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13 August, 2020
 

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1. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

2. Protesting islanders barge into Chios hotel, eight officers injured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesting-islanders-barge-into-chios-hotel-eight-officers-injured

Local residents in Chios, angered by the Greek Government's determination to go ahead with the creation of closed migrant centers on the islands, on Wednesday barged into a hotel near the construction site and attacked eight police officers who are staying there....

3. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

4. Greece to speed up creation of migrant holding centers to ease tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-speed-up-creation-of-migrant-holding-centers-to-ease-tension

Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centers on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents....

5. Greece seeking EU alliances to boost migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-seeks-eu-alliances-to-boost-migrant-returns

As tensions at migrant camps on the Aegean islands simmer amid continuing arrivals, the Greek government is looking at ways of accelerating the return of those whose asylum applications are rejected....

6. Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-floating-fence-to-keep-migrants-out

Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday....

7. Fresh calls for migrants to be moved from Aegean islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fresh-calls-for-migrants-to-be-moved-from-aegean-islands

Authorities on the eastern Aegean islands have renewed calls on the central government to relocate hundreds of migrants to the mainland as their population on Lesvos, Chios and Samos has risen to 16,334 from 10,349 this time last year. ...

8. Noratlas replica finds its way to Makedonitissa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/noratlas-replica-finds-its-way-to-makedonitissa

The parts of a Noratlas plane arrived at Makedonitissa military cemetery on Monday, where they will be put back together in an exact replica of the aircraft that was shot down by friendly fire during a secret mission in 1974...

9. Greek island protest about migrant influx turns violent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-protest-about-migrant-influx-turns-violent

Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday to try to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesvos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy....

10. Specialist team recovers Mirage flight recorder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/specialist-team-recovers-mirage-flight-recorder

An oceanographic vessel of the Greek Center for Marine Research, using a robotic submersible, retrieved on Tuesday the flight recorder of the Mirage 2000-5 which crashed into the sea in the central Aegean, near Skyros, on April 12, killing the pilot Captain Giorgos Baltadoros....

11. Greece in mourning after death of fighter pilot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-in-mourning-after-death-of-fighter-pilot

The jet piloted by 34-year-old Captain Giorgos Baltadoros was one of two Mirages sent to intercept a pair of Turkish F-16s...

12. Commission extends Greece's visa-at-the-gate scheme for Turks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-extends-greece-s-visa-at-the-gate-scheme-for-turks

The European Commission on Wednesday approved a one-year extension to a special visa agreement between Greece and Turkey that allows Turks who want to visit seven Greek islands to apply for a visa directly at their destination....

13. Fears that Erdogan is controlling migrant flows to raise pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-that-erdogan-is-controlling-migrant-flows-to-raise-pressure

Tensions have peaked in the Aegean in recent weeks with a spike in Turkish violations of Greek airspace and disputes at sea...

14. EU-Turkey migrant deal ‘at risk’, report says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-turkey-migrant-deal-‘at-risk-report-says

The deal signed between Ankara and Brussels in March 2016 to crack down on human trafficking over the Aegean is hanging in the balance as several countries are reportedly refusing to pay for it, insisting that the European Commission cover the next tranche of 3 billion euros in funding pledged to Turkey....

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