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PM visits Israel, hoping to restore tourism and warning on Turkey

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.

With Greece, Israel and Cyprus partnered up on energy projects in the eastern Mediterranean, Mitsotakis also warned against exploration efforts by "neighbourhood bully" Turkey.

Millennial Blues: Pandemic Delivers Greece’s Stricken Generation Another Blow

Economic output is predicted to fall by 9.7 per cent, while unemployment, which had fallen below 20 per cent, is expected to return to over 20 per cent once again.

Stress and insecurity - but also hope

Alexandra Banou. Photo: Courtesy of Alexandra Banou

Woman lightly injured as bus smashes into bus stop in Athens

A woman was lightly injured on Monday afternoon in a bus crash on Filellinon street in central Athens, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said in a statement Tuesday.

The incident happened when the bus driver lost control of the vehicle and plowed into a bus stop where several people were standing.

The 39-year-old woman was injured on her hand, Greek media reported.

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