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New Kerala
Greek ruling party set to lose general election The ruling Syriza party of former prime minister Alexis Tsipras is on course
Greek ruling party set to lose general election
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
The ruling Syriza party of former prime minister Alexis Tsipras is on course for a shock defeat in the Greek general election scheduled for September 20, a media report said on Saturday. A survey put... Read more
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Daily Mail
Riots erupt on Lesbos as 200 refugees throw stones at policeRiots erupt on Lesbos: 200 refugees throw stones at police and coastguard offic
Riots erupt on Lesbos as 200 refugees throw stones at police
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Riots erupt on Lesbos: 200 refugees throw stones at police and coastguard officials after being blocked from getting on a mainland-bound ferry Clashes broke out on Lesbos after unregistered refugees were stopped by police as they tried to board a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugeesA girl covers her face to protect from the sun with a life jacket after her arr
As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugees
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
A girl covers her face to protect from the sun with a life jacket after her arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos at the Athens port of Piraeus Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. About 2,500 people arrived on the ferry Eleftherios Venizelos. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugeesA girl covers her face to protect from the sun with a life jacket after her arr
As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugees
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
A girl covers her face to protect from the sun with a life jacket after her arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos at the Athens port of Piraeus Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. About 2,500 people arrived on the ferry Eleftherios Venizelos. The... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Greece: Refugees Attacked and in 'Hellish Conditions' on KosAn estimated 3,000 to 4,000 refugees were staying on the island while Amnesty I
Greece: Refugees Attacked and in 'Hellish Conditions' on Kos
CommonDreams.org / Posted 16 hours ago
An estimated 3,000 to 4,000 refugees were staying on the island while Amnesty International visited. In the absence of any formal reception facilities, most are staying in squalid conditions as they wait to be documented before continuing their... Read more
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CNN
Greek woman saves a Syrian man lost at sea for 13 hours(CNN)Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island of Kos wi
Greek woman saves a Syrian man lost at sea for 13 hours
CNN / Posted 17 hours ago
(CNN)Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island of Kos with family and friends last Thursday when she spotted something out of place in the sea up ahead. A pair of hands appeared to be waving at her from the deep-blue waters of... Read more
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FOX News
Despair of Syrian refugees grows as UN agency forced to cut food aid in Mideast host countriesSyrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bo
Despair of Syrian refugees grows as UN agency forced to cut food aid in Mideast host countries
FOX News / Posted 18 hours ago
Syrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bombings in Damascus last year, waits at the Athens port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after his arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. About 2,500... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugeesSyrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bo
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
Syrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bombings in Damascus last year, waits at the Athens port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after his arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. About 2,500... Read more
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York Daily Record
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugeesSyrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bo
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees
York Daily Record / Posted 19 hours ago
Syrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bombings in Damascus last year, waits at the Athens port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after his arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. About 2,500... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugeesSyrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bo
UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 hours ago
Syrian refugee, Mohammad, from the town of Dra, who lost his left leg during bombings in Damascus last year, waits at the Athens port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after his arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. About 2,500... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Migrants scuffle with police on Greek island of LesbosA migrant collapses as migrants line up for a registration procedure at the por
Migrants scuffle with police on Greek island of Lesbos
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 22 hours ago
A migrant collapses as migrants line up for a registration procedure at the port of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos, September 3, 2015. ATHENS About 200 unregistered migrants trying to board a ship scuffled with police and coastguard... Read more
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The Star
Migrants scuffle with police on Greek island of LesbosATHENS (Reuters) - About 200 unregistered migrants trying to board a ship scuff
Migrants scuffle with police on Greek island of Lesbos
The Star / Posted 22 hours ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - About 200 unregistered migrants trying to board a ship scuffled with police and coastguard officials on the Greek island of Lesbos on Friday, with television footage showing migrants throwing stones at police. The clashes erupted... Read more
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International Business Times
Ukip Say No to EU launch: Nigel Farage wants to work with Jeremy Corbyn in Brexit referendumThe hot issue of immigration will "dominate" debate in the run-up to the EU ref
Ukip Say No to EU launch: Nigel Farage wants to work with Jeremy Corbyn in Brexit referendum
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
