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Tag: Evros

Construction of Evros border fence to be completed within months

Construction of Evros border fence to be completed within months

Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis visited the Greek-Turkish border region of Evros on Tuesday. There he met with police and army officers at the border stations of Kastanies and Feres and…

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Greek tanks have turned Evros into an impregnable fortification

Greek tanks have turned Evros into an impregnable fortification. After the Vietnam War and the 1973 Arab-Israeli conflict, many came to the conclusion that new technologies were signaling a revolution in the…

Greece's Top Google Searches of 2020

Greece’s Top Google Searches of 2020

Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web. As 2020 comes to an end, Google has released the most-searched terms and phrases for every country. As…

Vehicle confiscated from human trafficker in Evros - December 2, 2020.

Human trafficker in Evros caught smuggling illegal immigrants

Yesterday afternoon in Evros, a human trafficker was arrested by police officers of the Didymoteicho Border Guard Department of the Orestiada Police Directorate for bringing illegal immigrants into Greece. More specifically, the…

Council of Europe calls on Greece to "stop pushbacks"

Council of Europe calls on Greece to “stop pushbacks”

A report released by the Council of Europe on Thursday, “urges the Greek authorities to change their approach towards immigration detention and to ensure that migrants deprived of their liberty are treated…

Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

The Greek Armed Forces have begun setting up barbed-wire obstacles and battle positions, repairing lookout posts and installing lighting along the country’s border with Turkey in Evros. The works are taking place…

Kindergarten teacher transforms school in Evros

Kindergarten teacher transforms school in Evros

A kindergarten teacher in Peplos, a town in Evros, went above and beyond to make the environment she teaches at fun and safe for the children. It was the beginning of September,…