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Boy dies after boat capsizes as migrants try to cross Greek-Turkish border

A boy has died after a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized, as a wave of thousands tried to cross...

Greek islanders in day of protest on overcrowded migrant camps

Residents, business owners and officials have launched a day of protest on the Greek islands hardest hit by migration, demanding that the government ease...

Greece gets first female president after parliamentary vote

High court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected as Greece’s first female president with an overwhelming majority in a parliamentary vote. Politicians on Wednesday voted...

At least seven dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy and Greece

At least seven people have died as heavy rain hit the Riviera coasts of France and Italy, trapping travellers in their cars, as well...

Woman and child killed’ as migrants set fires at Greek camp

Migrants protesting at an overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have set fires and clashed with police, authorities said. Police and local authorities...

Greek riot police and migrants clash for third day

Hundreds of protesting migrants have clashed with police for a third straight day outside an overcrowded refugee camp. Demonstrators threw rocks at officers, who responded...

Greece on target to return to markets, creditors say

Greece is on target to tap bond markets for money again by the end of this year and exit its bailout programme next summer,...

Three dead, 10 injured, as train goes off rails into house in Greece

Three people have been killed and 10 injured when an Intercity train derailed and crashed into a house, exiting on the other side, in...

Greece agrees new bailout terms with lenders

Greek government officials have reached agreement with creditors on the terms to restart bailout loan payouts, following months of tough negotiations. The terms include...

Fast-track migrant centres in Greece and Italy ‘overwhelmed’

Migrant centres in Greece and Italy meant to fast-track people seeking asylum in Europe are overwhelmed and urgently require more experts, particularly to help...

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Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...
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