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Alkis Konstantinidis

Recent and archived articles by Alkis Konstantinidis

Islamic State jails hidden among ordinary villas in Mosul

7 June 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State built prison cells inside an ordinary villa in Mosul as part of the group's tactic of boosting the safety of its jails and security centres by concealing them among regular houses.

Jordan's Queen Rania visits refugees on Greek island of Lesbos

25 April 2016

LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Queen Rania of Jordan met refugees at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday in a visit to highlight the plight of people she said had "seen unspeakable horror and experienced unthinkable tragedy".

Greek police fire tear gas to disperse angry farmers in Athens

13 February 2016

ATHENS (Reuters) - Angry Greek farmers clashed with riot police in Athens then paraded their tractors and pick-ups outside parliament on Friday, in their first big protest in the capital against pension reform plans after weeks of road blockades.

Derelict Kos hotel a haven for migrants trapped in Greece

17 August 2015

KOS, Greece (Reuters) - Mohammed Ibrahim fled fighting in Afghanistan for a better life in Germany but found himself trapped in a derelict hotel on the Greek island of Kos. He has little food and water, but still hopes to find a way to leave soon.

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