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Greece plans wall on Turkish border, 'can't take' influx of illegals

WorldTribune.com ATHENS — Greece, inundated by illegal migrants, plans to build a wall along its border with Turkey. Officials said the Athens government would build a security barrier along Greece’s 206-kilometer border with Turkey. They said the barrier would contain advanced sensors and monitored by unmanned aerial vehicles and other platforms. “Greece can’t take it […]

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EuroCrisis, Part II: Spain now, Portugal later and Germany on the hot seat

By Sol W. Sanders  The crisis of the European Union’s common currency goes into its second act, replete with a Spanish fandango as the curtain rises with the biggest peripheral Euro player downstage. Spain’s economy is almost twice as large as the combined early crisis victims – Greece and Ireland and waiting in the wings, […]

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For Iranian refugees, the inhumanity which started back home continues in Greece and Turkey

For Iranian refugees, the inhumanity which started back home continues in Greece and Turkey

By Sheda Vasseghi With the inevitable downfall of the theocratic regime in Tehran, history will highlight the legacy of the Islamic Republic.  One of its legacies is the abhorrent phenomenon of countless Iranian refugees scattered across the globe, a condition never experienced by Iranians prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Among the least tolerant locations […]

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Greece agrees to sell its leading shipyard to the United Arab Emirates

Greece agrees to sell its leading shipyard to the United Arab Emirates

ATHENS — Greece has approved the sale of its main shipyard to the United Arab Emirates. The Greek Defense Ministry said the UAE firm Abu Dhabi Mar would acquire Hellenic Shipyards. Under the deal, Abu Dhabi would acquire 75 percent of Hellenic from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. “The Greek government, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and Abu […]