Tag: Borders

Greece closes borders to Serbian citizens until July 15 due to increased Covid-19 cases
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Greece closes borders to Serbian citizens until July 15 due to increased Covid-19 cases

Panos - Jul 06, 2020

The rapid increase of coronavirus cases in neighbouring Serbia has led the Greek authorities to ban travellers from that country into Greece. The ban will commence on…

Flows of illegal migrants arriving on Greek-Turkish borders
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Flows of illegal migrants arriving on Greek-Turkish borders

Panos - Jun 04, 2020

The president of the Border Guards made reference during a Friday morning interview on Skai TV about a flow of migrants in a group which is manageable,…

Spain closes borders with Europe
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Spain closes borders with Europe

Panos - Mar 17, 2020

Spain on Monday announced that it is closing its borders in a bid to deal with the coronavirus crisis. From midnight tonight, only Spanish citizens and residents…

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Five months conviction with three-year suspension for the Turk who illegally crossed the Greek borders

makis - May 03, 2018

In the following ten days, the 37-year-old Turkish operator of the digging machine who was arrested yesterday in Kastanies in Evros is expected to be returned to…

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The necessity of maintaining borders

makis - Jan 03, 2017

Since the failed coup in Turkey on July 15, I have been rather surprised by the silence of the country’s intellectuals, who up until recently had been…

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Bulgaria says ready to erect fence on border with Greece

ilias1 - Mar 26, 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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Activists place banner on the Acropolis for open borders

Panos - Mar 18, 2016

The Safe Passage-Stop Wars initiative has placed a banner on the Acropolis in Athens, demanding open borders, safe passage to refugees and an end to war. Due…

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Bulgaria to beef up security on border with Greece

ilias1 - Mar 06, 2016

Bulgaria will send over 400 troops and other security personnel to guard its border with Greece, amid fears the migrant flow along the Balkan route will pick…

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Turkey denies claim it blocked launch of NATO’s Aegean mission

Panos - Mar 02, 2016

Ankara has denied a report saying it stopped over the weekend the launch of a NATO mission aimed at cracking down on criminal networks smuggling refugees into…

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U.N.’s Ban urges European countries to keep borders open for refugees

ilias1 - Feb 27, 2016

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Friday about increasing border restrictions in the Balkans and Austria for migrants and refugees streaming toward Europe and urged all…

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Borders are not totally closed, European Commission claims

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

The European Commission does not consider that Greece’s border with FYROM is fully closed, as according to EU spokesperson on immigration, Natasha Bertaud, the countries of Western…

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Borders will not close, insists Tsipras after talks

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

The threat of Greece being excluded from the European Union’s passport-free Schengen area has disappeared, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras argued on Saturday after the conclusion of a…