Stalking The Big Bad Wolfe In France
Estonia: Ticket to Ride for Russians - More and more Russians are buying apartments in Estonia - without intending to live there. Owning property in the EU makes it easier for them to obtain a no-borders Schengen visa. Britain/Jersey: Euro Crisis Profiteers - Two years ago, the G-20 states made plans to do something about tax havens all over the world. But you wouldn't know that in Britain's channel island of Jersey. It's making money hand over fist on the Euro crisis. Turkey: The Hazelnut Children of Ordu - A third of the world's hazelnuts come from the highlands around Ordu, on the coast of the Black Sea. They have to be arduously picked by hand. Austria: Government Offices Protect Criminal Former Diplomats - Rakhat Aliyev As an ambassador in Vienna, Rachat Aliyev lived a luxurious life, hob-nobbing with people at the top of Austrian politics and business. Then he became a case for Austria's courts. In his home country, Kazakhstan, Rachat Aliyev was the son-in-law of the long-term president Nursultan Nazarbayev and a member of the political elite. France: The Big Bad Wolf in the Vosges Region - Since April 20011, shepherds in the Vosges region have lived in fear. A wolf has turned up and is killing many sheep and lambs. The shepherds and some politicians have demanded that the wolf's shooting be authorized.
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