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Alkis Konstantinidis

Thousands homeless after fire guts migrant camp on Greek island

Sep 09 2020

LESBOS, Greece Thousands of migrants were left without shelter on Wednesday after overnight fires gutted their overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, and authorities warned that some asylum seekers who tested positive for COVID-19 could spread the virus. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Thousands homeless after fire guts migrant camp on Greek island

Sep 09 2020

LESBOS, Greece, Sept 9 Thousands of migrants were left without shelter on Wednesday after overnight fires gutted their overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, and authorities warned that some asylum seekers who tested positive for COVID-19 could spread the virus.

As tourists trickle back to resorts, Greeks have modest expectations

Jul 03 2020

RHODES, Greece Shops shuttered and streets abandoned, the island of Rhodes is pinning its hopes on a trickle of tourists to salvage what is left of a holiday season decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece rolls out red carpet to visitors as airports reopen

Jul 01 2020

RHODES, Greece With traditional music and sweets, Greece reopened its regional airports to international travellers on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown.

Greece reopens regional airports, says COVID-19 risk calculated

Jul 01 2020

RHODES, Greece July 1 Greece reopened its regional airports to international flights on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown.

First foreign flight to Greek island carries German COVID-19 'heroes'

Jun 29 2020

KOS, Greece German workers who helped combat the novel coronavirus arrived on the island of Kos on Monday in the first foreign flight to reach a Greek regional airport since the health crisis erupted.

Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality after Turkey opens border

Mar 04 2020

KASTANIES/LESBOS, Greece A young Syrian boy died on Monday after being pulled from the sea when a boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesbos, Greek officials said, the first reported fatality since Turkey opened its border last week to let migrants reach Europe. | Video

EU pledges aid to Greece as migrants mass on border with Turkey

Mar 03 2020

KASTANIES/LESBOS, Greece European Union officials on Tuesday promised more cash for Greece during a visit to its border with Turkey which tens of thousands of migrants and refugees have been trying for days to breach.

Lesbos, once a Nobel peace contender, hardens its heart against migrants

Mar 03 2020

LESBOS/ATHENS "Go away, go," a smartly dressed Greek woman in sunglasses and a black leather jacket shouted in English at about 40 migrants in a dinghy bobbing near the small harbor. A headscarfed woman in the boat waved her forefinger, a baby on board wailed.

Migranten überwinden Grenze nach Griechenland - EU unter Druck

Mar 02 2020

- von Lefteris Papadimas und Alkis Konstantinidis und Michele Kambas

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