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The UN refugee agency said in the last week alone, 20,843 migrants -- virtually all of them fleeing war and persecution in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq -- arrived in Greece, which has seen around 160,000 migrants land on its shores since January, according to the UN refugee agency. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN official has warned. Many(...)

Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference has welcomed Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald’s new working group on direct provision but called for urgent action from the Government on the issue. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Catholic bishops have appealed for urgent action by the Government to address the direct provision system for asylum seekers. They welcomed Minister f(...)

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