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The heavy price of greek gold

The birthplace of Aristotle is being laid waste by a vast mining project, opening a rift in a cash-strapped society. Jim Wickens reports Shadowed by security guards who film his every move, Giannis Verginis gazes out over the slope of Mt Kakavos, listening to the whining of chainsaws in the valley below. “We used to […]

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