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Turkey watches Greek Army reinforce Evros border (VIDEO)

Turkey is angered by Greece’s move to build embankments behind the border line, according to Turkish media. Thousands of illegal migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and a few from Syria, have…

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Migration Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (02 – 08 March 2020)

The weaponisation of thousands of refugees and economic migrants by Turkey last week forced the EU to intervene and help Greece protect its borders. Turkey’s exploitation of the migration crisis and the…

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Migrant Crisis: Weekly snapshot (17 – 23 February 2020)

With Turkey actively engaging in people smuggling by not preventing tens of thousands of migrants crossing into Greece from its territory and its coast guard authorities ignoring calls from their Greek counterparts…

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Greece wants NATO to halt migration influx from Turkey

Greece’s Defence Minister, Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Thursday called for a greater presence of NATO in the Aegean, during the two-day meeting of NATO Defence Ministers in Brussels that occurred on the 12-13th…

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819 refugee arrivals in last week of 2019

According to the latest report from the UN Refugee Agency in Greece, this week saw the arrival of 819 people on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 1,739 arrivals but…

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More than 1,000 unaccompanied minors sheltered in Greece

The Chief of Mission in Greece for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Mr Gianluca Rocco said on Monday that his organisation has offered accommodation to more than 1,000 unaccompanied minors since…

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Greek migrant centre impresses Romanian Minister

Greece’s Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas on Tuesday took the Romanian Interior Minister Carmen Daniela Dan to the refugee and migrant hosting centre at Schisto. Dan who is currently in Greece on…

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Rioters facing felony charges over November 17 day riots

Following the clashes between anarchists and police during the commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic, six of the nineteen individuals arrested by…

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