Greece Will OK Gold Mine Project
Greece will soon give approval for the go-ahead of a gold mine project that has split residents in the region of northern Greece where it will be dug, pitting environmentalists against those who want the jobs the 230 million...
Greek Gold Mining Plans Raise Hopes, Fears
A gold mining operation planned for northern Greece has sparked a debate between those who see it as potential job bonanza during a period of record unemployment and environmentalists who fear it will ruin the area and hurt tourism. Hellas...
Protesters Battle Greek Police Over Gold Mine
Protesters objecting to plans for a multi-million dollar gold mine in northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula clashed with riot police who said they were pelted with firebombs that set a forested area ablaze before being extinguished. Demonstrators said that a...