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Greece to Review Olympic Security Plans

Greece placed its military on alert after recent deadly bombings in neighboring Turkey, the defense minister said Monday, and officials will meet with the United States and Britain, among others, to review security for next year’s Olympics. But Yiannos Papantoniou said he had no information Greece was being specifically targeted by terrorists. Greece has budgeted a record of more than $750 million toward protecting the Aug. 13-29 Olympics and plans to deploy more than 40,000 police, military and coast guard to safeguard venues across the country. The United States, Britain, Israel, France, Germany, Australia and Spain are part of an advisory group helping with Olympic security. Full Story

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