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EU states urged to meet refugee relocation pledge

The European Union’s top migration official on Monday urged member-states to meet their refugee relocation pledges by September and help alleviate the pressure on countries such as Greece and Italy which have borne the brunt of arrivals across the Mediterranean.



American high school band plays in the streets of Nafplio

Members of the West End High School Band from Alabama in the USA perform in a parade through the streets of Nafplio in the eastern Peloponnese on Monday. Their participation in the parade was part of an eight-day educational trip to Greece organized by the school.


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