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Friday, May 27, 2016

U.N. urges Greece to improve poor living conditions for refugees

[A worker removes tents used by migrants during a police operation to evacuate a migrants' makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni]GENEVA (Reuters) - Refugees in some sites in Greece are cramped in "sub-standard conditions" in poorly ventilated "derelict warehouses and factories", with insufficient food, water, toilets and showers, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday. "We urge the Greek authorities, with the financial support provided by the European Union, to find better alternatives quickly," UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told a briefing. (Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Louise Ireland)


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Greek Naturist Resorts: Bare-All Guide to Greek Nudist Colonies

Greeks may appear conventional, however they are the descendants of those who celebrated the body beautiful. Beyond appreciation of the human form, the ancients also believed that hospitality was sanctioned by Zeus himself. Add the two together and you get ...


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The Latest: UK ready to deploy 5th ship off Libya

[Migrants carry their belongings as they leave from a makeshift camp during a police operation at the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Greek police continue to evacuate the sprawling, makeshift Idomeni refugee camp where more than an estimated 8,400 people have been living for months. (Yannis Kolesidis/ANA-MPA via AP)]GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):


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Aristotle's Tomb Found, Confirms GREEK Archaeologist

GREEK archaeologists who have been working to unearth the tomb of Aristotle consider the unearthing of the tomb as the most important finding from ...


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Turkish fighter jets conduct eight violations of GREEK air space in Aegean

Six Turkish fighter jets flying in formation and another four flying separately carried out a total of eight violations of GREEK air space in the northeastern, ...


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UNHCR concerned about conditions of evacuees from Idomeni

[Migrants carry their belongings as they leave from a makeshift camp during a police operation at the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Greek police continue to evacuate the sprawling, makeshift Idomeni refugee camp where more than an estimated 8,400 people have been living for months. (Yannis Kolesidis/ANA-MPA via AP)]GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency is expressing concerns that migrants and refugees who have been moved to several sites with "sub-standard conditions" after being evacuated from a makeshift camp near Greece's border town of Idomeni.


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Greek bonds rally after International Monetary Fund and European Union agree debt relief

After talks that lasted into the small hours of Wednesday, Eurogroup finance ministers gave a nod to releasing 10.3 billion euros ($11.5 billion) in new funds for Greece in recognition of painful fiscal reforms pushed through by Prime Minister Alexis ...


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