The hot issue of immigration will "dominate" debate in the run-up to the EU referendum, according to Nigel Farage. The Eurosceptic firebrand revealed that his party would work with "anybody" and do "whatever it takes" to try and win the historic vote... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Ireland to triple refugee intakeRefugees and migrants enter a bus, transporting them to the metro station, afte
Ireland to triple refugee intake
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Refugees and migrants enter a bus, transporting them to the metro station, after their arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos to the Athens' port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. About 2,500 people arrived with the ferry Eleftherios... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Refugees involved in road accident in SlovakiaRefugees and migrants enter a bus, transporting them to the metro station, afte
Refugees involved in road accident in Slovakia
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Refugees and migrants enter a bus, transporting them to the metro station, after their arrival from the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos to the Athens' port of Piraeus on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. About 2,500 people arrived with the ferry Eleftherios... Read more
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CNN
Greek woman saves Syrian man lost at sea(CNN)Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island of Kos wi
Greek woman saves Syrian man lost at sea
CNN / Posted yesterday
(CNN)Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island of Kos with family and friends last Thursday when she spotted something out of place in the sea up ahead. A pair of hands appeared to be waving at her from the deep-blue waters of... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
'I would have been dead in 10 minutes': Vacationers rescue refugee lost at seaKOS, Greece — Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island
'I would have been dead in 10 minutes': Vacationers rescue refugee lost at sea
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted yesterday
KOS, Greece — Sandra Tsiligeridu was cruising back to the Greek holiday island of Kos with family and friends last Thursday when she spotted something out of place in the sea up ahead. A pair of hands appeared to be waving at her from the deep-blue... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: Flawed but right, EU is the answer The migrant crisis has been used to beat the European Union, but hope outweigh
Joyce McMillan: Flawed but right, EU is the answer
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
The migrant crisis has been used to beat the European Union, but hope outweighs despair within it. Picture: Getty It’s a Union with many faults but, at base, its heart is in the right place over... Read more
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Mashable
Police unable to cope with 'overflow and chaos' as refugees arrive on Greek island What's This?Migrants in tents at the port of Lesvos Migrant crisis, Lesbos, G
Police unable to cope with 'overflow and chaos' as refugees arrive on Greek island
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This?Migrants in tents at the port of Lesvos Migrant crisis, Lesbos, Greece - 02 Sep 2015 Thousands of migrants, most of them from war-torn Syria have been... Read more
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International Business Times
EU migrant crisis: Greece to ask EU for €700m to tackle refugee influx Athens is to ask the EU for €700m (£510m, $777m) to help tackle an influx of mi
EU migrant crisis: Greece to ask EU for €700m to tackle refugee influx
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Athens is to ask the EU for €700m (£510m, $777m) to help tackle an influx of migrants and refugees which has led to thousands arriving in Greece, predominantly from the Middle East and Asia. Roughly 2,000 migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Refugees welcome? How UK and Germany compare on migrationThe numbers More than 4 million refugees have fled Syria since the war there b
Refugees welcome? How UK and Germany compare on migration
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
The numbers More than 4 million refugees have fled Syria since the war there began in 2011. According to the UN’s refugee agency, almost 1.8 million have gone to Turkey, more than 600,000 to Jordan and 1 million to Lebanon – a country whose... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over Palmyra,” wrote the Br
Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over Palmyra,” wrote the British traveller, archaeologist and poet Gertrude Bell on 20 May 1900. “I wonder if the wide world presents a more singular landscape. It is a mass of columns, ranged into... Read more
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Rappler
Thousands of migrants arrive in AthensARRIVAL. Migrants try to climb on a bus after disembarking from a ferry at the
Thousands of migrants arrive in Athens
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
ARRIVAL. Migrants try to climb on a bus after disembarking from a ferry at the port of Piraeus in Athens. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP ATHENS, Greece – Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens on Wednesday, September 2, piling further pressure... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EUATHENS: Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens on Wednesday (Sep
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EU
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
ATHENS: Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens on Wednesday (Sep 2), piling further pressure on increasingly divided European nations as they struggle to cope with the unprecedented influx. Fresh protests also erupted in Hungary, a key... Read more
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Business Spectator
Germany receives over 100 migrants an hourMore than 100 migrants an hour have arrived in Germany amid a record influx tra
Germany receives over 100 migrants an hour
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
More than 100 migrants an hour have arrived in Germany amid a record influx travelling on packed trains to the southern city of Munich, police say. An average of 109 illegal entries an hour were registered between midnight and 6.00am local time on... Read more
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International Business Times
Greece migrant crisis: Photographers document refugees' long and dangerous journey to safetyGreece has seen a spike in the number of refugees and migrants arriving on its
Greece migrant crisis: Photographers document refugees' long and dangerous journey to safety
