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Half of Idomeni Camp Migrants Missing

After the Greek government successfully cleared 8,000 migrants from the Idomeni camp, half of them have gone missing. The notorious Idomeni migrant camp, that has been the subject of attempted border crossings, riots and even deaths, was finally cleared as of

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VIDEO: Migrants Hurl Tear Gas At Police, Tear Down Border Fence

A week of rioting and coordinated assaults on the Greece-Macedonia border continued today, with migrants tearing fences down and launching tear gas at border police. Yesterday, left wing activists were detained accused of instigating the ongoing unrest. https://twitter.com/OnlineMagazin/status/720250073314160640 More than

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Greece Postpones Deportations From Large Migrant Camps

The landmark EU-Turkey migrant summit deal may already be failing as Greece decides to postpone deportations in large migrant camps. There were no deportations of migrants from the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday because, according to the Greeks, there

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Violence On the Rise in Greek Migrant Camps

Across migrant camps in Greece incidents of violence, from assaults to stabbings, are escalating in number as inter-ethnic conflicts erupt. Disputes between different nationalities in Piraeus, Idomeni and the island of Chios have led to a wave of violent attacks

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Macedonia Sends Over 1,000 Migrants Back To Greece

Some 1,500 migrants who managed to cross into Macedonia, despite the border being closed to them for a week, have been sent back to Greece by Macedonian troops, officials said Tuesday. The desperate group of men, women and children had

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EU Ministers Meet As Balkan Migrant Route Slammed Shut

(AFP) – EU interior ministers were set to meet in Brussels Thursday to discuss the migrant crisis after western Balkan nations slammed shut their borders, exacerbating a dire humanitarian situation on the Macedonian frontier. The scheduled two-day meeting will tackle

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Greece Says EU Migrant Sharing Is ‘Absolute Emergency’

(AFP) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday demanded the “urgent” relocation of thousands of refugees to other EU countries, as neighbouring Macedonia further tightened a border blockade trapping them in his country. He made the call on the

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EU Warns Greece Over ‘Seriously Neglected’ Borders

(AFP) – Greece has failed to protect the EU’s external frontiers from migrants and faces border controls with the rest of the Schengen passport-free zone in three months if it fails to act, the European Commission said Wednesday. The highly

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Macedonia Closes Border with Greece to Migrants

Skopje (AFP) – Macedonia has closed its border with Greece to migrants, police in Skopje said Wednesday, blocking the path of hundreds trying to reach northern Europe. “The border is closed,” a senior Macedonian police official told AFP, while a

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Greece Starts Removing Stranded Migrants At Macedonia Border

IDOMENI, Greece (Reuters) – Greek police started removing hundreds of migrants stranded on the Greece Macedonia border and blocking rail traffic on Wednesday, a police official and a Reuters eyewitness said. Some 1,200 people mostly from Pakistan, Morocco and Iran,

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