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Greece speeds up Lesbos migrants entry into tent camp after fire

Sep 17 2020

LESBOS Greek police moved hundreds of migrants stranded on the island of Lesbos into a new temporary tent camp on Thursday, more than a week after a fire razed the country's biggest migrant camp, where they had been staying. | Video

Fed-up Lesbos islanders, migrants stuck waiting for Europe to decide

Sep 13 2020

LESBOS, Greece Crisis-weary residents of the Greek island of Lesbos and the thousands of migrants stranded there after this week's refugee centre fire are united by one thing - they all want to see the migrants moved off the island. | Video

Police fire teargas as migrants demand to leave Greek island after fire

Sep 12 2020

LESBOS, Greece Angry migrants left homeless by a blaze at Europe's largest refugee centre demanded to leave the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday as authorities opened up new tent shelters and European leaders faced growing calls to take in more of the displaced. | Video

Police fire teargas as migrants demand to leave Greek island after fire

Sep 12 2020

LESBOS, Greece Greek police fired teargas on Saturday during a protest by angry migrants left homeless by a blaze at Europe's largest refugee centre, who demanded to leave the island of Lesbos as authorities started building a new encampment for them. | Video

Police fire teargas as migrants demand to leave Greek island after fire

Sep 12 2020

LESBOS, Greece, Sept 12 Greek police fired teargas on Saturday during a protest by angry migrants left homeless by a blaze at Europe's largest refugee centre, who demanded to leave the island of Lesbos as authorities started building a new encampment for them.

Desperate migrants stranded on Greek island seek shelter, Europe weighs options

Sep 11 2020

LESBOS, Greece Despairing migrants left without shelter on the island of Lesbos after a fire destroyed Greece's biggest refugee camp faced off against police on Friday as authorities began setting up hundreds of tents to try to contain the crisis. | Video

For Greek camp migrants, COVID-19 quarantine was spark

Sep 11 2020

LESBOS, Greece For asylum-seekers trapped in the overcrowded facility on Greece's island of Lesbos, Moria was hell most days. But a coronavirus quarantine was the final straw.

Moria migrants stuck on Lesbos island, locals oppose shelter plans

Sep 11 2020

LESBOS, Sept 11 Thousands of migrants remained stranded on Lesbos island for a third day on streets near Greece's largest migrant camp on Friday, after fires burned the facility the ground.

Lesbos migrants sleep on roadsides; housing will take days

Sep 10 2020

LESBOS Thousands of migrants were stranded without shelter on Lesbos on Thursday after fires razed their camp to the ground, and the government said it would take days to find housing for them. | Video

With nowhere to go, Lesbos migrants sleep on roadsides, in fields

Sep 10 2020

LESBOS, Sept 10 Thousands of migrants slept rough on the Greek island of Lesbos on Thursday after a blaze razed their makeshift camp to the ground, sending them fleeing but with nowhere to go.

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