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Hundreds of Migrants Head to Greece Weekly Despite EU-Turkey Deal

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — About 1,500 asylum-seekers were being transported from Greece’s eastern Aegean island of Lesbos to the mainland Monday as part of government efforts to tackle massive overcrowding in refugee camps and a recent spike in the number of people arriving from the nearby Turkish coast.

FILE - In this Thursday, March 16, 2017 file photo, piles of life jackets used by refugees and migrants are left in Molyvos village, on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. About 1,500 asylum-seekers were being transported from Greece's eastern Aegean island of Lesbos to the mainland Monday Sept. 2, …

Turkey Suspends Migrant Deal with Greece

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has suspended a bilateral agreement with Greece allowing Athens to return migrants to Turkey, in retaliation for Greece’s failure to extradite eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after Turkey’s failed 2016 military coup.

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Turkey To Accept EU Free Travel Delay To Year End

BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Turkey is now willing to accept the liberalisation of travel visa rules with the European Union by the end of the year instead of October, as previously targeted, the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing senior Turkish government sources.

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Greece Calls On EU For Help With Huge Migrant Population

The Greek migration minister has called out to the European Union (EU) to help his country handle the tens of thousands of migrants stranded in Greece, claiming the country cannot handle them all alone. Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas made it clear his

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