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Greece has seen a spike in the number of refugees and migrants arriving on its eastern islands by rubber dinghies via nearby Turkey. Aid agencies estimate about 2,000 made the sea crossing every day in August, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EUATHENS - Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens on Wednesday, pil
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EU
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
ATHENS - Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens on Wednesday, piling further pressure on increasingly divided European nations as they struggle to cope with the unprecedented influx. Syrian refugees stand on the deck of the Greek... Read more
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Sky News Australia
100 migrants per hour arrive in GermanyMore than 100 migrants an hour have arrived in Germany amid a record influx tra
100 migrants per hour arrive in Germany
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
More than 100 migrants an hour have arrived in Germany amid a record influx travelling on packed trains to the southern city of Munich, police say. An average of 109 illegal entries an hour were registered between midnight and 6.00am local time on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EUTensions were running high in Hungary, a key transit point for the huge numbers
Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EU
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Tensions were running high in Hungary, a key transit point for the huge numbers of people trekking up from Greece through the western Balkans to seek a new life in northern Europe. Ministers in Athens were holding talks on the migrant crisis ahead... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
4,300 migrants arrive in Athens as govt holds crisis talksATHENS - The Greek government was set to hold talks Wednesday on the huge numbe
4,300 migrants arrive in Athens as govt holds crisis talks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
ATHENS - The Greek government was set to hold talks Wednesday on the huge numbers of migrants landing on its shores, as 4,300 more people arrived in Athens overnight, most of them Syrian refugees. Migrants try to board a bus after disembarking from... Read more
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The New Age
4,300 migrants arrive in Athens as govt holds crisis talksThe Greek government was set to hold talks Wednesday on the huge numbers of mig
4,300 migrants arrive in Athens as govt holds crisis talks
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
The Greek government was set to hold talks Wednesday on the huge numbers of migrants landing on its shores, as some 4,300 more people arrived in Athens overnight, most of them Syrian refugees. Two ships carrying the latest arrivals docked at Athens'... Read more
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Ekklesia
Campaigners call for UK government to enforce Ukraine debt dealUkraine has reached an in principal agreement with some of its bondholders to r
Campaigners call for UK government to enforce Ukraine debt deal
Ekklesia / Posted 3 days ago
Ukraine has reached an in principal agreement with some of its bondholders to reduce the amount of debt owed by 20 per cent and to suspend payments for four years. The deal will be voted on in mid-September. Even if a large majority agree to the... Read more
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Independent
Political tensions are rising across Europe over the migrant crisisThe Greek government has chartered ferries to carry more than 4,000 people from
Political tensions are rising across Europe over the migrant crisis
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Greek government has chartered ferries to carry more than 4,000 people from the island of Lesbos. One ship arrived at Piraeus port with 1,700 people on board late last night and another, carrying 2,500 men, women and children was due to arrive... Read more
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Pravda
Sanctions: Who can hold out longer?Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Colin S. Cavell, Ph.D. Associate Professo
Sanctions: Who can hold out longer?
Pravda / Posted 3 days ago
Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Colin S. Cavell, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Political Science Department of Social Sciences Bluefield State College member of the American Political Science Association (APSA) about the current war of sanctions... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What if Greece won the argument after all?One answer is that the eurozone is a currency union of economically independent
What if Greece won the argument after all?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
One answer is that the eurozone is a currency union of economically independent nations whose stability can only be maintained by the strict adherence to a number of hard and fast rules. Among the most important of these proscribes permanent fiscal... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Third Greek Bailout Suddenly In Jeopardy: Creditors Warn Cash May Be Delayed If Elections Don't Go As DesiredJust when everyone was convinced that the main "risk off" event of the summer,
Third Greek Bailout Suddenly In Jeopardy: Creditors Warn Cash May Be Delayed If Elections Don't Go As Desired
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Just when everyone was convinced that the main "risk off" event of the summer, namely the Greek bailout, was safely tucked away and that having abdicated its sovereignty to its creditors and Germany in particular, who now hold the Greek banking... Read more
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Evening Standard
Amal Clooney v Cherie Blair in a human rights stand-offAmal Clooney has been proving her superwoman credentials again but with her nex
Amal Clooney v Cherie Blair in a human rights stand-off
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Amal Clooney has been proving her superwoman credentials again but with her next case she might have found herself a Marvel-style nemesis: Cherie Blair. Last week the human-rights lawyer was in Egypt (on a break from advising the Greek government on... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugeesLast Friday, I swam from Turkey to Greece in solidarity with the refugees who a
Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugees
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Last Friday, I swam from Turkey to Greece in solidarity with the refugees who are making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean into Europe. I crossed from Ka?, a Turkish resort town where European tourists flock in the summer, into Greek... Read more
