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200 Illegal Migrants Cross River into Greece from Turkey

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities say about 200 migrants have crossed into Greece from the northeastern land border with Turkey, an unusually large number of arrivals in that area in a single morning.

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Macron Vows Punishment for States Refusing Third World Migration

Emmanuel Macron has said funding should be withdrawn from pro-sovereignty nations reluctant to hand more power over to Brussels, and that countries which refuse to welcome third world migrants must be thrown out of the Schengen area.

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev (C) struck the name-change deal with Greece

EU Urges Macedonia to Change Name to Placate Member State Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) – The official in charge of European Union’s enlargement negotiations has urged Macedonians to vote in a referendum this month on renaming their country “North Macedonia,” a change that could pave the way for its EU and

A Greek national flag and a European Union flag flutter in the wind as the Parthenon is seen on the Acropolis archaeological site in Athens, Greece. The Greek government borrowed billions from the EU as part of three large bailout programs that Athens has now completed. File Photo by Dimitris …

Pentagon Considers Expanding Presence in Greece amid China, Turkey Concerns

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford told reporters during a visit to Greece Tuesday that the Pentagon is considering expanding its cooperation with Athens and its general presence in the country, citing easier access to battle theaters in Libya and Syria.

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Cyprus Intercepts 36 Syrian Migrants On Boat

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police say they have intercepted 36 Syrian migrants, including 11 women and 14 children, after their boat was located off the Mediterranean island nation’s southeastern coast.

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias (L) is greeted by his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State House in Beijing on August 27, 2018. (Photo by HOW HWEE YOUNG / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read HOW HWEE YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images)

Greece Falls Deeper into China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Trap

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi signed an agreement on Monday for further Greek cooperation with China’s “Belt and Road” infrastructure plan, the latest step in the debt-driven courtship between Athens and Beijing.

ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 9: Greek special police secure the 2004 Olympic Games zone in the port of Pireaus, on August 9, 2004 where luxury liners have been hired to serve as floating hotels for state leaders and VIPs during the Athens Olympics. The liners will be docked for the …

Nice Teenage Migrants Detained Over Riot in Greek Facility

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have detained nine teenagers in a hostel for unaccompanied migrants, following a riot over allegedly poor food and internet services at the facility.