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Trends to Watch in 2016

Trends to watch for Southeast Europe in 2016.
Ioannis Michaletos: January 13, 2016

Turkey and the refugee wave into Europe

Turkey's leverage and EU's aphasia
Ioannis Michaletos: November 22, 2015

FYROM riot police confront migrants at border

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) announced Friday that it would allow in "a limited number of illegal migrants from vulnerable categories" after riot police confronted angry crowds of migrants stranded in a no-man's land at the border with Greece.
August 21, 2015

Greece passenger ship arrives in Kos to house migrants

A passenger ship has docked on the Greek island of Kos to be used as a registration centre and accommodation for migrants and refugees.
BBC: August 14, 2015

Greek officials work around the clock to ease refugee numbers

Registration accelerated at processing centre set up on island of Kos, where hundreds arrive daily in packed boats
Toronto Star: August 14, 2015

Turkey rescues 330 Greece-bound Syrians amid record surge of refugees

The Turkish coastguard on Tuesday rescued 330 Syrians adrift in the Aegean Sea after failing to reach Greece, as the number of migrants attempting the treacherous passage to Europe surges.
Reuters: August 11, 2015

Greek coast guard rescues 1,417 migrants over 3 days

Greece's coast guard rescued more than 1,400 migrants in nearly 60 search and rescue operations near several Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea over the past three days
Stars and Stripes: August 10, 2015

Greece says country cannot handle migrant inflows

Greece's infrastructure cannot handle the thousands of migrants landing on its shores from places like war-torn Syria and Afghanistan and needs European Union help, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday.
Reuters: August 8, 2015

Britain, France make new push to block migrants

Britain and France said Sunday it was a "top priority" for them to block the onslaught of thousands of migrants seeking passage to England via the Eurotunnel.
August 2, 2015

Hundreds of migrants try again to storm Eurotunnel

A few hundred migrants have tried once again to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais, France, in week of chaotic attempts to get from continental Europe to Britain.
July 30, 2015