Migrant father faces criminal charges in Greece after son drowns at sea

November 11, 2020

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Refugees and migrants are shown in shadow standing in a lin carrying various belongings with the sun flaring in the distance.

Refugees and migrants line up to enter a temporary camp, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Sept. 23, 2020.

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In an unprecedented move by the Greek government, an Afghan father was arrested and faces charges of child endangerment after a dinghy carrying 25 migrants capsized in the Aegean Sea, resulting in the drowning of his son. And, international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the US election ran smoothly and criticized US President Donald Trump for promoting baseless allegations of fraud. Also, Singles Day, a consumer shopping and sales event created by China's e-commerce giant Alibaba 11 years ago, is now celebrated as a national holiday.


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