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Channel NewsAsia
Eurozone chief says banks in 'much better place' than few years agoBRUSSELS: Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Thursday that the EU's si
Eurozone chief says banks in 'much better place' than few years ago
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
BRUSSELS: Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Thursday that the EU's single currency area and its banks were stronger than a few years ago, playing down concerns that have spooked global markets. "I believe that in the eurozone,... Read more
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Eu Business
Eurozone chief says banks in 'much better place' — EU(BRUSSELS) - Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Thursday that the EU's si
Eurozone chief says banks in 'much better place' — EU
Eu Business / Posted 2 hours ago
(BRUSSELS) - Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Thursday that the EU's single currency area and its banks were stronger than a few years ago, playing down concerns that have spooked global markets. "I believe that in the eurozone,... Read more
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Eu Business
Eurozone bond investors flee Greece, Portugal for German safety — EU(PARIS) - Government bond markets across the eurozone scissored wide apart on T
Eurozone bond investors flee Greece, Portugal for German safety — EU
Eu Business / Posted 2 hours ago
(PARIS) - Government bond markets across the eurozone scissored wide apart on Thursday as investors fled Portugal and Greece for the relative safety of German bonds. Government bond prices fell sharply across the eurozone's southern flank, pushing... Read more
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Business Spectator
Why Greece is back in crisis modeAdmittedly, Europe’s migration crisis is far more interesting and important, bu
Why Greece is back in crisis mode
Business Spectator / Posted 23 hours ago
Admittedly, Europe’s migration crisis is far more interesting and important, but we have to talk about Greece again. Amid all other crises plaguing Europe at the moment, the financial problems engulfing Athens had temporarily slipped off the front... Read more
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EuroNews
Greece under pressure to act on refugeesGreece is under pressure to do more to stem the flow of migrants to northern Eu
Greece under pressure to act on refugees
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
Greece is under pressure to do more to stem the flow of migrants to northern Europe as the EU mulls extending temporary border controls inside its passport-free travel zone. Some countries have re-introduced security checks as the bloc continues to... Read more
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DW
NATO to consider request to help Turkey with refugee flow to Greece |With no end in sight to the refugee flow into Europe, Turkey and Germany have a
NATO to consider request to help Turkey with refugee flow to Greece |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
With no end in sight to the refugee flow into Europe, Turkey and Germany have agreed to ask NATO for help in securing the Turkish-Greek border – a request NATO says it will take “very seriously.” NATO will take up the issue Wednesday and Thursday... Read more
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FOX News
The dangerous business of ship salvageIt’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the world – and it pays as little as a d
The dangerous business of ship salvage
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the world – and it pays as little as a dollar a day. Workers dodge toxic fumes, fires, falling blocks of steel and explosions. They work at great heights without safety equipment -- and sometimes don’t make it... Read more
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EuroNews
Varoufakis’ new pan-Europe party aims to strengthen democracy“We want to strengthen democracy and prevent the EU’s disintegration.” The mess
Varoufakis’ new pan-Europe party aims to strengthen democracy
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
“We want to strengthen democracy and prevent the EU’s disintegration.” The message from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, as he launches a new pan-Europe political party. He has been laying out the aims of the Democracy in Europe... Read more
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Market Watch
Greek protests escalate over refugee-camp plansATHENS — Protests against Greek government plans to build camps for refugees an
Greek protests escalate over refugee-camp plans
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
ATHENS — Protests against Greek government plans to build camps for refugees and other migrants escalated on Monday, further testing Greece’s ability to meet European Union demands to control the massive inflow of people via the Aegean... Read more
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Daily Mail
Macedonia builds second razor-wire fence on its border with GreeceEurope builds another wall: Macedonia erects second barrier of razor wire to st
Macedonia builds second razor-wire fence on its border with Greece
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Europe builds another wall: Macedonia erects second barrier of razor wire to stem the human tide from Greece New fence is being built parallel to an existing one in attempt to stem influx of asylum-seekers to Balkan country More than 68,000... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
European, US stocks hammered by finance sector woes Published: 9 February 2016 7:49 AM Banking stocks sagged in Europe and US wi
European, US stocks hammered by finance sector woes
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 9 February 2016 7:49 AM Banking stocks sagged in Europe and US with US titan Bank of America plunging 5.3%, Germany's Deutsche Bank 9.5%, France's Societe Generale 6.1% and Barclays... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
European stocks hammered by finance sector woesLONDON: European and US stock markets slumped on Monday (Feb 9) as investors ca
