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At least there are 750 tons of explosives that Greek authorities won’t have to worry about as they get set to protect what some fear could be the juiciest terror target of 2004: the Summer Olympics in Athens. Greek special forces captured the explosives — enough to level several towns — along with 140,000 detonators this week when they boarded the freighter Baltic Sky, a rusty vessel that had been plying the Mediterranean for six weeks. While officials are relieved the ship’s contents can’t be put to ill use, the seizure is focusing attention on the daunting security challenges Greece faces as it prepares to host one of the world’s premiere international competitions, and officials are scrambling to make their capital city safe. Full Story

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