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New Greek Government Moves To Clamp Down on Migration

The new conservative Greek government is looking to enforce stricter migration controls, claiming that its capacity to house incoming migrants is deteriorating by the day. Giorgos Koumoutsakos, a member of the now ruling New Democracy party, blamed the prior leftist

Men stand at an unofficial camp outside the refugee camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, on March 19, 2019. - When thousands of people fleeing war and poverty began arriving on their Greek island, many on Lesbos welcomed them. Four years later a sprawling local camp is …

VIDEO: Greek Migrants Riot, Expensive New Official Camp Burns

(Reuters) – Stone-throwing migrants clashed with police at the Moria detention centre on the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday shortly after the Dutch and Greek migration ministers toured the former army camp. Plumes of smoke billowed from the compound

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Pope Brings 12 Muslim Refugees to Rome in Papal Airplane

Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos and took twelve Muslim refugees back to Rome with him on his papal airplane. The Vatican issued a statement that the refugees included six children. The twelve included three families who have had their homes bombed during the Syrian war.

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