care for serious and chronic health problems at home. The reasoning behind the court's decision was not announced.
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