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EU unveils 700M-euro migrant aid plan for Greece

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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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Anti-ISIS coalition pledges stepped-up fight against jihadists

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INTENSIFY CAMPAIGN. A general view of a US led meeting of Coalition Efforts Against Islamic State (IS) during the Nato Defense Ministers council at alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 11, 2016. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA
NATO is ‘exploring the possibility’ it would join the coalition, says Pentagon chief Ashton Carter

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Feb. 12, 2016) — Defense ministers from the US-led coalition striking the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) in Iraq and Syria vowed Continue reading Anti-ISIS coalition pledges stepped-up fight against jihadists