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Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf as tensions rise | AP News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens’ assistance in the U.S. seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker this week in the Mediterranean Sea over violating Washington’s crushing …

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Greece finalizes plan to build wall on border with Turkey – SFChronicle.com

Four Greek construction companies have been selected to build the new wall and upgrade the existing section of fencing, running along or close to the Evros River, which forms much of the border between the two countries.

The wall will be made using galvanized square steel tubes and concrete foundations, according to Greece’s public order ministry.