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11 People Believed to Be Migrants Are Killed in Collision in Greece

All the occupants who died were in a car that was thought to have been part of a smuggling operation, the police said.


U.S. Spycraft and Stealthy Diplomacy Expose Russian Subversion in a Key Balkans Vote

American national security agencies this summer handed over secret evidence to Greek authorities that prompted Athens to expel two Russian diplomats.


Who Knew? These Countries Are All Oil Producers

Barbados turns out only 1,000 barrels a day, while France produces 16,418.


Both Sides Claim Victory in Macedonia?s Vote on Changing Its Name

Over 90 percent of ballots cast were in favor of the name change. But more than half of eligible voters stayed home from the polls.


The Economic Future Isn?t What It Used to Be (Wonkish)

Long run economic prospects fell sharply after the Great Recession


How Alliances Made Athens Great

The ancient Athenians manipulated their allies, spreading democracy and providing protection, always with their own interests first. Trump could learn something.


She Was Called a Hero for Helping Fellow Refugees. Doing So Got Her Arrested.

Sarah Mardini, credited with helping to rescue people on a sinking boat, and four others working for a Greek aid group face charges that could put them in prison for decades.


Greece?s Biggest Migrant Camp Is a Mental Health Crisis, Aid Groups Say

Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the Moria camp and could boil over, the groups say, even as other countries harden their stands on migrants.


Wildfire Breaks Out Near Crowded Refugee Camp on Greek Island

It was the latest challenge to the health and safety of thousands of refugees living in squalor on the island of Lesbos.


Democracy Will Still Surprise Us

Of late, Western democracy has concentrated rather than spread wealth, suggesting it serves injustice. But it is stubborn and adaptable.



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