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For Sale: Entire Spanish Villages. Price: Cheap.

Want to invest in paradise? Local leaders in the Galicia region of Spain are looking to sell as many as 400 villages abandoned during waves of emigration that began over 60 years ago.

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 READ MORE


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It Takes a Pillage

Posted on Aug 18, 2011 ENLARGE    

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Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees Stinging Mad

Among the many landmarks of the turbulent decade of the 1960s, few have achieved the fame and symbolic resonance of events that began as a fairly routine example of police harassment on a hot June night in 1969.

Posted on Jun 27, 2011 READ MORE

Marie Cocco: The Potemkin Village of Baghdad

The Iraqi government, which President Bush heralded last spring as a “milestone,’’ a “turning point’’ and a “watershed event,’’ is perilously ineffectual.

Posted on Aug 17, 2006 READ MORE

Israel Captures Village and Continues Airstrikes

Israeli troops have taken the Lebanese village of Maroun al-Ras, which they claim has been used as a rocket base by Hezbollah. Israel has said it has no plans for a large-scale invasion but intends to use ground forces to attack targets unavailable to its jets.

Posted on Jul 22, 2006 READ MORE

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