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Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

An Islamic State fighter deported by Turkey is stranded in a buffer zone between the Greece and Turkish borders, the private DHA news agency reports.

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

China's Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday holds talks in Greece, where he is eagerly awaited by the new pro-business government.

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

Greek police found 41 migrants, mostly Afghans, hiding in a refrigerated truck at a motorway in northern Greece on Monday, officials said.

Greek villagers stone migrant buses

Greek villagers stone migrant buses

The International Organization for Migration voiced concern Thursday following an attack in northern Greece on migrant buses carrying 380 people in what the agency said was an isolated incident.

Three hurt as asylum-seekers clash on Greek island

Three hurt as asylum-seekers clash on Greek island

At least three people were hurt in a clash between asylum-seekers in a town on the Greek island of Samos, police sources said Tuesday.

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece said Monday it wanted to start sending back thousands of migrants to Turkey, a day after a deadly fire sparked riots at an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.

Seven people drown, 12 rescued as Greece grapples with migrant influx

Seven people drown, 12 rescued as Greece grapples with migrant influx

Six migrants, including a baby, drowned in the Aegean Sea on Friday when a dinghy carrying them sank off the Greek island of Chios, state broadcaster ERT reported, citing Greece's coastguard.

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.

EU boosts emergency response as climate change heightens fire risks

EU boosts emergency response as climate change heightens fire risks

European officials on Thursday unveiled the new RescEU emergency response system which will significantly increase the bloc's reserve of fire-fighting aircraft as climate change challenges continue to mount.

Migrants deplore conditions in new Greek camp

Migrants deplore conditions in new Greek camp

Freshly transferred from a packed camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, some migrants say conditions in their new home on the mainland are even worse.

Greece moves migrants from overcrowded islands to mainland

Greece moves migrants from overcrowded islands to mainland

Greece on Monday began moving asylum seekers from Lesbos in the Aegean islands to the mainland to reduce the pressure on overcrowded camps.

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns US against seizure attempt

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns US against seizure attempt

An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar