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Greeks Continue to Defend European Border Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

While Greece is battling the invisible coronavirus enemy inside its territory, there is another war raging on the Evros border, where currently approximately 2,000 migrants are attempting to invade the country with the aid of the Turkish police. On Sunday, a...

Touching Video of Evros Residents Applauding Greek Police Protecting Border

A touching video has gone viral on Greek social media Saturday, showing residents of the village of Kastanies, in Evros, applauding the policemen who arrive to guard the border with Turkey. People are seen coming out of their houses in...

Tensions Flare Up Again Along Greek-Turkish Border

Tensions flared up again on Wednesday evening along the Greek-Turkish border at the Evros post of Kastanies. Turkish authorities reportedly threw tear gas while refugees hurled stones and other objects to the Greek side of the border fence beginning at...

Turkey to Close Land Borders With Greece, Bulgaria Due to Coronavirus

Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Wednesday afternoon that the country's land borders with Greece and Bulgaria will be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thus Turkey's borders with the European Union will remain closed to the entry and...

The Lone Gatekeepers of Europe: Living on the Edge

By now it has become clear that the effort of migrants to enter Greece by force through the Evros border was a literal invasion attempt orchestrated by Turkey. Yet the evil scheme of Recep Tayyip Recep Erdogan backfired, with...

Poland, Austria to Send Hundreds of Border Guards to Greece as EU Solidarity Grows

Following the recent dramatic developments along Greece's eastern borders, one EU member state after the other is announcing additional support for Greece to protect the EU's border with Turkey. EU member states have reached several bilateral agreements with Greek authorities on...

Tensions in Evros Continue, MEPs Ask Commission to Solve Border Crisis

New tensions broke out on Saturday evening near Kastanies, the town on the Greek-Turkish border in Evros. Following a few hours of peace and quiet, chemicals were thrown onto Greek soil from the Turkish side of the border fence, and...

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmer: America Stands in Solidarity with Greece

The U.S. State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Matthew Palmer, declared on Saturday from the border city of Alexandroupolis that "We are here to underscore our firm commitment to this project, to...

Greece Publishes Video Showing Turkey's Creation of Border Crisis

Stelios Petsas, the spokesperson for the Greek Government, published a video on his social media accounts on Thursday showing a timeline of Turkey's behavior in the last several days. The video, which is in the English language, shows exactly how...

US Embassy Issues Travel Warning for Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Evros Border

The American Embassy in Athens and the American Consulate General in Thessaloniki issued a travel warning on Wednesday for US citizens who currently are visiting or will soon visit the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos or the border area in...