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Greece Starts Clearing Makeshift Migrant Camp on Border

ATHENS, May 24 – Greek police started clearing migrants and refugees out of a sprawling tent camp on the sealed northern border with Macedonia where thousands have been stranded for months waiting in vain for passage to Europe. Reuters witnesses saw four to six bus loads of migrants leaving the makeshift camp of Idomeni early

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Migrant Arrivals on Greek Islands Slow to a Trickle

ATHENS, April 6 – Arrivals in Greece of migrants crossing by sea from Turkey fell sharply on Wednesday, three days after an agreement came into force to seal off a route used by hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflict in the past year. New arrivals on the Greek islands facing Turkey dropped to 68

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Five Iranians, Afghans Drown Trying to Reach Greece From Turkey

ISTANBUL, March 10 (Reuters) – Five migrants, including a baby, hoping to reach Europe via Greece drowned when their speedboat capsized off the Turkish coast, Dogan News Agency said on Thursday. The Turkish Coast Guard rescued nine people after they called for help late on Wednesday and recovered five bodies, it said. The group, comprised

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