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'Dreadful conditions' for migrants in Greece: Amnesty

Amnesty International calls on Greek authorities to set up more staff and better camp conditions for migrants arriving on its islands
Anadolu Agency: August 24, 2015

Foreign protesters sentenced after Greek anti-mine demo

A Greek court on Monday handed prison terms to two Germans, a Frenchman and an Italian involved in an anti-mine protest that degenerated into attacks on police, local officials said.
France 24: August 24, 2015

Boat with migrants capsizes in Aegean; two dead

The bodies of two undocumented migrants were found in the sea region of Skala, Lesvos island.
August 24, 2015

Australia detains 7 jihadi suspects at Sydney airport

Australian authorities say they have detained seven people who were apparently trying to travel to the Middle East to join Islamic extremist groups.
August 20, 2015

Migrant in Greece says they begged for food, water, blankets

Thousands of migrants reached Greece's main port near Athens on Thursday, with one telling of a perilous journey from Syria dodging armed Turkish border guards and begging for water, food
The Killeen Daily Herald: August 20, 2015

In Greece, red tape, typos add to Syrian refugees' ordeal

According to their Greek travel papers, the two young Syrian brothers are both 110 years old, born to different parents. The officials who processed them upon arrival were so overwhelmed by the crush of migrants entering Greece that they botched the paperwork.
The Missoulian: August 19, 2015

Germany to expect 750,000 refugees in 2015 - reports

The number of refugees seeking asylum in Germany could surge to 750,000 this year, according to reports citing official projections.
BBC: August 18, 2015

Nearly 21,000 migrants arrived in Greece last week: UN

Nearly 21,000 refugees and migrants arrived in crisis-hit Greece last week -- nearly half the total number in all of 2014 -- the United Nations said Tuesday.
Yahoo! News: August 18, 2015

UN: Greece must take charge in refugee crisis

The United Nations told Greece it must show "much more leadership" as more than 160,000 refugees and migrants have arrived in Greece, overwhelming the country's small islands and causing a humanitarian crisis.
August 18, 2015

Thailand vows to find Bangkok bombing culprits

Thai police have released video of the suspected bomber in Monday’s deadly blasts that killed at least 22 people, most of them foreigners.
August 18, 2015