EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis

...where a ferry was preparing to take about 2,500 people to Athens. They were later to tour a reception center set up to register...protecting their own national borders."___Elena Becatoros in Athens, and Jill Lawless in London, contributed to this report.
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Left-wing Syriza wins Greek vote

ATHENS, Greece - A jubilant Alexis Tsipras vowed to continue fighting for his country' rapturous applause from dancing, cheering Syriza supporters in central Athens. The Independent Greeks were in seventh place with 3.6 percent of the vote...
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European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

...migrants' misery, as thunderstorms drenched hundreds camped out in Athens' Victoria Square."We have nothing. No water, no food, Berlin; Karel Janicek in Prague; and Costas Kantouris in Athens contributed to this report.
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Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too

...He died last month, but his charity carries on his work.In Athens, refugees sleeping in a city square receive visits daily from...Romania, David Keyton in Malmo, Sweden, Elena Becatoros in Athens, Monika Scislowska in Warsaw, Colleen Barry in Milan, Elaine...
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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...try to cross into the country over those borders in large numbers.Abolfazl Ebrahimi, a 17-year-old Afghan who was in Athens on Tuesday, said his group now plans to get to Western Europe through Croatia."I thought that European people are kind and...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...Security Writer Robert Burns, AP Diplomatic Writer Matthew Lee and AP Intelligence Writer Ken Dilanian in Washington, Zeina Karam and Bassem Mroue in Beirut, Elena Becatoros in Athens and Karel Janicek in Prague contributed to this report.
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Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...Associated Press reporters Bela Szandelszky in Budapest; Amer Cohadzic in Roszke, Hungary; Geir Moulson in Berlin; George Jahn in Vienna; Suzan Fraser in Ankara, Turkey, and Elena Becatoros in Athens contributed to this report.
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Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants reach Hungary before the tougher security measures take effect.? Pogatchnik reported from Budapest, Hungary. Associated Press writers Pablo Gorondi in Budapest and Demetris Nellas in Athens, Greece, contributed to this report.
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Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

ATHENS, Greece - Rioters hurled petrol bombs at...Sari, 45, as she walked through central Athens."Naturally, the people are furious...ministers scrambling to find ways to get Athens some money sooner.The European Commission...
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Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

ATHENS, Greece - Greek banks reopened Monday for...who has run a small kebab shop in central Athens for 20 years, said the higher tax rates...Union also sent a three-month loan to Athens, enabling the government to repay a 4...
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