FYROM authorities use force to deter migrants and refugees from attempting to break through the Greece border. Teargas and rubber bullets were fired by the police and security from the FYROM side of the border towards the migrants at the border on the Greek side. Turkish authorities have been put on high alert following the US issuing a travel warning to its citizens. In the past month the capital and other major cities have seen several attacks that have been blamed on both ISIS and pro-Kurdish militants.
As refugees and migrants at the Idomeni camp lose hope of crossing the FYROM border, Greek officials have begun evacuating the temporary camp and relocating the occupants to other refugee camps in the area. Turkish journalists who exposed Turkey’s involvement in transporting arms to Syria to face life in close-door trial.
Turkey and the European Union agree on plan for migrants and refugees stuck in Greece or Turkey on their way to other European countries. Meanwhile, the Former Yugoslavic Republic of Macedonia closes its border with Greece, further trapping migrants and refugees. This and more headlines from March 8 to March 11.
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Greece’s 4-month debt plan extension tests anti-austerity leaders’ PM Alexis Tsipras and FM Yanis Varoufakis’ campaign promises; list of reforms due to Europe by the end of business today.
The infamous ‘Grexit’ (Greece’s exit from the euro upon disagreement of loan terms) is upon us. So much so, that the BBC felt the need to compare it to gyro? That and Germany’s general distrust of Greeks in today’s Greece headlines.
European Central Bank gives Greece extension for banks to run for the next two weeks, a president is elected and Varoufakis is looking to close a deal by Friday, in today’s headlines from Greece.
Newly minted Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his bad-cop counterpart Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis have spent the last three weeks stunning Europe and the world. With support and criticism both internationally and at home, this new Greek duo has pursued the promises of SYRIZA’s campaign:anti-austerity.