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September 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of “exhausted and desperate” women and children making their way from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq through Macedonia seeking refuge in Europe has tripled in the past three months, […]

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Refugee crisis in Macedonia continues

August 31, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Large numbers of refugees from the Middle East are continuing to come into Macedonia. According to the Ministry of Interior, last week more than 2000 ...

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Three arrested in discovery of 71 migrants’ bodies in Austria

August 28, 2015, by VOANews

Austrian officials say they have arrested three people connected to the discovery of 71 bodies of migrants found in a truck trailer on an Austrian hig ...

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Bulgaria deploys military to back up Border Police at border with Macedonia

August 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has deployed military personnel to assist Border Police at three border crossings with Macedonia in the regions of Blagoevgrad and Kyustendil ...


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    ‘Dramatic’ situation with refugees in Serbia
    August 24, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After huge crowds during the weekend, the reception centre for migrants in Presevo, near the border between Serbia and Macedonia, was empty this morning. In the camp in Miratovac village […]

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    Thousands of migrants leave Macedonia by train to Serbia
    August 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Thousands of migrants boarded trains Sunday in Macedonia headed north to Serbia after being stuck at the border for several days and blocked from continuing on their journey toward European […]

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    Migrants rush past police into Macedonia
    August 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Thousands of migrants on Saturday rushed past baton-wielding Macedonian police who attempted to block them from entering the country from Greece. Police fired stun grenades and several people were injured […]

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    Macedonian riot police crack down on migrants at border
    August 21, 2015, by VOANews

    Macedonian riot police have cracked down on angry crowds of migrants stranded in a no-man’s land at the border with Greece, where thousands have been waiting for passage since Macedonia […]