Greece is headed for a record 30 million visitors this year. Fear of terrorist attacks in the Middle East has encouraged many vacationers to opt for Greece. The tourism industry is also profiting from cheap labor.
Almost all ancient sites and museums in Greece were closed due to a strike by museum guards and employees of the Ministry of Culture on Thursday.
From now on Greece will manage without an EU safety net. After eight years of aid, the financially troubled country appears to be on the road to recovery. Yannis Papadimitriou reports.
Portugal is exporting more and more agricultural products, such as olives, berries and citrus and tropical fruits. They are harvested by illegal workers who, increasingly, come from Africa.
Despite the Turkish lira crisis, tourists from the country are still flocking to Greece with ample funds in their pockets. Marianthi Milona reports from Alexandroupoli, where the contradictions of modern Turkey are felt.
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