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UN slams migrant ‘detention facilities’ in Greece

REFUGEE CRISIS. A migrant woman cleans the area around her tent at the Greek-Macedonian border, in Idomeni, Greece, March 21, 2016. Photo by Armando Babani/EPA
The UN refugee agency also suspends some activities in the Greek islands, where thousands of migrants have been arriving

GENEVA, Switzerland (Mar. 23, 2016) — The UN refugee agency on Tuesday, March 22, harshly criticized an EU-Turkey deal on curbing the influx of migrants to Greece, saying reception centers had Continue reading UN slams migrant ‘detention facilities’ in Greece

EU unveils 700M-euro migrant aid plan for Greece

WORSENING CRISIS. Refugees wait to take the permission to pass the Greek-FYROM borders at the refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece, March 2, 2016. Photo by Simela Pantzartzi/EPA
The funds would be allocated over 3 years under the plan, which must be approved by a majority of member states and the European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 2, 2016) — The EU on Wednesday, March 2, proposed 700 million euros in emergency aid for Greece and other states as it began to tackle the migrant crisis within its borders like humanitarian disasters in developing countries.

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