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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

Greece struggles to bring migrants into temporary camp after fire

Sep 16 2020

LESBOS Greek authorities were struggling on Wednesday to move thousands of migrants made homeless by a blaze at an overcrowded camp into new tents, while fears grew over a coronavirus outbreak on the island of Lesbos.

Greek police arrest six over Lesbos fire, migrants resist new camp

Sep 15 2020

LESBOS, Greece Greek police have detained six migrants over a fire that razed the Moria refugee camp to the ground, the government said on Tuesday, as thousands of displaced people refused to move to a new facility and demanded to leave Lesbos island.

Greece resettling stranded migrants to tent camp on Lesbos

Sep 14 2020

ATHENS Greece moved hundreds of migrants on the island of Lesbos into tents on Monday after a fire last week destroyed the refugee centre where they were housed. | Video

The cost of coronavirus: Greek tourism slump threatens a decade of hard-won gains

May 11 2020

ATHENS About now, Charlie Chahine should be welcoming his first international guests of the season to his Suites of the Gods resort on Santorini, Greece's most popular holiday island. | Video

After deadly fire, Greece plans to step up migrant deportation

Sep 30 2019

LESBOS, Greece Greece aims to deport 10,000 migrants by the end of next year, the government said on Monday, following a deadly fire and clashes at its biggest migrant camp which is massively overcrowded. | Video

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open

Jul 23 2019

MATI, Greece A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land.

Ancient shipwrecks found in Greek waters tell tale of trade routes

Oct 11 2018

FOURNI, Greece Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the largest concentration of ancient wrecks ever found in the Aegean and possibly the whole of the Mediterranean. | Video

Experts seek to protect rare colony of seahorses in northern Greece

Aug 08 2018

STRATONI, Greece Diver Vasilis Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a unique site in a remote gulf in north-eastern Greece where seahorses - a protected species ravaged by pollution and overfishing - are thriving. | Video

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