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At least seven dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least seven dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least seven people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants sank near the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said.

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants were killed in a traffic accident involving a people-smugglers' van on Thursday in northern Greece, meaning that, in the past two months, 16 people have been killed in Greece ...

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greece's largest public sector union staged a 24-hour walkout on Wednesday, demanding wage and pension increases from a government still bound to keeping expenditure in check by its lenders.

Three dead, 10 injured in Greek passenger train derailment

Three dead, 10 injured in Greek passenger train derailment

Three people died and 10 more were injured when a train derailed in northern Greece on Saturday night and ripped through a house, police said.

Greece starts clearing makeshift migrant camp on border

Greece starts clearing makeshift migrant camp on border

Greek police started clearing migrants and refugees out of a sprawling tent camp on the sealed northern border with Macedonia where thousands have been stranded for months ...

Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, three feared dead

Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, three feared dead

Three Greek naval airmen were missing and feared dead after a Greek navy helicopter crashed off the small island of Kinaros in the eastern Aegean Sea, Greece's Defence Ministry said.

Merkel’s migrant U-turn: bold tactic or blunder?

Merkel’s migrant U-turn: bold tactic or blunder?

Two weeks ago, Chancellor Angela Merkel won praise from Washington to Wellington for her bold decision to throw open Germany’s doors to ...