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Canadian arrested at Athens airport with heroin

A 50-year-old Canadian national was arrested at Athens International Airport on Monday on drug trafficking charges.

The suspect, who arrived in Athens on a flight from Lahore, Pakistan, via Qatar, was found in possession of two packages containing 6.1 kilograms of heroin hidden in his luggage.

He appeared before an Athens prosecutor later in the day.

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece

In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and those are its wickets.
In football-loving Greece, cricket is an alien concept. But for its migrants from Pakistan, one of the world's most cricket-crazy nations, it is a way of life.

UN: By 2100, Earth's Population Could Reach a Peak of 11 Billion People

The population of the planet will increase by 2 billion people over the next 30 years and will reach 9.7 billion in 2050. This is predicted by a UN report on global demographic change, the French press and TASS said.

By 2100, Earth's population could reach a peak of 11 billion people, the UN says.

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days

Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece.
A police statement said officers chasing a jeep Saturday on the main north-south highway in central North Macedonia found 10 people from Pakistan inside when the driver abandoned the vehicle. Police are still searching for the driver.

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