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Migrants in Greece light tents on fire, threaten children

Migrants in the Greek migrant camp on the island of Chios have burned down their tents, and some have threatened to kill children in protest of asylum waiting times.
Breitbart News: June 8, 2016

Another car bomb explodes in Turkey

A police officer and two civilians have been killed by a car bomb explosion outside a police station in Turkey near the Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday.
June 8, 2016

At least 11 killed in Istanbul explosion

A car bomb targetting a police bus in Istanbul killed 11 people, including seven officers, and wounded 36 others during the morning rush hour Tuesday.
June 7, 2016

Refugee Women on Greek Islands in Constant Fear

Giorgos Kosmopoulos, director of Amnesty International Greece, highlights the risks that single refugee women in makeshift camps on Greek islands face in the absence of protection – a basic tenet of European humanitarian law.
News Deeply: June 7, 2016

Boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsizes in Mediterranean

Over 300 have been rescued so far off the Greek island of Crete and will be taken to Greece for identification
June 3, 2016

Opinion poll: 55.7% of Greeks in favor of welcoming refugees in the country

More than half of Greeks (55.7%) support the policy of welcoming refugees in the country, according to a poll conducted by Kapa Research on behalf of the Regional Association of Attica Municipalities, presented on Tuesday.
May 31, 2016

More than 110 irregular migrants rescued off the coast of Crete

More than 110 irregular migrants, including 33 children, were rescued by the Hellenic coast guard from a sinking vessel spotted off the coast of Crete on Tuesday.
May 31, 2016

Migrant crisis: 'Document forgers' held in Greece and Czech Republic

Police in Greece and the Czech Republic have arrested more than 20 people suspected of forging travel documents for migrants trying to enter Europe.
BBC: June 2, 2016

Greece rescues 29 migrants adrift at sea on journey to Italy

The Greek Coast Guard has pulled to safety 29 migrants afloat in a dinghy off the western island of Lefkada, as they headed to Italy.
May 31, 2016

French labor unions call for new strikes ahead of Euro 2016

France is bracing for new strikes this week after President Francois Hollande refused to abandon a government labor reform proposal that has sparked months of intensifying strikes and protests throughout the country.
May 31, 2016