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Last year, there were 150,000 Chinese tourists in Greece - a figure forecast to increase tenfold in coming years. But with a 'Golden Visa' available to those who invest at least 250,000 euros in Greece, the number of Chinese economic tourists is growing, too.
Interpol has circulated a list of 173 alleged "Islamic State" (IS) fighters who might be trained to carry out suicide attacks in Europe. The list was compiled using US intelligence from operations in Syria and Iraq.
Facts on brain drain are either hard to find or old. But one thing remains clear: those who can travel will do so to expand their professional horizons. The question is whether they return and share their experiences.
Massimo Carminati and Salvatore Buzzi have been sentenced to 20 and 19 years in prison respectively, after being found guilty of stealing millions in public money. However, they were spared of a special Mafia conviction.