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German imports fell sharply in October reflecting weak economic conditions in the Eurozone according to data issued Tuesday - declining oil prices were also a factor. However, unadjusted exports hit…
DOHA: Investors from Qatar acquired a portfolio of commercial properties worth a total of €125m, in Greece. The portfolio comprises a package of five or six major stores in major…
The top five countries searched by international home buyers on the Realtor.com website stayed the same in August, but Greece, where prices have been fallen, entered the top 10The top…
By Nikos RoussanoglouForeigners doubled their investment in Greek property, mostly holiday homes, in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2013, Bank of Greece data…
Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00

Sea, sun and easy visas lure China buyers

Edmund Zhao’s panoramic office window frames a blue expanse of ocean fringed by tall palms. The sunlit scene at Estoril, a resort near Lisbon, is a long way from the…
The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds and a long-term investor in German auto maker Daimler AG, wants to ramp up investments in Europe's…
The sharp drop of real estate property prices in Greece has ignited a global buying spree. US citizens, specifically, have shown an overwhelming interest in all kinds of Greek real…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00

Almost Half of China's Rich Want to Emigrate

Even as the number of Chinese millionaires grows, the number of those aiming to leave China is getting ever larger.About half of China’s wealthy are considering moving to a new…
Merkel says Berlin looking for ways to boost investmentBERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that her government was exploring ways to encourage more investment in the…
The U.S. is becoming more of a nation of immigrants every day—just as it was, but in very different ways, a century ago.The share of immigrants in the U.S. population…
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Iranian Voices Slam Donald Trump’s Reported Visa Ban as ‘Shameful’

Iranian Voices Slam Donald Trump’s Reported Visa Ban as ‘Shameful’

 TEHRAN, Iran — President Donald Trump provoked an angry backlash from Iranian voices after reports he would block visas for citizens of seven Middle Eastern and African countries and temporarily...

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These are the world's most powerful passports

These are the world's most powerful passports

Germany takes the lead with a visa-free score of 157. Singapore overtakes South Korea and becomes the highest ranked Asian passport, with a visa free score of 156, coming second...

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Curtailment of 30,000 student visas each year sparks row

Curtailment of 30,000 student visas each year sparks row

More than 30,000 non-EU students a year have had their visas curtailed by the Home Office in the past three years, figures obtained by BBC News show. And 410 educational establishments...

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Calls for inquiry after evidence for UK student deportations ‘comprehensively demolished’

Calls for inquiry after evidence for UK student deportations ‘comprehensively demolished’

The Home Office is facing calls to launch a parliamentary inquiry into Theresa May’s immigration policies after a tribunal found thousands of foreign students may have been unfairly deported. The UK’s...

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Americans and Canadians might need visas for Europe

Americans and Canadians might need visas for Europe

Be prepared! You might need a visa for your next European holiday or business trip. The European Union is considering requiring Americans and Canadians to apply for visas, even if they...

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EU chokes on US visa dispute

EU chokes on US visa dispute

Bulgaria and Romania want the EU to impose visas on US nationals. It probably won’t happen. But EU officials’ attempts to “wiggle” out of the situation haven’t gone down well. The...

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Turkey moves closer to EU visa-free travel

Turkey moves closer to EU visa-free travel

Turkey is moving closer to being granted visa-free travel to the European Union. It could be in force by the end of June.   The bloc’s executive, the EU Commission, has said...

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EU might require visas for U.S. and Canadian visitors

EU might require visas for U.S. and Canadian visitors

Visa-free travel throughout the EU’s Schengen region may be coming to an end.Currently, Americans and Canadians only need a passport to visit the EU while visitors from other countries like...

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Italian PM in Tehran with large delegation

Italian PM in Tehran with large delegation

Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is in Iran for a two-day visit at the head of a large delegation to upgrade relations which have been warming following a nuclear agreement...

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Germany, Turkey to Intensify Illegal Immigration Fight

Germany, Turkey to Intensify Illegal Immigration Fight

Merkel has refused to restrict asylum conditions and has sought to persuade Turkey to crack down on people smuggling BERLIN—Germany and Turkey on Friday pledged to intensify efforts to fight...

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Iranian citizens fear US visa waiver bill: ‘It’s just unfair’

Iranian citizens fear US visa waiver bill: ‘It’s just unfair’

Iranian citizens who have ties to the United States are anxious about a new bill that would no longer allow them to be part of the visa waiver programme. If...

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Iranian dual citizens fight new US visa rules

Iranian dual citizens fight new US visa rules

Dual citizens from Iraq, Iran, Syria and Sudan are protesting against a new US programme that restricts their travel.Neysun Rouhani and his wife live in the UK. He's a concert...

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Germany should invest more to help euro zone grow - Commission

Germany should invest more to help euro zone grow - Commission

Nov 26 Germany and the Netherlands, which have big current account surpluses, should invest more to help boost economic growth and inflation in the whole euro zone, the European Commission...

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Italy is land of opportunity for Goldman Sachs

Italy is land of opportunity for Goldman Sachs

The US investment banking group’s SICAV has already risen through the ranks in size of assets, from 43rd to 18th, currently at just over $50bn, while GSAM as a whole...

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Australia and Germany sign new tax treaty

Australia and Germany sign new tax treaty

Australia and Germany have signed a new treaty on tax in the first step towards growing trade and investment between the nations and improving the integrity of the tax system...

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