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Denver Post
Western Union says it can transfer money out of Greece againNEW YORK (AP) — Western Union said Monday that it is now offering money transfe
Western Union says it can transfer money out of Greece again
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Western Union said Monday that it is now offering money transfers out of Greece two months after that service was suspended. Western Union said customers in Greece can use its Paylink agent to send as much as 500 euros a month ($559)... Read more
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Denver Post
Western Union restarts outbound money transfers from GreeceWestern Union said Monday it has restarted outbound money transfers from Greece
Western Union restarts outbound money transfers from Greece
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
Western Union said Monday it has restarted outbound money transfers from Greece to more than 200 countries and territories, although caps remain on how much customers can send out of the country. The Greek government is imposing a limit of 500 Euro,... Read more
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Finextra
Western Union reactivates outbound transfer services from GreeceA €500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed
Western Union reactivates outbound transfer services from Greece
Finextra / Posted 4 days ago
A €500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed by the Government. The restoration of this service follows the implementation of a new legal act by the Greek Government, which has allowed a number of money transfer... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How one abandoned truck provided the proof: the Balkans are now the centre of Europe’s people smuggling webIt was, said David Furtner of the Austrian police, “a very close call”. The thr
How one abandoned truck provided the proof: the Balkans are now the centre of Europe’s people smuggling web
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
It was, said David Furtner of the Austrian police, “a very close call”. The three young children had been crammed into a truck with more than 20 other people when they were stopped on Friday in the small town of St Peter am Hart, close to the German... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Austria death truck suspects in courtFour suspected human traffickers said they were innocent as they appeared in a
Austria death truck suspects in court
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Four suspected human traffickers said they were innocent as they appeared in a Hungarian court over the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria, marking a sickening new low in Europe's migrant crisis. They were remanded into... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocentKECKSEMET, Hungary: Four suspected human traffickers said they were innocent Sa
Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocent
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KECKSEMET, Hungary: Four suspected human traffickers said they were innocent Saturday (Aug 29) as they appeared in a Hungarian court over the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria, marking a sickening new low in Europe's... Read more
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Rappler
Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocentForensic experts investigate a truck in which refugees were found dead as it st
Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocent
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
Forensic experts investigate a truck in which refugees were found dead as it stands on freeway autobahn A4 between Parndorf and Neusiedl, Austria, 27 August 2015. Photo by Roland Schlager/EPA KECSKEMÊT, Hungary – Four suspected human traffickers... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greece - Now What For those of you who like fast-forwarding to the end of the film, here it is:
Greece - Now What
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
For those of you who like fast-forwarding to the end of the film, here it is: Grexit was never on the cards. Even less so after the recent European Summit decisions and the Greek bank recap recently put in motion. This is mainly... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Europe Has A Migrant Crisis. Are Fences The Answer?More than 25 years ago, Europe's iconic wall came tumbling down. (Video via U.S
Europe Has A Migrant Crisis. Are Fences The Answer?
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
More than 25 years ago, Europe's iconic wall came tumbling down. (Video via U.S. Department of Defense) Today, European nations are putting up new walls. It's an attempt to deal to with a record number of migrants at its borders. (Video via United... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Europe Has A Migrant Crisis. Are Fences The Answer?More than 25 years ago, Europe's iconic wall came tumbling down. (Video via U.S
Europe Has A Migrant Crisis. Are Fences The Answer?
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
More than 25 years ago, Europe's iconic wall came tumbling down. (Video via U.S. Department of Defense) Today, European nations are putting up new walls. It's an attempt to deal to with a record number of migrants at its borders. (Video via United... Read more
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EuroNews
Top EU migration official insists policy revision imperativeWith Europe facing a migration crisis, we talk to Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greece
Top EU migration official insists policy revision imperative
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
With Europe facing a migration crisis, we talk to Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greece’s European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship. In Athens, he stresses that no country can hope to solve the problems on its own — it has to be done,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Greece Uncovers Ancient Palace; Hopefully It Won't Be LootedSo archaeologists in Greece have found some ruins, but these aren't just any ru
Greece Uncovers Ancient Palace; Hopefully It Won't Be Looted
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
So archaeologists in Greece have found some ruins, but these aren't just any ruins. Tablets written in Linear B script, the earliest known written language of the Greek people, were discovered within the 10-room palace. Other parts of Mycenaean... Read more
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