All posts tagged Macedonia

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November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of migrants, including refugees, that have arrived in Europe by land and sea since the beginning of 2015 is more than 898 000, according to the International Organization […]

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

Refugees try to force their way into Macedonia

November 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The situation with refugees on the southern border of Macedonia continues to be tense. Hundreds of refugees from Pakistan, Iran, Algeria, Morocco and ...

Croatian police guard a camp near the border they say will house refugees for a day or two before they are transferred to the border with Hungary Opatovac Croatia

European leaders on refugee route pledge co-operation

November 26, 2015, by VOANews

Southeast and central European leaders have pledged closer cooperation on combating terrorism and dealing with the regional refugee crisis that has ov ...

Syrian refugee Mohamed his wife Fatima and their two babies wait in Serbia to cross into Croatia Photo UNHCR Mark Henley

UN Secretary-General: New European border restrictions on refugees, migrants violate human rights

November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned Balkan states that border restrictions based on a refugee’s or migrant’s nationality infri ...

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    Opinion: Looking away from the Greece-Macedonia border
    November 24, 2015, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    Following the reprehensible terror attacks in Paris, politicians and the media have understandably concentrated on the security situation, the hunt for perpetrators and the fight against “Islamic State.” However, refugees [&hell ...

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    Serbia ‘protects’ itself, limits migrant flow
    November 19, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Economic migrants from Macedonia cannot enter Serbia because Croatia and Slovenia had announced earlier they would not accept them, Serbian minister in charge for the refugees and migrants said in […]

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    Can the Balkans kick its jihadi habit?
    November 17, 2015, by VOANews

    As the camera pans across a group of Bosnian children holding an Islamic State flag, they chant greetings to IS leader Abu Bakar Al-Baghdadi. Boys under the age of 10, […]

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    Macedonia considers barbed wire fences to stop refugee influxes
    November 16, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    State authorities in Macedonia are looking into the possibility of installing barbed wire fences on the Greek border. This decision has been recommended by the country’s high Security Council, headed by […]