‘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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Bulgaria proposes to transship EU trucks going to Turkey

By |marec 26th, 2020|Bulgaria, EUCO, News, road transport, Turkey|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will propose to EU leaders during their teleconference on Thursday (26 March) that his country would transship goods of trucks from EU countries going to Turkey. The alternative is that EU drivers would wait 14 da...

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Russia joins UN’s appeal for global ceasefire, lists conflicts by name

By |marec 25th, 2020|António Guterres, Iran, Iraq, Islamic State, Libya, News, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Nations, United States, Yemen|

Russia’s foreign ministry published a statement on Wednesday (25 March) urging all parties to regional armed conflicts to immediately stop hostilities, secure a ceasefire, and introduce a humanitarian pause, in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. Thus, Moscow joins the appeal UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched on 23 March.

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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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Stern-faced EU leaders warn Erdogan to respect migrants deal

By |marec 10th, 2020|Charles Michel, EU-Turkey deal, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

Stern-faced EU leaders warned President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday (9 March) to respect the terms of a previous deal to keep migrants away from Europe's borders, after the Turkish leader came to Brussels to demand more support.

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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.

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EU foreign ministers promise more humanitarian aid to Syria

By |marec 6th, 2020|Dacian Cioloş, EU-Turkey deal, European humanitarian aid, Greece, Josep Borrell, News, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United Nations|

The EU is willing to provide more money for migrants stranded in Turkey, but Ankara must refrain from using them as a bargaining chip, the bloc's foreign ministers announced after an extraordinary meeting about the crisis in Syria's northwestern Idlib ...

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Why did Boyko Borissov’s mission in Ankara fail?

By |marec 4th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Josep Borrell, migrant crisis, News, return of migrants, Russia, Syria war, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen|

If von der Leyen’s Commission really wants to be global, it should intervene at the root of the problem instead of trying to deal with the consequences, writes Ivailo Kalfin.

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