Afghanistan to open embassy in Greece
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan will open an embassy in Greece within a few months to help deal with the tens of thousands of Afghan illegal migrants there, an official said Sunday.
Greece is the main entry point into Europe for migrants from across the Middle East and North Africa, Συνέχεια
Tensions Rise Over Illegal Immigrants In Greece
by Joanna Kakissis
The financial turmoil in Europe is creating social as well as economic problems in a number of countries and especially Greece, which is suffering its worst recession in decades.
Greece is an unwilling entry point to about 80 percent of Europe’s illegal immigrants, and many Greeks are starting to resent their presence at a time of high unemployment and cuts in social services. To make matters worse, the capital, Athens, is experiencing a rise in violent crime — a problem that’s also being blamed on the immigrants.
On a recent afternoon, scores of homeless Afghans gathered in the central Athens square called Συνέχεια
Malta to hold referendum to whether to allow divorce
The Mediterranean island of Malta is divided on whether marriage should have to be for life, reports Leo Mirani in Mosta.