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10 riot police units to evacuate Idomeni camp

Panos - May 23, 2016

Ten riot police squads will be deployed to Idomeni refugee camp, after the Greek police decided to evacuate the 12,000 refugees and migrants to relocate them to…

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Vitsas tells Idomeni refugees occupying railway tracks to respect Geneva conventions!

makis - Apr 21, 2016

Greece’s Alternate Minister for National Defence Dimitris Vitsas admitted that the borders between Greece and its neighbouring countries in the north would not open, in an interview…

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Defence Ministry admits FYROM violated Greek airspace over Idomeni!

makis - Apr 21, 2016

he Hellenic National Defence General Staff released a statement admitting that two military helicopters violated the Greek national airspace by flying over the Idomeni camp in northern…

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Police arrest two Spanish nationalis in connection with Idomeni clashes

makis - Apr 14, 2016

Greek police have arrested two Spanish men on suspicion of taking part in clashes between refugees and other migrants and police of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia…

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Desperation takes over in refugee camps – NGOs stop their activities

makis - Mar 24, 2016

Refugees and immigrants stranded in Greece see their hopes to continue their journey to Europe fading away, while the living conditions in makeshift camp are getting worse.…

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Two Idomeni camp refugees set themselves on fire in protest

makis - Mar 22, 2016

Two refugees at the Idomeni camp in northern Greece tried to set themselves on fire Tuesday morning protesting against the wretched living conditions in the camp. Some…

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Chinese Artist Brings Piano to Syrian Musician Stranded in Greece

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has brightened the life of a Syrian refugee who has been stranded in a muddy camp in Greece. Ai placed a large…

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Children exposed to raw sewage, noxious fumes at Greek border camp

makis - Mar 11, 2016

At a migrant camp on Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), children queue barefoot in the mud and rain for a single sandwich,…

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Over 12,500 refugees remain stranded at the border in Idomeni

makis - Mar 04, 2016

The situation on the border with FYROM in Idomeni is growing worse, as there are now over 12,500 refugees waiting to cross over. Authorities estimate that there…

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Greece to declare a state of emergency

ilias1 - Feb 29, 2016

The Greek government has acknowledged that it considers declaring a state of emergency to deal with the refugee crisis and that it has already submitted to the…