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Greece: Thousands moved to new refugee camp
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Solskjaer counting on Maguire to 'focus on football' after Mykonos incident
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Refugees in Greece wary of entering new camp after Moria fire
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Five arrested over Lesbos refugee camp blaze
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Greece: Lesbos migrants march against new camp facility after Moria fire
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Greek authorities begin to move Moria refugees to new camps
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US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean
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Greek police fire tear gas as refugees demand to leave Lesbos
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Migrants protest in Lesbos for second day
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Thousands protest after Greece's Moria refugee camp burns down
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Thousands of migrants, still living on the streets, protest in Lesbos
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Greece sets up tents for stranded migrants on Lesbos
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Thousands of refugees sleep rough, without food, after Moria fire
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Thousands of refugees homeless after fire destroys Moria camp
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Med7 Summit: Leaders working to avert crisis between Turkey and Greece
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Many homeless after Greece refugee camp destroyed by blaze
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Thousands flee quarantined Greek refugee camp fire
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Lesbos' migrants sleep on the streets after fire at Moria camp
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Thousands flee fire at migrant camp in Greece
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Britons return home from Greece hours before quarantine deadline
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Greek PM visits Israel, hoping to restore tourism and warning on TurkeyGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.
Greece welcomes foreign visitors, restarts summer tourismGreece reopened its main airports to more international flights on Monday, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in lockdown.
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U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a 'huge victory' for Greece: ministerGreece’s culture minister has hailed a U.S. court ruling over a disputed ancient horse figurine as a major victory that may help Athens and others fighting to reclaim antiquities.
Greece, Italy sign accord on maritime zones in Ionian SeaGreece and Italy signed an agreement on maritime boundaries on Tuesday, establishing an exclusive economic zone between the two countries and resolving longstanding issues over fishing rights in the..
Greece, Italy to sign deal on maritime zones: foreign affairs ministryGreece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime zones on Tuesday, the country's foreign affairs ministry said.
Greek hotels reopen to an uncertain futureGreece allowed year-round hotels to open on Monday, restarting its vital tourism sector hobbled by weeks of lockdown, although business remained quiet with international flights from its main airports..
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Greece to open to tourists from 29 countries from June 15Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins.
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitorsGreece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual..
Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nearsGreece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of..
Cafes and churches open in Italy and Greece; Spain eyes summer rebootItalian shops, restaurants and churches reopened their doors to spring sunshine on Monday, Greece welcomed visitors back to the Acropolis - and Spain hoped for tourists to return in summer in cautious..
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Acropolis sparkles in the sun as Greek tourist spots reopenGreece reopened the Acropolis, museums and other major tourist attractions as the coronavirus lockdown eased in bright sunshine in Athens on Monday.
Two more migrants quarantined on Lesbos test positive for COVID-19Two asylum seekers recently arrived on Greece's Lesbos island, the site of the country's biggest migrant camp, have tested positive for the coronavirus, migration ministry sources said on Friday.
Migrants stranded in Greece by COVID-19 fly to UKA group of 50 refugees and asylum seekers flew from Greece to Britain on Monday to reunite with relatives in a transfer that had been held up by the coronavirus lockdown.
With plexiglass barriers, Greece's Santorini island wants visitors to returnThere is a new addition at a bar on Santorini. The beach lounge chairs are surrounded by plexiglass screens, a precaution against coronavirus once the island starts getting visitors again.
Greece to reopen ancient monuments this month as it eases coronavirus banAfter standing empty for two months, Greece's ancient sites, including the Acropolis hill towering over Athens, will reopen to visitors on May 18, authorities said on Thursday.
Israel signs deal to lease drones to Greece for border defenceIsrael said it will lease drones to Greece to defend its borders, in the first military deal between the two countries which includes an option to buy the system.
Greece to ship hundreds of migrants to mainland from camp on LesbosGreece will move hundreds of migrants from a camp on the island of Lesbos to mainland facilities on Sunday as part of efforts to ease overcrowding, police and government officials said.
Strong earthquake strikes south of Crete, no word on damageA strong earthquake struck south of the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296 ,..
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Crete, Greece: EMSCAn earthquake of magnitude 6 struck the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296.
Using plastic markers, Greek workers defy ban to mark Labour DayGreek workers and students wearing masks and gloves lined up outside parliament to commemorate May Day, defying a government ban on movement imposed to fight the coronavirus.
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Canadian military helicopter crashes in Mediterranean: NATOA Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, prompting a search and rescue mission, NATO said in a statement on Thursday, after Canada had confirmed..
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Greece opening to tourists in July but hoteliers fear empty beachesGreece hopes to welcome back tourists from July, but hoteliers expect a bleak season, fearing the coronavirus pandemic will keep visitors away and beaches empty.
Greece plans gradual relaxation of lockdown measuresGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday restrictions on citizens' movements would be lifted and more shops allowed to reopen from May 4 in a gradual easing of a lockdown imposed to..
Greece unveils plan to ease lockdown, hopes for tourism revivalGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis unveiled on Tuesday the country's plan to ease a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4Greece on Thursday extended its general coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4, saying any relaxation would be staggered over May and June.
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Coronavirus hits migrant hostel as Greece plans to ease lockdownDozens of migrants in a hostel in southern Greece tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday as the government set a date to start a gradual easing of a lockdown.
Coronavirus handling shows Greece no longer "black sheep" of Europe: PMGreece is no longer the black sheep of Europe, having shown discipline and resilience in its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.
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Greece transfers first group of young refugees to EU countriesGreece transferred a dozen unaccompanied children from overcrowded migrant camps to Luxembourg on Wednesday, the first of more than 1,000 relocations that are being expedited amid concerns over the..
Greece has won a battle against COVID-19 but war is not over: PMGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis praised the country's efforts to contain the coronavirus on Monday but said there was no room for complacency before Orthodox Easter, when hundreds of thousands..
Germany agrees to take in 50 young migrants from Greek islandsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to accept 50 migrant children and youths from overcrowded camps on Greek islands.
Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmedGreece has quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Sunday.
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