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Government withdraws anti-riot forces from Chios & Lesvos
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Government withdraws anti-riot forces from Chios & Lesvos

Panos - Feb 27, 2020

Anti-riot police forces are expected to withdraw from Lesvos and Chios on Thursday morning as the situation is out of control. The decision was taken by Prime…

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Riot police attacked in Exarchia

Sokratis - Jan 21, 2017

Riot police units stationed in Athens’s Exarchia district were attacked by self-styled anarchists on Friday night, authorities said. The incident occurred on Tositsa Street, outside the Athens…

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European official expresses concern at slow registrations after Leros riot

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

The situation was calm on Friday at a migrant reception center on the eastern Aegean island of Leros following a riot there on Thursday evening but the…

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Greek government braces for refugee violence in wake of implementing relocation deal

chris1 - Apr 03, 2016

Migration spokesperson for the leftist SYRIZA led government Giorgos Kyritsis said the country was bracing itself for riots by refugees ahead of the implementation of the agreement…