The $200 Million Greek Island

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The $200 million Greek island that Bill Gates and Qatari prince want

The $200 million Greek island that Bill Gates and Qatari prince wanthttp://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2011/09/10/166196.htmlQatar is listed as one of the largest parties involved in the rescue of the Greek economy from its debt crisis as it has big investments in the country. Greece is also a popular…

 

Scorpios

The Qatari royal family is a frequent visitor to Greek islands and have recently shown greater interest in acquiring two islands off the Ionian Sea, one of which is Scorpios Island which was once owned by Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis, who bought it in 1963 from the Greek authorities. The other alleged island lies three miles south from the aforementioned.

Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates visited the island in July 2009 reportedly with the intention of buying it. Then, Greek authorities were not willing to sell it as they viewed Onassis’ island as a national heritage.   more

 

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