Frontex transported 202 migrants on Monday from Greek islands back to Turkey, adhering to the EU-Turkey deal to curb irregular migrant flows into Europe. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to a D.C. research institution caused clashes between his security detail, protesters, journalists and local authorities.
Suicide bomb attack on Turkish city Istanbul has been linked to an ISIS member, according to Turkish authorities; Deal struck between EU and Turkey that began turning refugees and migrants back to Turkey on Sunday, March 20 has been criticized by human rights advocates as “unethical.”
The European Council and Turkey agreed on Friday to a plan to manage the flow of migrants and refugees into the European Union. Under this agreement, migrants and refugees who arrived in Greece by illegal means will be returned to Turkey where they will proceed through the asylum process to relocate to a European country.
The attack on the Turkish capital that killed 28 occurred during a high-level meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Greek MPs of the far-right Golden Dawn party expelled from parliament during a session on the refugee crisis, and other headlines from this week.
(Greek Reporter) Tsipras reshuffles negotiating team after Riga debacle 27 April (EKathimerini): “ Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, after […]
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.