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Greece in Goalless Draw Against Slovenia

The Greek National team on Thursday dropped two points against Slovenia after a disappointing game that ended goalless in the first round of the UEFA Nations League. The game held in Ljubljana was an eye-sore with few chance for either...

Cosco Sends Containers to Slovenia Due to Greek Railway Strike

Cosco has decided to transfer its containers to the port of Koper in Slovenia from Piraeus in order to deal with the Greek railway strikes. Since the tariffs for small feeder ships are currently at very low levels, the...

EU Extends Schengen Border Controls for Another Six Months

EU member states of the European Council backed last week's recommendation from the European Commission to extend border controls in the passport-free Schengen zone that were reintroduced in some places as a response to the refugee crisis. Member states that...

Vice Media to Expand in Russia and Six More Eastern European Countries

The "Vice phenomenon" that has taken over the internet and television for the past few years, starting off from Canada and spreading rapidly all over the world with its alternative journalism, is about to add a few more partners...

Europe Beefs Up Border Controls to Stem Migrant Inflow

European states raise fences, close borders and bring military forces to protect their borders from the massive refugee and migrant inflow. On Thursday, about 200 Austrian soldiers and police officers conducted a joint operation on Austria's border with Slovenia in...

Chaos at Idomeni as Greek Government Considers Relocating Refugees

About 13,000 refugees are stranded under bad weather conditions at Idomeni as Slovenia and Serbia sealed their borders; the Greek government is considering the relocation of all refugees from the Greece-FYROM border. Greek media describe the situation at the neutral...

Balkan States and Austria Impose Severe Limits to Migrant Flows

Following the Vienna meeting earlier this week between Austria and 9 Balkan states to discuss ways to tackle the migrant crisis, the governments of most of the countries that took part in the controversial meeting that caused much anger...

Migrants Stuck at Greek-FYROM Border as European Nations Tighten Immigration Policy

Greece's northern border with FYROM looks to be overwhelmed, after FYROM and other European countries begin turning down migrants from countries that are not engulfed in armed conflict. According to the Athens Macedonian News Agency, 200 migrants, most of them...

Austria Announces Plans to Build Fence Along Border With Slovenia

Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner says Austria will build a fence along its border with Slovenia to slow the tide of migrants crossing into the country. Mikl-Leitner made the announcement Wednesday, saying the fence will be meant to ensure controlled,...

Slovenian PM: Solidarity to Greece has its Limits

His opinion that solidarity displayed toward Greece by its fellow Eurozone member-states has its limits due to other countries struggling with their own austerity commitments expressed Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar. As he said, "Greece is in a very...