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Battered, Greece faces years to recoup recession

Battered, Greece faces years to recoup recession

Nov 15, – The women volunteer at a charity clinic that recycles drugs sent by relatives of dead cancer patients, recovering stroke victims, or new mothers who overstocked on baby formula. In a tiny, windowless storeroom, elderly women sort through items normally destined for the trash. It’s an unlikely place to be saving lives. The […]

November 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Desperate Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

Desperate Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

Sep 27, – Surrounded by compatriots among a row of white canvas tents and prefabricated homes, Bahjat Molla sings mournfully of missing his Latakia home, of the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, of sitting with his mother. It’s an impromptu performance for the 22-year old in front of some of the 345 Syrian refugees who […]

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Saudi Interior Ministry warns women against defying driving ban

Saudi Interior Ministry warns women against defying driving ban

Oct 25, – Campaigners pressing for an end to Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving have dropped plans to hold a “drive-in” on Saturday after threats of legal action against anyone getting behind the wheel. Instead, rather than making the date of October 26 a symbolic one, they have called for an open-ended campaign. “Out […]

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