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PM to join more talks on refugees amid unrest

As Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras joins nine of his European counterparts, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Vienna on Saturday to discuss the refugee crisis, authorities on the Aegean islands on Friday struggled to keep order at overcrowded migrant reception centers. Another 241 migrants arrived on islands of the northern Aegean from Turkey on Thursday, […]

IMF calls for more pension cuts, greater debt relief in report

The International Monetary Fund called for Greece to cut pensions and taxes and for its lenders to provide significant debt relief in order for the country to make a convincing exit from the crisis. In its annual report on the Greek economy, following so-called Article Four consultations in Athens, the Fund described the country’s pension […]

30,000 more refugees expected in Greece in next 20 days

The Greek government has said it expects 30,000 to enter the country within the next 20 days, as it announced plans to build housing facilities to accommodate the increased numbers across the mainland. The spokesperson for the Coordination of Refugees, George Kyritsis set the relocation of refugees to the existing reception centers around the country […]