""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
Protesters marched through the streets of Athens on Thursday as over two-and-a-half-million workers took part in a general strike that has brought
As on every November 17, an annual march was held on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student revolt that sounded the death knell for
On the streets of Athens the crack of tear gas being fired echoed in the city. The clashes erupted between police and anti-austerity protesters many
Anti-austerity protesters marched on the streets of Athens on Wednesday as Greece moves closer to concluding a deal with lenders on a multi-billion
In Greece, while the politicians debate inside, outside there are protests on the streets. Several protests against #bailout; police mobilize #Greece
Supporters of the ‘No’ vote in Greece’s bailout referendum celebrated in Athens on Sunday after voters rejected creditors’ demands for more austerity
Thousands of Communist Party (KKE) supporters gathered in front of Greece’s parliament building in central Athens on Thursday (July 2). Their leader
Fears that the country is about to crash out of the euro brought thousands of Greeks into central Athens on Tuesday urging support for a Yes vote
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in for more talks with his country’s main lenders today in order to smooth over reported divisions regarding
Several thousand pro-European Greeks staged a demonstration in favour of staying in the euro as EU leaders discussed their country’s fate in
As Greece hurtles towards a possible debt default, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says Athens will not sign up to a new bailout programme to
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Dozens of self-proclaimed anarchists have clashed with Greek riot police in Athens. About 60 hooded protesters held the rally in a show of solidarity
A mood of optimism continues on the streets of Athens as Greeks show their support for their anti-austerity government ahead of crucial bailout talks in Brussels.
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A group describing themselves as anarchists have clashed with police in Athens, They torched three cars and a bus as well as setting fire to