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Italy’s Renzi: At last Hollande is with us, we can cause a stir

After the EU-Mediterranean summit in Athens on Friday, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi expressed his satisfaction that French President Francois Hollande joined Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s initiative to form a front against austerity, Italy’s Corriere della Sera newspaper reported on Saturday. “At last, Hollande is with us, he got over his indecisiveness,” the paper quoted […]

Greece can handle volume of migrant arrivals, minister says

“Sixty-thousand migrants and refugees is not such a huge number,” Deputy Defense Minister Dimitris Vitsas told Skai TV Friday, saying that Greece could easily handle the volume of arrivals “if we didn’t… distribute them between only 200 of the country’s 354 municipalities.” Responding to criticism about conditions at many of the migrant reception facilities in […]