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Two migrants were killed at Turkey-Greece border -Amnesty

9 hours ago   |   National Post

ISTANBUL - Two migrants were shot dead last month as they tried to enter Greece from Turkey after Ankara "recklessly encouraged" thousands of migrants to cross the border to...
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How instant coffee became the beverage of choice for the socially distant

1 day ago   |   National Post

Before visiting Greece, I always associated instant coffee with my friend's dad's fishing boat. Shelf-stable and easily prepared, it was the beverage of choice when sailing the...
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Greece Records First Coronavirus Cases Among Refugees, Imposes Quarantine On Camp

Greece Records First Coronavirus Cases Among Refugees, Imposes Quarantine On Camp

1 day ago   |   NPR

At least 20 refugees in a camp outside Athens have tested positive for COVID-19. Some 60,000 refugees live in camps in Greece, some crammed into tight quarters with little...
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Greece quarantines camp after migrants test coronavirus positive

1 day ago   |   National Post

ATHENS - Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Thursday, its first such facility to be...
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Italy's future is in German hands

Italy's future is in German hands

1 day ago   |   Politico

ROME - This time, Southern Europe isn't taking nein for an answer. As coronavirus cuts a swath of economic destruction across Europe, pushing the already-strained budgets of...
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Greece quarantines first camp after 20 asylum seekers test coronavirus positive

Greece quarantines first camp after 20 asylum seekers test coronavirus positive

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Athens has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the first such facility in Greece to be hit since the outbreak of the disease...
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Greece quarantines camp after migrants test coronavirus positive

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ATHENS - Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Thursday.
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Woman in Greece first refugee to test positive for coronavirus

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Authorities are trying to confirm whether woman who recently gave birth caught infection in refugee camp or at hospital.
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New Greek coronavirus cases include ship crew and migrant mum

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ATHENS - Greece reported 102 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 20 people on a ship and a female asylum seeker who recently gave birth in hospital in Athens, the first...
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New Greek coronavirus cases include cruise passengers and migrant mum

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ATHENS - Greece reported 102 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 20 people on a cruise ship and a female asylum seeker who recently gave birth in hospital in Athens...
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White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

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Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

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Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

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‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

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Corona beer stops production

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National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...