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Olympiakos is back in the Champions League group stage

Olympiakos has returned to the Champions League group stage, after eliminating Omonia Nicosia in the playoffs with a goalless draw in Cyprus on Tuesday and a 2-0 aggregate score.

The two-goal cushion from the first leg in Piraeus six days earlier allowed Olympiakos to ease into the game at the GSP Stadium.

Tsitsipas survives first-round scare in five-set win over Munar

World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas clawed his way back from two sets down to beat little-known Jaume Munar 4-6 2-6 6-1 6-4 6-4 and survive a French Open first round scare on Tuesday.

Tsitsipas, a losing finalist in Hamburg on Sunday, looked to be cruising through the first set after breaking the Spanish clay court specialist at the start to go 3-1 up.

Staikouras amends take on recession

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras has tweaked his forecast for this year's financial economic contraction, telling on Tuesday that it will range between 8% and 9%. This is slightly higher than the Stability Program's adverse plan for a 7.9% slump that he had insisted on until now.

Which firms deserve rent reduction

The Finance Ministry reached a decision on Tuesday as to which enterprises have been hurt by the pandemic and deserve a 40% discount on their rent for September.

One in five retirees is under 65

More than one in every five pensioners in Greece is under the age of 64, according to the figures of the Helios pensions database for September.
The Labor Ministry's register has 2,486,053 retirees, of whom 559,079 or 22.48% are aged up to 64, thanks to the favorable retirement status granted to them by several social security funds and early retirement opportunities.

Strong winds cause damage, overturn boat in Lesvos

A storm that swept Lesvos late on Monday caused widespread damage, particularly in the area of Kalloni in the center of the island where trees were uprooted and several houses sustained damage, local reports said on Tuesday.

ATHEX: Stocks slide again on lack of optimism

The return to losses and the meager turnover on Tuesday on the Greek bourse leave little scope for optimism as regards the rest of this week, as concerns over the second wave of the pandemic continue to affect not only the domestic stock market but also most of its European peers.

Moscow reacts to Pompeo’s remarks on Russia

Moscow has reacted to comments by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who during his visit to Greece said that "security cooperation is especially important as Russia continues to destabilize the region."

In a tweet, the Russian Embassy said that "it is not the first time that American officials are trying, with public remarks, to pull the country into the anti-Russian front."