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Hours after leaving the mud and misery of the Greek border camp of Idomeni, Juan from Syria is dismayed to find his new home -- a warehouse turned into a shelter -- is hardly an improvement. "The food is not enough, there are no showers and no doctor," the 32-year-old refugee from war-torn Aleppo tells AFP outside the newly-opened makeshift camp of Derveni, some 10 kilometres (six miles) north of Greece's second city Thessaloniki.
The world's largest seaworthy wooden ship of its class, a replica of a merchant vessel that sank in 1745 off the coast of Sweden for reasons still unknown, is up for sale after years on the seas. The Swedish foundation that owns the vessel "Gotheborg", a replica of the 18th century galleon from the Swedish East India Company, announced Thursday it could no longer afford the upkeep. "This is a tough decision that we've been forced to make," said Lars Malmer, chairman of the Ostindiefararen Gotheborg foundation.