Tag: Austria

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Telegraph: Austria could sabotage Greece-FYROM name agreement

makis - Jun 18, 2018

According to British news site Telegraph, Austria is threatening to sabotage the agreement reached between Greece and FYROM on the name dispute signed on Sunday at Prespes.…

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TUI Austria: Greece topped reservations list for 2017

Panos - Nov 16, 2017

TUI Austria this week announced that Greece topped its reservations list for the recently ended summer season, as well as for 2016, with turnover related to Greece…

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Austrian Presidential Elections to be repeated!

Panos - Jul 01, 2016

In an amazing development the Constitutional Court of Austria has overturned the country’s Presidential election results, which saw independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen narrowly edge out…

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Austrian minister calls for tighter border controls for EU citizens

chris1 - Mar 27, 2016

Austria's interior minister has called for tougher measures to protect the European Union's borders from returning jihadi fighters, Austrian newspaper Oesterreich reported on Sunday. “We know that…

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Austria urges EU to send soldiers to Greece to police border

makis - Mar 21, 2016

The European Union should send a team of soldiers and civilians to help police Greece's frontiers because the bloc's border agency Frontex is “too slow”, Austria's defense…

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DNA points to terrorist’s partner as helicopter hijacker

makis - Feb 24, 2016

Forensic evidence from a helicopter that was hijacked on Sunday appears to confirm that the woman who threatened the pilot at gunpoint was Pola Roupa, the partner…

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Austria warns EU survival at stake in migrant crisis

makis - Feb 24, 2016

Austria warned Wednesday that the EU's future was at stake as it pressed Balkan states, in the absence of an effective common response by the bloc, to…

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Austria caps migrants, agrees to ‘cooperate better’ with Greece

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

Austria on Friday introduced a daily cap on asylum-seekers, sparking EU fears of a domino effect along the Balkan migrant trail and a threat from Greece to…

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Austria snubs EU with migrant cap launch as rift widens

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Austria on Friday introduced a new daily cap on asylum seekers which could trigger a domino effect of border clampdowns on the Balkan migrant trail from Greece…

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EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

The European Union’s commissioner for migration policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on Sunday warned against recent suggestions that Greece may be expelled from the Schengen Area if it fails…