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Police clear a Roma camp
08/04/2014 - France - Europe

Rights groups slam France's Roma policy on World Romani Day

French police forcibly evicted neatly 3,000 Roma from makeshift camps in the first quarter of 2014, rights campaigners announced on Monday, as Amnesty International cited France as one example of ...

Kurdish singer Cigdem Aslan serenades with Greek blues
16/02/2014 - World music matters

Kurdish singer Cigdem Aslan serenades with Greek blues

In this week's edition of World Music Matters, Kurdish singer Cigdem Aslan talks about singing rebetiko – a form of Greek blues that grew out of the population exchanges in 1923 following ...

Greek village of Milea fights unemployment
03/02/2014 - International report

Greek village of Milea fights unemployment

Greece's economy is expected to bottom out this year. After six years of recession, unemployment is at a record high. More than 27 per cent of the population do not have a job.

02/01/2014 - Eurozone - France

France’s exports slip as eurozone sees more signs of economic recovery

Manufacturing output in the eurozone grew at its highest pace since May 2011 in December but France remained a weak point amid a fresh sign of recovery, according to a key poll of the euro ...

14/12/2013

French press review 14 December 2013

A study on integrating immigrants sparks controversy. Women fight for their place in French politics. North Korea's future is foggy after a top-level execution. Economic crisis ...

Turkey and Greece cooperate on tourism
12/12/2013 - International report

Turkey and Greece cooperate on tourism

Historically they have been adversaries but Turkey and Greece are now working to improve cooperation when it comes to tourism. Greece is still reeling from economic and political crises.

30/09/2013

French press review 30 September 2013

Only one international story makes this morning's French front pages... the rest are resolutely parochial.

Greek far right under pressure after anti-fascist's murder
26/09/2013 - World news explained

Greek far right under pressure after anti-fascist's murder

Greek police have confirmed that the killer of Greek anti-fascist Killah P was a supporter of the far-right party, Golden Dawn.

Crisis-hit Greeks need humanitarian aid
11/07/2013 - International report

Crisis-hit Greeks need humanitarian aid

Humanitarian assistance has become a necessity for many Greeks as the economic crisis in Greece deepens.

Greeks enjoy free concerts by unemployed Hellenic Radio Television musicians
04/07/2013 - International report

Greeks enjoy free concerts by unemployed Hellenic Radio Television musicians

The occupation of the Greek radio and television headquarters near Athens by its employees, is now in its third week. The 2,600 staffers of the state-run Hellenic Radio Television, called ...

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