Gulf Times - Samos
Greece speeds up creation of migrant holding centres to ease tension

Greece speeds up creation of migrant holding centres to ease tension

Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centres on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents.

At least 12 migrants, including 8 children, drown off Greece

At least 12 migrants, including 8 children, drown off Greece

The bodies of twelve migrants, including eight children, were discovered off the Greek island of Samos Thursday after their boat capsized, the Greek coastguard said.