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Bulgaria Forces Greek Train Back Over Border on Suspicion of Refugee Smuggling

Bulgarian authorities turned a Greek train back from the border due to suspicion that there were migrants being smuggled  on board. The incident took place on Saturday on the Promachonas - Kulata line, southwest of Bulgaria, report newspapers from...

Railway in Idomeni Reopened

The railway in Idomeni has been reopened, after the refugees and migrants in the camp have removed their tents. In addition, the police have started handing out flyers by the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reform, so that the...

Tension Heightens at Idomeni Borders; Berlin Expresses Concerns

Tension broke out at the Idomeni refugee camp on Monday afternoon, a day after the incidents that occurred between refugees, migrants and the FYROM police authorities, during which 30 people were injured by rubber bullets. Refugees and solidarity supporters climbed...

Tension Between Refugees and Police Forces in Idomeni [video]

Tension broke out in Idomeni camp on Tuesday afternoon, between refugees and police forces who attempted to evacuate the train tracks that have been occupied by the refugees as a form of protest towards the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of...

Migrants Have Reportedly Started Crossing Ιnto Bulgaria via Greece

According to Sofia's news agency Novinite, residents of the southwestern border village of Kulata, claim that they saw several refugees and migrants crossing from Greece into Bulgaria. The news agency also says that during the weekend, children from the village...

FYROM Closes Its Borders With Greece and Serbia Until the End of 2016

The FYROM Parliament decided on Monday to extend the "emergency" measures on its borders with Greece and Serbia until December 31, 2016, due to the refugee and migrant crisis. FYROM's Defense Minister, Joran Yolevski, highlighted that it is important to...

Toskas Rules Out Police's Violent Intervention in Idomeni

Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas ruled out the possibility of a violent intervention in Idomeni refugees’ camp and predicted that the condition will return to normal in 1-2 weeks. Speaking to private MEGA TV on Friday he said that...

Merkel Stresses Need to Make Humanitarian Conditions in Greece Viable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel early on Tuesday referred to the negative impact of the continuing flow of refugees and migrants on Greece. "In today's summit of the 28 member states, we looked into ways to improve the humanitarian conditions in...

German Press: Idomeni and Victoria Square, Images of Shame

Idomeni and Victoria square are the two main areas that the European Union is focusing on and drawing its conclusions regarding Greece's bad management of the refugee and migrant issue, according to the German Press. The photo depicting refugees trying to tear...

400 Refugees Forced to Stay at a Gas Station, FYROM and Greece Border Closes Again

The border in the neutral zone between Greece and FYROM has shut down again since Saturday night, after FYROM allowed the passage of 300 refugees. 6,500 people are in Idomeni, over 3,150 are on the islands and about 22,000 in total in Greece. 300...