European stocks hammered by finance sector woes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: European and US stock markets slumped on Monday (Feb 9) as investors cashed out of banking shares, with tech and oil stocks also taking a beating. After a quiet session across Asia owing to the Chinese New Year, European markets plunged and... Read more
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Market Watch
Hedge funds bet U.S. blue-chip debt may crackPresident of Perry Capital and Chairman of Barneys New York Richard Perry (L) a
Hedge funds bet U.S. blue-chip debt may crack
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
President of Perry Capital and Chairman of Barneys New York Richard Perry (L) and designer Lisa Perry attend a cocktail event with Barneys New York and HOLA to celebrate the newly renovated Beverly Hills Flagship Store. Hedge funds are betting the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greek Tragedy: Pension Pandemonium Sparks Bank Crash, Stocks At 26 Year LowsAnd you thought Greece was "fixed"... The last 3 days have seen Greek bank sto
Greek Tragedy: Pension Pandemonium Sparks Bank Crash, Stocks At 26 Year Lows
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
And you thought Greece was "fixed"... The last 3 days have seen Greek bank stocks cut in half... Which has slammed Greek stocks to their lowest since December 1989...breaking below Draghi's "Whatever it takes" lows... And Greek bond yields are... Read more
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CNBC
THIS is what could push Greece out of the euroAs a coastal nation, Greece has been the main draw of thousands of migrants who
THIS is what could push Greece out of the euro
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
As a coastal nation, Greece has been the main draw of thousands of migrants who have risked their lives to reach Europe to escape persecution and war in the Middle East. In 2015, over 1 million migrants arrived in Europe with the majority arriving by... Read more
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express
Protests in Greece over migrant centre RIOT police have been deployed after nationalists protested against plans to
Protests in Greece over migrant centre
express / Posted 3 days ago
RIOT police have been deployed after nationalists protested against plans to for a migrant camp. Golden Dawn protested a migrant centre Dozens of officers attended the demonstration in the port of Perama,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What distinguishes the Syrians arriving in Canada from those in Europe?Europe’s welcome for refugees has faded fast. Five months after the image of li
What distinguishes the Syrians arriving in Canada from those in Europe?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Europe’s welcome for refugees has faded fast. Five months after the image of little Alan Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach – which inspired German Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare her country could take many more refugees – the mood here darkens... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
International News - WPMI Local 15The Latest: Protests in Athens over pension changes February 05, 2016 16:56 GM
International News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 6 days ago
The Latest: Protests in Athens over pension changes February 05, 2016 16:56 GMT Eds: With AP Photos. %classify(id:3c65e07bcd9f4dff840db6914273b77e;section:AP Event;name:Europe Migrants; BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the influx of migrants into... Read more
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ABC News
EU Official: Greece Is Overcoming Hotspot DelaysThe Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): The offici
EU Official: Greece Is Overcoming Hotspot Delays
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): The official, who met with Greek government officials in Athens this week, asked not to be identified as he was not authorized to speak directly to the news media. He said Friday... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Greece Proposes 50 Percent Top Rate Of Taxby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels05 February 2016 The Greek Government i
Greece Proposes 50 Percent Top Rate Of Tax
Tax-News.com / Posted 6 days ago
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels05 February 2016 The Greek Government is reportedly willing to increase income tax and social security contributions to avoid having to make cuts to its national... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chaos, crisis and just another day in the EUTear gas fired at 50,000 protesters, terror police raiding refugee centres and
Chaos, crisis and just another day in the EU
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Tear gas fired at 50,000 protesters, terror police raiding refugee centres and call for a rethink of the Geneva Convention... Finnish president Sauli Niinisto wants changes to the Geneva Convention Tens... Read more
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EuroNews
Lesbos migrant ‘hotspot’ begins processing asylum seekersAs around 2,000 migrants continue to arrive on the Greek islands per day the EU
Lesbos migrant ‘hotspot’ begins processing asylum seekers
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
As around 2,000 migrants continue to arrive on the Greek islands per day the EU plan to set up five “hotspots” to register, screen and interview asylum seekers is moving forward. Other islanders are slowing the process amid fears the centres will... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problemThe EU’s struggle to get Greece to toe the line on border controls is simply th
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problem
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The EU’s struggle to get Greece to toe the line on border controls is simply the latest in a long line of frustrations with the ‘cradle of democracy’. There are two problems with the way Greece is attempting — and largely failing — to manage its... Read more
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Business Spectator
