Iraqi National Dies in Greek Asylum-Seeker Camp

CHIOS — A 51-year-old Iraqi national was found dead on Sunday night at the VIAL asylum-seeker hosting facility structure on the Aegean island of Chios.

The man had been living there for the last one and a half years and, based on initial evidence, his death was due to health issues.

This was the second sudden death of a camp resident in a week, following that of a 28-year-old Somali man on Easter Monday.


ATHENS - Greece confirmed 18,834 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 45 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday.

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Jill Biden: I Didn’t Expect “Healing Role” as First Lady

LAS VEGAS — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says "healing" a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too.