‘Are we in Greece?’: Migrants seize their chance in Europe quest

By |marec 30th, 2020|Greece, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The thousands of migrants at the Kastanies border town between Turkey and Greece are desperate to reach Europe and furious with Greeks who "won't open the gates".

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Greece to restrict migrant camp movements in virus measure

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, Council of Europe, Greece, hotspots, human dignity, Lesbos, migrant crisis, News|

Greece has said it is placing migrant camps across the country on a two-week shutdown to visitors to ward off the new coronavirus. “Visits (to camps) by individuals and organisations are suspended for at least 14 days,” the migration ministry...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece to restrict migrant camp movements in virus measure

Papal Easter events to be held without faithful attending, Vatican says

By |marec 15th, 2020|Bulgaria, coronavirus, Greece, News, Orthodox Church, Vatican|

All of Pope Francis’ Easter services next month will be held without the faithful attending due to the coronavirus outbreak, Vatican said on Sunday, in a step believed to be unprecedented in modern times. The services, four days of major...

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Greece on ‘Belgium-style’ lockdown 

By |marec 13th, 2020|Breaking, coronavirus, COVID-19, Greece, Latest, News, Updates|

The Greek government has decided to take stricter measures to tackle escalating coronavirus outbreak. The new measures resemble Belgium’s “lockdown” and are due to apply from tomorrow morning. EURACTIV's Sarantis Michalopolous reports.

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Greek PM preaches science to Orthodox Church on coronavirus

By |marec 12th, 2020|Greece, Greek Orthodox Church, News|

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Greek Prime Minister, urged the Orthodox Church yesterday (12 March) to observe scientific recommendations when it comes to public gatherings as authorities step up measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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Greece denies report of secret ‘black site’ for migrants near Turkish border

By |marec 12th, 2020|asylum applications, Greece, human rights, migrant crisis, News, pushbacks|

The Greek government dismissed on Wednesday (11 March) a report in The New York Times that it was holding illegal migrants who cross the border from Turkey at a secret "black site" where they are denied access to lawyers and cannot file asylum claims.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece denies report of secret ‘black site’ for migrants near Turkish border

Erdogan vows to keep border open, compares Greece’s response to the Nazi

By |marec 11th, 2020|EU-Turkey deal, Greece, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday (11 March) he would keep Turkey's border open for refugees until the EU had met all his demands, while comparing Greece's response to the crisis to the Nazis.

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Amid migrant crisis, Greece-Turkey conflict plays out on social media

By |marec 10th, 2020|fake news, Greece, News, propaganda, social media, Turkey|

Greeks and Turks are waging a proxy war on social media with photos, video and commentary purporting to show the other side behaving badly in a migrant crisis that has seriously strained already tense relations between Athens and Ankara.

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Greece to extend border fence over migration surge

By |marec 9th, 2020|Greece, migrant crisis, News, Turkey|

Greece will extend its fence on the border with Turkey, a government source said Sunday (8 March), amid continuing efforts by migrants to break through in a surge enabled by Ankara.

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Erdogan holds Brussels talks as situation on Greek border gets nasty

By |marec 9th, 2020|Charles Michel, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Josep Borrell, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen, Vladimir Putin|

Migration crisis talks were set to be held between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and senior EU officials in Brussels on Monday (9 March), as Germany said the bloc was considering taking in 1,500 child refugees.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan holds Brussels talks as situation on Greek border gets nasty