All posts tagged Greece

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October 4, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

The flow of refugees through Greece is greater than ever, but bad weather and border closures threaten to strand thousands and stretch coping mechanisms beyond control. “The road was like […]

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Rough seas cut migrant flow to Greece

October 4, 2015, by VOANews

As migrants streamed into the Karatepes registration camp Saturday on the Greek island of Lesbos, many smiled as they clutched bags, suitcases and the ...

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Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, October 2

October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry, State Agency for National Security and prosecutors detained 46 alleged people-traffickers and 501 migrants who had ...

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Future of Europe cannot be built on ‘ever-higher walls,’ Greek PM Tsipras tells UN

October 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras says that his country is striving to bolster regional security and is supporting all efforts promoting peace and s ...

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    Greece opens Olympic venue to migrants
    October 1, 2015, by VOANews

    Greek authorities have opened a disused Olympic venue to house more than 400 migrants who have been camping out in Athens’ Victoria Square. Police on Thursday escorted buses carrying the […]

  • In the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, refugees take shelter beneath a metal pavilion on a rainy day near the town of Gevgelija on the border with Greece Photo UNICEFTomislav Georgiev
    Europe’s migrant crisis: September 28 roundup
    September 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    “We will not turn our country into a refugee camp”, Greece’s deputy immigration policy minister Yannis Mouzalas said in an interview with Avgi newspaper, adding that the ministry’s intention is to […]

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    Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, September 25
    September 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    More than 100 000 refugees and migrants entered Greece illegally in August alone, the Independent Balkan News Agency said on September 25. The huge flow of refugees and immigrants in Greece […]

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    Alexis Tsipras unveils new Greek cabinet
    September 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Returning prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced the composition of the new Greek government in the early hours of Wednesday. Tsipras met Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos on Monday to seal […]