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#Greece

# greece - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# greece - Monday 11 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash Greece-Macedonia

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

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

# greece - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey Controversial

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

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# greece - Friday 8 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# greece - Monday 4 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

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

# greece - Saturday 2 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees Migration Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty calls EU migrant deal ‘flawed, illegal and immoral’ Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal ‘flawed, illegal and immoral’

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

# greece - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence Migrant Crisis

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

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

# greece - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece Lesbos

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

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

From The42 Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in Making A Point This post contains videos

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

An incredible scene during last night’s game.

# greece - Friday 22 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece Tragedy

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

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

# greece - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here are the most talked about letters of 2015 Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

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

# greece - Saturday 19 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 18 people have died trying to cross into Europe Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

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

# greece - Monday 23 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they’re not being allowed travel across Europe Macedonia

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

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

# greece - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World We Need Rhodes

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

And it would only cost around €250 million.

# greece - Friday 6 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Yanis’s ‘not in the loving business’ answers to Miriam had people talking today Unpopular

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

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

# greece - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.

# greece - Sunday 1 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

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

# greece - Friday 9 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece Tragic

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

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

# greece - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her Unknown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win People Power

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# greece - Sunday 20 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017 Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

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

# greece - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas Refugee Crisis

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

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# greece - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany Humanitarian Crisis

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

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

# greece - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point Lesbos

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

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

# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# greece - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece Surprise

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

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

# greece - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour Greece

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

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

# greece - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos – but migrants won’t be allowed live on it Migrant Crisis

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos – but migrants won’t be allowed live on it

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

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout Vote Passed

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

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

# greece - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos Migrant Crisis

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

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# greece - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means Bailout

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

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

The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.

From TheJournal.ie Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test Don't Drink And Fly

# greece - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

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

From TheJournal.ie The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit Consumer Confidence

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

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

# greece - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session Early Hours

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

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

# greece - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

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

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