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Turkish tragedy, Greek solidarity and, maybe, a chance

The strong earthquake that hit Turkey could thaw the recently frosty relationship between the two neighbors, making a rapprochement with Greece possible, if certain leaders want it.

Relations among countries always evolve in certain environments. And the tragedy that's hit the neighboring creatres such a new, yet familiar, one.

Golden Visa investors forced to wait instead of being assisted

Greece's revenues from the Golden Visa program (through property acquisitions, taxes, notary and lawyer payments etc) could have been more than twice as high had the authorities improved the processing of the residence permit-issuing project in terms of speed and efficiency.

Can we live without stereotypes?

The tension surrounding the migrant/refugee crisis is such that any sense of moderation appears almost suspect and spurious. The reason is that everyone involved (local communities, organizations, politicians etc) is either afraid or worried - and very much so.

At least 11 Dead due to Heavy Rains in Brazil

Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in southeastern Brazil, killing at least 11 people, according to the Civil Defense.

All of these people died in the state of Minas Gerais, two of them today in the regional capital, Belo Horizonte.

Rainfall is expected to continue in Minas Gerais, as well as in other parts of Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

PISA Survey: Many Young Bulgarians Prefer to Work in the Services Sector

Many young Bulgarians graduating secondary school do not want to work in industry, but prefer the services sector. Their choice of profession is to be automechanic, hairdresser, chef or police officer but not financier, research scientist or entrepreneur, BNR reported.

Facebook Collapsed

Facebook has collapsed in a number of countries, Downdetector the website, which monitors crashes and interruptions in the work of popular Internet resources, including all social networks reports.

Turkey Struck by 2 Major Earthquakes, 22 People were Killed

Today A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck the province again, Marmara University Candili Research Center, which specializes in seismological studies, was quoted by Sputniknews.

According to the report, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 7.2 kilometers.

There are currently no reports of new casualties and injuries.

Police seize 1.18 tons of cocaine from Caribbean smuggling ring

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) on Saturday announced the breakup of an international racket believed to have been smuggling large quantities of cocaine into Europe and northwest Africa from the Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines after seizing 1.18 tons of the drug from rented apartments in the region of Aetolia-Akarnania.