#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece

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#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece
PicOfTheLot Refugees in Greece

4 October: Afghan refugee girls embrace each other shortly after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. The UN refugee agency is reporting a “noticeable drop” this week in arrivals of refugees by sea into Greece - as the total figure for the year nears the 400,000 mark. Overall, the UNHCR estimates 396,500 people have entered Greece via the Mediterranean this year with seventy percent of them are from war-torn Syria. AP/Muhammed Muheisen

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2 October: People take part in candle light vigil following a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. A gunman opened fire at a community college in southwest Oregon on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding seven others before police shot him to death, authorities said, in the latest mass killing to rock an American campus. Reuters/Steve Dipaola

PicOfTheLot Refugees in Greece

1 October: Tourists ride a vintage American convertible during sunset on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. AP/Desmond Boylan

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30 September: A migrant child leans out of a train window to collect food at the railway station in Tovarnik, Croatia. Reuters/Antonio Bronic

PicOfTheLot Refugees in Greece

29 September: US President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

PicOfTheLot Refugees in Greece

28 September: A surfer catches a wave on his board as a super moon rises in the sky off Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual. Reuters/David Gray

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