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Five people were arrested on a Greek island Tuesday and charged with trying to smuggle nearly a hundred migrants into Europe on an unsafe vessel last week, using what appears to be a new direct sea route from crisis-afflicted Lebanon to Italy, Associated Press reported.

At least 16 people are dead, among them an infant, after a boat carrying migrants capsized Friday near the Greek island of Paros – the third deadly incident requiring search-and-rescue operations this week, Greece’s coastguard reported, along a crucial corridor for refugees seeking to enter Europe, according to Washington Post.
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The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) signed a memorandum of understanding with Enterprise Greece, the official investment agency of the Greek state, to cooperate on investment and renewable energies, according to a statement by the LIA.

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