Tag: border

Turkey reinforces army units at the Syrian border
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Turkey reinforces army units at the Syrian border

Panos - Oct 07, 2019

Turkey reinforced army units at the Syrian border hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled an imminent cross-border operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish militants in Syria. Turkey sent…

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Greece could close border with Turkey to stem migrant flow, security analyst says

Panos - Sep 24, 2019

A recent report from CBS claims that “human smuggling is big business in Athens.” A human smuggler in Athens was secretly recorded on camera telling the CBS…

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Mystery over removal of 105 border markers between Greece & FYROM

makis - Nov 26, 2018

Greek police have launched an investigation to identify those responsible for destroying 105 border markers at the borderline between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia…

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Border post on Greek-Bulgarian frontier blocked due to protest on Bulgarian side

Panos - Nov 12, 2018

Press reports on Sunday evening cited a protest on the Bulgarian side of the Promachonas/Kulata border post connecting Greece with Bulgaria that has stranded dozens of vehicles…

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Border blockade delays FYROM cargo

Sokratis - Feb 04, 2017

Tens of thousands of tons of cargo destined for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) started to pile up at the northern port of Thessaloniki Friday…

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Farmers block border in northern Greece

Sokratis - Dec 03, 2016

Farmers and livestock farmers in Kilkis, northern Greece, blocked access to and from the Evzoni crossing on the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on…

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Bulgaria says ready to erect fence on border with Greece

makis - Mar 25, 2016

Bulgaria is ready to build a fence on its border with Greece to keep out migrants amid fears they could head its way after the Western Balkan…

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Hundreds of trucks stranded on Greek-Bulgarian border

makis - Feb 17, 2016

Hundreds of trucks and cars were stranded at two Greek-Bulgarian border crossings Wednesday, after a blockade by Greek farmers was met with a retaliatory blockade by angry…

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Juncker: Shutting down Greece border would be illegal

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

One day ahead of an EU summit in Brussels to discuss the migration crisis, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that shutting down the Greek border to slow…

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Bulgarian drivers stage counter-blockade at Greek border

makis - Feb 16, 2016

Bulgarian truckers staged a counter-blockade on Tuesday at a checkpoint on the country's border with Greece, after Greek protesters failed to keep a promise to lift their…