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Maria Sakkari (l) and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece congratulate each other during a first-round mixed doubles tennis match against Gabriela Dabrowski and Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada at the Olympics on Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan.

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Far-right groups have had a strong presence in recent rallies against government efforts to step up vaccinations, as they see the pandemic and the social pressures it has created as an opportunity to regroup in the post-Golden Dawn era

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Maria Sakkari (l) and Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, speak during a first round mixed doubles tennis match against Gabriela Dabrowski and Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, in Tokyo, Japan.


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Jordan’s King Abdullah II (l), Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (c), and Cyprus’ President Nikos Anastasiades pose for a group photo ahead of their meeting in Athens, on Wednesday. Greece hosts a one-day trilateral meeting of the three leaders.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece takes a medical timeout during his third round match against Ugo Humbert of France at the Tokyo Olympics, at Ariake Tennis Park, Tokyo, on Wednesday.


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Four houses were completely destroyed, while the roofs and outer walls of many more suffered extensive damages in suburbs of Stamata, Rodopoli and Dionysos, northeast of Athens, as a wildfire swept through a local pine forest.

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Elina Svitolina of Ukraine shakes hands with Maria Sakkari of Greece after winning her third round match at the Tokyo Games women’s singles tennis tournament on Tuesday.

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Vasileia Karachaliou competes in the Laser Radial Class discipline in the sailing events of the Tokyo Olympic Games in Enoshima, Japan, Monday.



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CULTURE

The old stone arched bridges and wild landscapes of Epirus in northwestern Greece provide the backdrop for much of the action in “Beckett,” a high-paced thriller starring John David Washington that will be available on Netflix August 13.

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Coral formations as old as 7,500 years old are being mapped by the Archipelagos Marine Conservation Institute as part of a pilot program to protect the Aegean Sea’s reefs, starting with areas off the islands of Amorgos, Fournoi, Donousa and Kinaros.



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Greece’s Nikolaos Mavrommatis practices at the Asaka Shooting Range ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, in Tokyo.


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Aris Servetalis plays Orestes at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus in a revival of Euripides’ namesake play from 408 BC that was watched by more than 15,000 spectators (with physical distancing regulations in place) over three days.

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Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos (c) and the chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff Konstantinos Floros (l) visited Cyprus on Tuesday to attend a ceremony commemorating the victims of the 1974 Turkish invasion.