Lavrov to visit Greece on November 1-2
Oct27

Lavrov to visit Greece on November 1-2

Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Greece on November 1-2, meetings with that country’s leadership are planned, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a press briefing on today. “Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Greece on November 1-2,” she said. “The minister’s meetings with that country’s president, prime minister and foreign minister...

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On Greek islands, children of war hungry for school
Oct18

On Greek islands, children of war hungry for school

Standing with a group of children outside a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios, little Roza can’t wait to get an early start to her day. “Good school, good school!” she beams, her backpack on and pigtails bobbing. Roza, a Syrian Kurd, is one of a small group of children in Greece’s island camps fortunate enough to get some schooling. She is one of some 270 children who are learning English, mathematics,...

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Greece migrant camp rocked by fire, unrest
Sep20

Greece migrant camp rocked by fire, unrest

Thousands of people fled a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night after fire ripped through tents and destroyed containers during violence among residents, police said. It was not clear what caused the blaze, but Greek media said clashes had erupted following a rumour that hundreds of people would be deported. A police official on Lesbos said nearly 60 per cent of the Moria camp was destroyed in the fire. Tensions...

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Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece
Sep05

Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece

The Turkish side offers the possibility of natural gas supply through the Turkish Stream pipeline to Turkey’s border with Greece, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters today. Answering a question, whether the fact that the Turkish state bodies would in the near future re-issue the permits that had once been issued for the South Stream project and that the work could be continued also on the project in the previous configuration...

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Migrant Arrivals in Greece Increase after Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey
Jul29

Migrant Arrivals in Greece Increase after Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey

The number of migrants arriving in Greece has increased following the failed July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, AFP has reported, citing officials. Three days after the coup attempt, a group of Turkish officials tasked with monitoring the EU-Turkey accord on migration on the Greek side returned home, and have yet to be replaced, AFP said on Thursday. Around 13,000 members of the military, police, judiciary, and civil servants have been...

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