Iranians hit by Dubai property slide

By Parisa Hafezi Habib Mostofi is one of thousands of Iranians who believed buying property in Dubai would be safer than Iran, isolated by the West over its disputed nuclear plans. But

Greece’s economic policies opposed by unions

Factbox Greece's two largest union federations held a nationwide general strike on Wednesday in protest at the conservative government's policies, as anger at economic hardships fuelled the worst riots in decades. Here

CYPRUS GOURMET: Size does matter

. It seems so. In the past couple of weeks I have listened to grumbles from restaurant owners and chefs on the one hand, and diners-out on the other about the size

New World Order

. BY ANDY VAROSHIOTIS Every economist and financial analyst is predicting a very difficult 2009, but no one knows for sure how bad things will get or who will survive in the

CYPRUS EDITORIAL: We told you so…

. Why does Trade and Tourism Minister Antonis Paschalides continue to listen to the people surrounding him when all else in the tourism sector is in a freefall? Is he so gullible

EU prosperity at stake in crisis disunity:

Paul Taylor The global financial crisis has been a stark reality check for the European Union, exposing divergences over economic policy and highlighting the European Commission's growing difficulty in enforcing common rules.

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