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Greece to build shelters for unaccompanied minors

The Greek government has made plans to create adequate housing for the 4,700 unaccompanied migrants minors within the next few months, reported the Greek daily Ekathimerini. The number of unaccompanied minors in the country has surged recently, with figures reaching the level of the refugee crisis in 2015, states the Greek daily. Greece is hosting 4,779 unaccompanied minors, although only about 1,200 are in safe abodes.

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Commission chief under fire for Croatia campaign video

EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen recorded a video in support of Croatia's ruling party, which the EU executive said was in her "personal capacity" - and admits it was a "mistake" that this was not made clear.

Parliament vaping booths 'too confidential' to discuss

The European Parliament is refusing to disclose documents on an internal debate on whether to set up e-cigarette smoking booths at its premises in Strasbourg and Brussels, posing questions on how it handles transparency on relatively minor issues.

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