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Mud-soaked migrants fight for food as Greek border blockade drags on
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Mud-soaked migrants fight for food as Greek border blockade drags on

Vassilis Kyriakoulis and Sophie Makris | AFP - March 1, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece -- Desperate and freezing, migrants scramble over each other to grab food thrown out from the back of a van. It has been a long, cold night…

Brexit would threaten economic, national security: Cameron
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Brexit would threaten economic, national security: Cameron

AFP - February 22, 2016

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday warned that Britain's departure from the European Union would threaten its economic and national security, as the pound plunged on…

Britons abroad: Don’t miss out on your right to vote in the EU referendum
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Britons abroad: Don’t miss out on your right to vote in the EU referendum

Ambassador Ross Denny - February 4, 2016

As British ambassador to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, I encourage British expats to register ahead of the European Union (EU) referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in…

Latin American nations offer to take in Syria refugees
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Latin American nations offer to take in Syria refugees

AFP - September 8, 2015

BRASÍLIA -- Brazil will welcome Syrian refugees with "open arms," President Dilma Rousseff said Monday, as various Latin American nations sought to help with the human tidal wave…

After Greece’s apparent ‘No’ to bailout terms, Germany and France call for a eurozone summit on Greece
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After Greece’s apparent ‘No’ to bailout terms, Germany and France call for a eurozone summit on Greece

AFP - July 5, 2015

BERLIN, Germany -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the outcome of Greece's referendum with French President Francois Hollande in a telephone call Sunday evening, with both agreeing the…

Europe’s pointless exercise in Greek austerity
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Europe’s pointless exercise in Greek austerity

Matt O'Brien | The Washington Post - June 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce, and finally as trolling. That, at least, is the case in Greece, where its lenders…