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04 Sep 2015 Friday
Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey
Thousands of migrants and refugees, mainly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq have been making the risky journey from the Turkish coast to the Greek islands each week. On several occasions, people have lost their lives en route to Europe, while thousands of people are currently stranded on the Greek Aegean islands awaiting for the ships that will carry them to the mainland, so that they can make their way to northern European countries. IHA is operational in Bodrum, Athens and Istanbul.
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Ukraine: death toll after clashes rises to three
The authorities now say three police officers were killed. 141 people were injured, some seriously. Violent clashes erupted in Ukraine's capital city Monday as demonstrators there protested constitutional amendments being discussed by lawmakers. Police in riot gear hurled stun grenades and smoke bombs into the crowds. Nationalists clashed with police as the parliament in Kyiv debated granting more autonomy to the disputed regions in the east. IHA is operational in Kiev and Donetsk.
Tsipras resigns, calls for September election
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in. Tsipras did not give a date for the new polls but they are expected to be held on 20 September, the state news agency ANA said, citing government sources. IHA mobile SNG truck and studio facilities are fully operational in Athens.
Turkey to hold snap election on November 1
Turkey will hold a snap election on November 1 and an interim government will be formed in the meantime, if necessary with members from outside parliament, President Erdogan announced. Erdogan asked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form the temporary power-sharing government. IHA is operational in Ankara and Istanbul.
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