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Dallas Ambush: Snipers kill 5 police officers

The Dallas police chief said early Friday three suspects are in custody and authorities say a fourth suspect is dead hours after a peaceful demonstration to protest the slayings elsewhere of two black men by white police officers erupted into chaos.
July 8, 2016

Top Court: Work on building mosque in Athens' Votanikos district can continue

Work on the construction of a mosque in Athens' Votanikos district was given the all-clear to continue on Thursday, based on a ruling issued by the fourth section of the Council of State
July 7, 2016

6,029 second generation migrants granted Greek citizenship in last year

More than 6,000 second generation migrants have been granted Greek citizenship, a year after a relevant bill was voted in parliament, the migration ministry said on Monday.
July 5, 2016

Greek leftists turn deserted hotel into refugee homes

The roar of children's laughter erupts as they play tag and chase one another through the corridors, while several adults prepare the tables in the City Plaza hotel's dining hall in preparation to break the fast for Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims.
Al Jazeera: July 3, 2016

Dervenohoria blaze brought under control, pockets of flames remain

The large wildfire at Dervenohoria, in the prefecture of Boeotia, which has been burning since Saturday was finally been brought under control on Tuesday evening,
June 29, 2016

LGBTI community concludes four-day 'Thessaloniki Pride' festivities with parade

Representatives of the LGBTI communities in Greece, Croatia, Albania, Kosovo, FYROM, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Turkey, Bulgaria, Montenegro participated in the main "Pride" parade in the center of Thessaloniki
June 27, 2016

Greeks welcome Brexit vote as snub to overbearing Brussels

Worn down by years of EU-mandated austerity, many Greeks on Friday welcomed Britain's decision to leave the European Union as an overdue slap in the face for a Brussels bureaucracy they say is out of touch with ordinary people.
Reuters: June 24, 2016

Second firefighter dies tackling Cyprus forest fires

A second firefighter has died in Cyprus from injuries sustained while trying to tackle one of the island's biggest forest fires in years.
BBC: June 21, 2016

56,814 identified migrants and refugees in Greece

A total of 56,814 identified refugees and migrants were on the Greek territory on Friday.
June 17, 2016

Dozens of migrants stuck in Greece queue for access to asylum

Dozens of migrants and refugees stuck in Greece queued up in Athens on Monday to register for access to its asylum system, a new process that Greece hopes will speed up their relocation to other EU member states
Reuters: June 13, 2016