Gulf Times - Chios
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.

New clashes on Greek island ahead of planned migrant returns

New clashes on Greek island ahead of planned migrant returns

Three migrants were hospitalised after a brawl in a camp on the Greek "hotspot" island of Chios, the ANA news agency said, as the country prepared to begin returning migrants to Turkey under an EU deal.