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# greece - Monday 11 April, 2016

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash
# Greece-Macedonia
# Greece-Macedonia

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Apr 11th 2016, 8:37 AM 11,128 Views 67 Comments

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

# greece - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
# Controversial
# Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Apr 9th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,216 Views 42 Comments

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# greece - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey
# Greece
# Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

Apr 8th 2016, 7:47 AM 9,788 Views 60 Comments

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# greece - Monday 4 April, 2016

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey
# EU Deal
# EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

Apr 4th 2016, 7:16 AM 15,290 Views 64 Comments

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

# greece - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 21,831 Views 160 Comments

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

# greece - Friday 18 March, 2016

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'
# Refugees
# Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Mar 18th 2016, 6:48 PM 23,273 Views 95 Comments

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

# greece - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,043 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# greece - Saturday 30 January, 2016

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

Jan 30th 2016, 12:32 PM 9,544 Views 73 Comments

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in
# Making A Point
From The42
# Making A Point

Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in

Jan 30th 2016, 12:06 PM 6,819 Views 1 Comment

An incredible scene during last night’s game.

# greece - Friday 22 January, 2016

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

Jan 22nd 2016, 2:07 PM 10,178 Views 64 Comments

Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.

# greece - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,676 Views 4 Comments

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# greece - Saturday 19 December, 2015

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
# Tragic
# Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Dec 19th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,484 Views 92 Comments

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

# greece - Monday 23 November, 2015

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe
# Macedonia
# Macedonia

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:40 PM 24,432 Views 103 Comments

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

# greece - Saturday 7 November, 2015

There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
# We Need Rhodes
# We Need Rhodes

There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Nov 7th 2015, 10:15 AM 30,404 Views 72 Comments

And it would only cost around €250 million.

# greece - Friday 6 November, 2015

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today
# Unpopular
# Unpopular

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today

Nov 6th 2015, 5:10 PM 24,489 Views 70 Comments

The former ‘rock star’ Greek finance minister sat down for a chat with Miriam O’Callaghan.

# greece - Monday 2 November, 2015

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:28 PM 8,136 Views 64 Comments

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter
# Prepare For Takeoff
# Prepare For Takeoff

Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:39 AM 23,683 Views 39 Comments

Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.

# greece - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
# Samos
# Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Nov 1st 2015, 1:29 PM 10,374 Views 61 Comments

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

# greece - Friday 9 October, 2015

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece
# Tragic
# Tragic

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

Oct 9th 2015, 7:00 PM 14,624 Views 91 Comments

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

# greece - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
# Unknown
# Unknown

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 16,153 Views 57 Comments

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# greece - Monday 21 September, 2015

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win
# People Power
# People Power

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

Sep 21st 2015, 12:10 PM 22,091 Views 110 Comments

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# greece - Sunday 20 September, 2015

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Sep 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 22,426 Views 167 Comments

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

# greece - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas

Sep 15th 2015, 12:18 PM 17,969 Views 137 Comments

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# greece - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany

Sep 8th 2015, 2:19 PM 18,129 Views 142 Comments

They are reported to be staying in a former police barracks in Berlin.

# greece - Sunday 30 August, 2015

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

Aug 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,253 Views 89 Comments

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Aug 22nd 2015, 4:02 PM 16,389 Views 191 Comments

Some 2,000 refugees and migrants have been stuck in no-man’s land between the two countries since Thursday.

# greece - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
# What Next?
# What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

Aug 21st 2015, 10:37 PM 19,099 Views 106 Comments

It’s called Popular Unity.

# greece - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece
# Surprise
# Surprise

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Aug 20th 2015, 11:44 PM 75,641 Views 231 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

# greece - Monday 17 August, 2015

ITV journalist 'tries to save man' after apparent suicide in Greek harbour
# Greece
# Greece

ITV journalist 'tries to save man' after apparent suicide in Greek harbour

Aug 17th 2015, 10:07 AM 23,298 Views 30 Comments

Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.

# greece - Friday 14 August, 2015

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it

Aug 14th 2015, 7:22 PM 15,166 Views 24 Comments

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
# Vote Passed
# Vote Passed

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

Aug 14th 2015, 3:35 PM 12,962 Views 68 Comments

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# greece - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

Aug 13th 2015, 8:48 AM 15,458 Views 184 Comments

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# greece - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means
# Bailout
# Bailout

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means

Aug 11th 2015, 7:54 AM 15,460 Views 89 Comments

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# greece - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

Aug 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 44,494 Views 59 Comments

The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.

Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test
# Don't Drink And Fly
# Don't Drink And Fly

Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test

Aug 8th 2015, 1:46 PM 46,008 Views 26 Comments

Not ideal.

# greece - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

Jul 30th 2015, 10:59 AM 15,171 Views 62 Comments

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit
# Consumer Confidence
# Consumer Confidence

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit

Jul 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 17,185 Views 79 Comments

A new report on consumer confidence has also identified the closure of Clerys as having a negative impact.

# greece - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session

Jul 23rd 2015, 8:20 AM 9,078 Views 70 Comments

Relief for Alexis Tsipras – but he’s had to endure another major rebellion from his own party.

# greece - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August
# Neverending Story
# Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Jul 21st 2015, 10:50 PM 20,358 Views 91 Comments

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# greece - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Jul 20th 2015, 7:26 AM 20,115 Views 107 Comments

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.