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problemThere are two problems with the way Greece is attempting — and largely failing
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problem
Business Spectator / Posted 6 days ago
There are two problems with the way Greece is attempting — and largely failing — to manage its huge influx of migrants. The principal challenge is the sheer scale of migration faced. This is a problem for all of Europe, and indeed beyond, and one... Read more
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DW
Opinion: Nothing can be taken for granted | Opinion |"If you don't like being with us, then leave." It has long been fashionable amo
Opinion: Nothing can be taken for granted | Opinion |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
"If you don't like being with us, then leave." It has long been fashionable among continental Europeans to react with demonstrative pride to the constant complaining and requests for special treatment from London. But such reactions have become less... Read more
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Breitbart
Human Rights Court Awards Illegal Immigrant €10,000 for Being DetainedGreece has been ordered to pay a failed asylum seeker from Gambia €10,000 by th
Human Rights Court Awards Illegal Immigrant €10,000 for Being Detained
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Greece has been ordered to pay a failed asylum seeker from Gambia €10,000 by the European Court of Human Rights, after he successfully claimed that the Greek government had treated him in a degrading manner by placing him in a detention centre when... Read more
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CTV News
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violenceATHENS, Greece -- Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens o
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violence
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
ATHENS, Greece -- Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens on Thursday as Greece was crippled by a general strike against a bailout-related overhaul of the country's ailing pension system. Police said some 40,000 people joined the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Transcript: Interview with Dimitris AvramopoulosEurope's worst refugee crisis in decades shows no signs of easing. Though the n
Transcript: Interview with Dimitris Avramopoulos
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
Europe's worst refugee crisis in decades shows no signs of easing. Though the number of refugees landing on European shores has dipped slightly, inflows will no doubt rise in the spring. Borders are closing, governments are squabbling and plans... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violenceATHENS, Greece (AP) - Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athe
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violence
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens on Thursday as Greece was crippled by a general strike against a bailout-related overhaul of the country's ailing pension system. Police said some 40,000 people joined... Read more
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International Business Times
Greece strike: Protesters march in Athens, throwing petrol bombs and demanding end to austerity Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Athens during a 24-hour nati
Greece strike: Protesters march in Athens, throwing petrol bombs and demanding end to austerity
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Athens during a 24-hour nationwide strike on 4 February in protest over a pensions overhaul. Workers, self-employed professionals, farmers and pensioners that participated are demanding an end to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violenceAthens in flames: Protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at police as tens of thousa
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violence
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Athens in flames: Protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at police as tens of thousands take to the streets during general strike over Greek pension reforms Protesters clashed with riot police in Athens during general strike Initially peaceful protest... Read more
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Boston Herald
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violenceATHENS, Greece — Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens Th
Large protest against Greek pension reform ends in violence
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
ATHENS, Greece — Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens Thursday as Greece was crippled by a general strike against a bailout-related overhaul of the country's ailing pension system. Police said some 40,000 people joined the... Read more
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Business Insider
YANIS VAROUFAKIS: Europe isn't workingAlthough the economy has not deteriorated as much as feared in the last year, t
YANIS VAROUFAKIS: Europe isn't working
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Although the economy has not deteriorated as much as feared in the last year, the EU’s multi-billion-euro bailout packages seem to have helped only a little. Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (54) explained to Business Insider why this is the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Greece's Economy Crushed Between Austerity And The Refugee CrisisA Greek diplomat involved in discussions with European officials on the refugee
Greece's Economy Crushed Between Austerity And The Refugee Crisis
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
A Greek diplomat involved in discussions with European officials on the refugee crisis acknowledged Greek mistakes in the past, but said the Commission's action represents a "very partial take on what the realities on the ground." "Right now the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Grexit Risk May Be Back Sooner Than You ThinkAfter years of penury and official unemployment at 25%, the Greeks should now b
Grexit Risk May Be Back Sooner Than You Think
