NEWS

European Union governments agreed on Wednesday to add the United States to their list of countries from which they will allow non-essential travel, EU diplomats said.

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended on Wednesday the government’s new labor law, arguing that it “sets some rules in the [labor] jungle” and “builds a modern working environment” in Greece, during a debate in parliament.



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Athens journalists’ union ESIEA said on Tuesday it will participate in a nationwide strike on Wednesdsay against the government’s new labor bill with a four-hour work stoppage.

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Public transport staff in Athens went on strike for the second time in a week on Wednesday before a parliamentary vote on a law the government says will revamp outdated labour rules but which unions fear will bring longer hours and weaker rights.

TOURISM

The fact that travelers returning to Britain from Greece still have to quarantine has had a considerable negative impact on a large number of Greek hoteliers, which in some cases rely on the British market for 40% or more of their annual takings.



ANALYSIS

In contrast to the two previous meetings, this time Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were alone.


CARTOON

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NEWS

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The northern port city of Thessaloniki will portray the seaside American city of Miami, Florida in a new action thriller “Barracuda,” starring Antonio Banderas.




ECONOMY

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ECONOMY

A small group of unionists are constantly creating problems in the execution of contracts for Lockheed Martin by state corporation Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAB), as they are opposed to the ongoing restructuring of the company. This means the new contracts that EAB seeks to land are at risk of being lost.




SPORTS

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Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up event in Halle, Germany, on Monday because of personal reasons after surrendering a two-set lead in his defeat against Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s French Open final.



CULTURE

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The Antiquities Ephorate of Athens on Tuesday announced that the Acropolis Hill, including the slopes, archaeological site, as well as the archaeological site and the Museum of the Ancient Agora, will be closed to visitors for a few hours on Friday and Sunday.




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