Thousands of counterfeit goods seized in Athens factory raid

Members of the interdepartmental market control unit DIMEA found and seized thousands of bootleg goods from a clothing and footwear factory in Peristeri, western Athens, according to a statement released on Thursday.

A search on the factory turned up around 10,316 contraband items of clothing and footwear, of which 8,599 had brand imprints. 

UN Court’s Last Yugoslav Verdict Has Lessons for the Future

The aviator glasses were his signature, together with the red beret. Growing up in the 1990s in Serbia, for me the red beret represented a symbol - affiliation, both formal and informal, with Serbian state security special units, notorious fighters who took part in the wars in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Coronation jewels, regalia provide dazzle, link with ancient past

The coronation of King Charles III will showcase unusual relics and the world's finest jewels, which not only bedazzle but provide a physical and symbolic link with the ancient past.

Here are some items to look out for:

The St Edward's Crown - the centerpiece of the Crown Jewels - will be placed on Charles's head during the ceremony.

Charles III was crowned King of the United Kingdom

British King Charles III was officially crowned after the Archbishop of Canterbury placed the crown of St. Edward on his head.

At the King's coronation, cannon salutes were fired from military bases across the country and from His Majesty's ships at sea.

As he prepared to place the crown on Charles' head, Justin Welby said:

US lawmakers query firms over Uyghur rights concerns

Multiple groups of U.S. lawmakers have sought reassurances this week about clothing giant Shein and other brands facing allegations their products use forced Chinese labor or material from regions where such conditions allegedly occur.

On May 2, a group of lawmakers sent letters to the CEOs of Adidas, Nike, Shein and Chinese shopping app Temu with questions about their supply chains.

Once banned, Iran sees timid return of neckties

Mohammad Javad enters a fashionable shop in well-to-do north Tehran with his mother. For the first time ever he wants a necktie, long banned in Iran as a symbol of Western decadence.

The 27-year-old dentist said he opted for this clothing accessory in hopes of looking his best during the first meeting with his future in-laws.