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Tensions High in Lesbos as Asylum Center Burns Down, Greek Authorities Attack Refugees

HeadlineMar 09, 2020

In Lesbos, Greece, a Swiss-run center for refugees burned down Sunday as tensions continue to mount after Turkey announced it would no longer stop asylum seekers from crossing its border with Greece. Greek authorities again fired tear gas and water cannons at refugees as they approached the border. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with EU officials today and has called for help with the millions of refugees who have entered the country fleeing war in Syria.

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