Sun, May 19 2013
Photo: Giorgos Karahalis
Governments in France and Spain have recently announced drops in the numbers of illegal immigrants coming to their shores, partly due to tougher policies, but also because of the global economic downturn.
Reward of 600 000 euro is offered to anyone offering information on the outfit known as the 'robbers in black'
The Human Rights Watch organisation demands that the newly elected Pasok government in Greece comply with European laws for immigrants and cease illegally expelling asylum seekers across the Evros River into Turkey
The mother and her accomplices tried to sell the baby to undercover policemen in the town of Katerini.
Prime minister Costas Karamanlis in a whirlwind of public and television appearances as campaigning ends, seeking to stave off what polls predict will be a victory for his rival, Pasok’s George Papandreou, in the October 4 2009 snap elections
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.