Tag Archives: Greece

25Aug/16

Hollande and EU socialist democrat leaders tackle Brexit in meeting

The French president and prime minister welcome social democrat leaders from around the European Union to a meeting at which Brexit will top the agenda.

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15Apr/16
Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags

10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

20Mar/16
EU-Turkey deal

Flow of migrants “almost stopped” after EU-Turkey deal, say Turkish villagers

Local residents of Bademli village say the flow of migrants to Europe from the area has almost stopped, after a deal between Turkey and the European Union was sealed.

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05Mar/16

Children fall sick in squalid conditions of Greece-Macedonia border camp

Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.

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15Dec/15
A Syrian refugee reacts as he waits behind border fences to cross into Turkey at Akcakale border gate in Sanliurfa province, Turkey

Reuters Pictures of the Year 2015

A selection of Reuters Pictures of the Year.
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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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12Oct/15

Voices from Piraeus: migrants relate reasons and risks

A passenger ferry carrying around 2,500 migrants arrives at Greece’s mainland from Lesbos, an island struggling to cope with the tens of thousands of people reaching its shores after fleeing war, persecution and poverty.

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11Oct/15

Unwanted fruits and vegetables are made into meals for thousands in Athens

Greek non-governmental organisations (NGOs) join forces and feed lunch to thousands using more than a ton of “ugly” vegetables and fruits that would have been thrown out.
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01Oct/15

Migrants leave rocks on Italian-French border

Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.

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