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
After years of penury and official unemployment at 25%, the Greeks should now buckle down and handle a flood of refugees with no additional cash (while Turkey gets $3 billion based on promises)? Sure, that makes sense. The “lazy Greeks” rhetoric used... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Decision Time at Barrick Gold Corp. As It Prepares for $3 Billion in WritedownsBarrick Gold's open pit mine at Pascua Lama remains a festering wound on its fi
Decision Time at Barrick Gold Corp. As It Prepares for $3 Billion in Writedowns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Barrick Gold's open pit mine at Pascua Lama remains a festering wound on its financial statements. Image source: Barrick Gold. Even though gold has seen a modest price jump recently, the precious metal has been in a slump for so long that Barrick... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece talks to lenders ahead of national strike showdown over reformsATHENS: International lenders were locked in talks with Greece in a crucial fir
Greece talks to lenders ahead of national strike showdown over reforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
ATHENS: International lenders were locked in talks with Greece in a crucial first assessment of compliance with bailout terms on Wednesday, the eve of a national strike called to protest at pension reforms mandated by the deal. Greece must introduce... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout actionStore workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's p
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout action
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Store workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's pension system outside the Labour ministry in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The Greek government launched a new round of negotiations with rescue creditors Monday over... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout actionStore workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's p
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout action
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Store workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's pension system outside the Labour ministry in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The Greek government launched a new round of negotiations with rescue creditors Monday over... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN calls for enhanced protection for refugee childrenChild protection systems across Europe are completely overwhelmed as the rate o
UN calls for enhanced protection for refugee children
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
Child protection systems across Europe are completely overwhelmed as the rate of youngsters in the flood of refugees and migrants has soared to one in three compared with one in 10 less than a year ago, the United Nations warned yesterday (2... Read more
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Denver Post
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout actionStore workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's p
Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout action
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Store workers take part in a protest against planned reforms in the country's pension system outside the Labour ministry in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The Greek government launched a new round of negotiations with rescue creditors Monday over... Read more
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New Kerala
As flood of child refugees and migrants into Europe soars, UN calls for enhanced protectionNew York, Feb 3 : Child protection systems across Europe are completely overwhe
As flood of child refugees and migrants into Europe soars, UN calls for enhanced protection
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
New York, Feb 3 : Child protection systems across Europe are completely overwhelmed as the rate of youngsters in the flood of refugees and migrants has soared to one in three compared with one in 10 less than a year ago, the United Nations warned... Read more
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Times of Malta
Stranded migrants block highway in protestHundreds of migrants stranded in northern Greece blocked the main highway towar
Stranded migrants block highway in protest
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
Hundreds of migrants stranded in northern Greece blocked the main highway towards Macedonia angry at delays to their journey north caused by protesting taxi drivers and farmers on the border. The migrants, many of them refugees from Syria, chanted... Read more
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News.com.au
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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Perth Now
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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Herald Sun
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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Weekly Times
Migrants stranded on Greek highway Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, he
Migrants stranded on Greek highway
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of migrants have set out on foot along a major highway in Greece, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side of the frontier. At least 80... Read more
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Swissinfo
Migrants set out on foot along Greek highway to MacedoniaBy Fedja Grulovic POLIKASTRO, Greece (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants set out
Migrants set out on foot along Greek highway to Macedonia
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
By Fedja Grulovic POLIKASTRO, Greece (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants set out on foot along a major north-south highway in Greece on Tuesday, heading north for Macedonia after being stranded for days by farmer and taxi driver protests on either side... Read more
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