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  1. The Latest: Merkel 'horrified' by Russian bombing in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speak after a welcome ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Merkel is meeting Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe.

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  2. The Latest: Merkel 'horrified' by Russian bombing in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's "not just appalled but horrified" by the suffering caused by Russian bombing in Syria . Merkel, speaking Monday after a meeting with Turkey's prime minister, said that Turkey and Germany will push at the United Nations for everyone to keep to a U.N. resolution passed in December that calls on all sides to halt without delay attacks on the civilian population.

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  3. The Latest: Turkish official lambastes EU on migrant demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | White Lake Beacon

    A top government official has reacted angrily to European Union pressure on Turkey to open its doors to tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the frontier fleeing a government onslaught. Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan accused the EU on Monday of giving Turkey lessons in morality and pushing the refugee burden on the country, without taking any responsibility itself.

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  4. The Latest: Turkey, Germany to cooperate on Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KBMT

    Hundreds of extreme-r... . French police officers use tear gas during a demonstration of extreme-right activists and supporters of PEGIDA , in front of the train station in Calais, northern Fra... .

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  5. The Latest: German FM sees no military solution in SyriaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    Germany's foreign minister says that seeking a military solution to Syria's civil war will only pave the way for years more fighting. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said before talks involving the U.S., Russia and regional powers expected Thursday in Munich that it's important to calm fighting in Syria, enable humanitarian access and so "reopen the door for negotiations between the government and the opposition in Geneva."

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  6. The Latest: Macedonia beefs up border barrierRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    Authorities in Macedonia have begun reinforcing a barrier at its border with Greece, designed to limit the number of migrants and asylum seekers crossing into the country. The army confirmed Monday that construction was underway to create a second layer of fencing along sections of the border.

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  7. Pics: Europe's newest nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    On display at the Ethnographic Museum in Kosovo's capital of Pristina is a woman's wooden shoe with a sole covered with intricate carvings and rich inlays of mother-of-pearl. The museum which is in a former 18th-century manor house that once belonged to a wealthy Albanian family during Ottoman rule, also exhibits sumptuous textiles, jewellery and furniture, and includes a birthing room as well as a death room.

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  8. Greece Could Change Pension Reform Plans amid ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    Greek farmers face with riot police during a protest against reforms of the pension system proposed by the Greek government, in Thessaloniki, Greece, January 28, 2016. EPA/BGNES Greece 's government is set to backtrack on some ideas in its proposed pension reform following negotiations with international lenders , daily Kathimerini writes.

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  9. Greece to compensate Cypriot police brutality victimRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Citing Greek newspaper 'To Ethnos', the Cyprus News Agency said the Greek Supreme Court had upheld a previous decision that the police were ultimately responsible for the beating of Avgoustinos Demetriou during the protest to mark the anniversary of the November 17, 1974 student uprising against the junta at the Athens Polytechnic. The court rejected the Greek state's appeal that Demetriou, then 24, was 90% responsible for his own injuries even though the state was aware the incident was captured on tape and clearly refuted the state's claim.

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  10. Greek farmer blockades pile pressure on governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    Greek farmers protesting against pension reforms heightened highway and border protests around the country on Saturday, piling pressure on the leftist government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Farmers in Thessaly began a one-day blockade of the main highway between Athens and Thessaloniki despite compromise efforts by the government.

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  11. Two Bulgaria-Greece Border Crossings Sealed to All TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sofia News Agency

    Greek farmers park their tractors to block a road in front of the White Tower, during a protest in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, February 05, 2016. EPA/BGNES The major border checkpoints of Ilinden-Exochi and Makaza-Nymphaea, connecting Bulgaria and Greece , are closed to all traffic as of 13:00 local time , Bulgarian police authorities have said in a statement.

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  12. The Latest: France says Turkey must fight trafficking groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Gazette

    The French interior minister says Turkey must reinforce its fight against trafficking networks who "are at the root of the tragedies" suffered by migrants who risk the perilous sea crossings to Greece. Bernard Cazeneuve said Friday that Turkey has a key role to play to decrease the flow of migrants by preventing people from departing for Greece.

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  13. The Latest: Protests in Athens over pension changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Gazette

    Officers from Greece's coast guard joined colleagues from the police and fire service in a stage demonstration in central Athens against austerity measures and a planned overhaul of the pension system. Coast guard patrol boat captain Vassilis Delibitis told the AP he and his colleagues felt left down by the government, despite their work in rescuing refugees and migrants reaching Greece's shores from Turkey.

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  14. The Latest: EU official: Greece is overcoming hotspot delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cybercast News Service

    A European Union official says Greece is making "rapid progress" in overcoming delays in building screening centers for migrants and refugees on islands facing Turkey, after involving the armed forces in the effort. 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.

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  15. Stunning photos show riot police surrounded by flames as 40,000-person protest cripples AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Canada.com

    Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests across Greece Thursday as the country was crippled by a general strike against painful pension reforms demanded by bailout lenders. In Athens, police said some 40,000 people joined rallies that ended with a brief outbreak of violence when anarchist protesters hurled rocks and petrol bombs at police outside Parliament.

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  16. Kirkland student wins 2016 World Universities Debating ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Kirkland Reporter

    The senior at Kirkland-based Northwest University recently took first place for public speaking at the 2016 World Universities Debating Championships . Along with fellow debate team member John Swayne, they travelled to Thessaloniki, Greece for the six-day championship involving nearly 400 university teams.

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  17. Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | SFGate

    In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, a lawyer waves his tie as others shout shout slogans during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens. Combine a rapidly aging population, a depleted work force and leaky finances and any country's pension system would be in trouble.

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  18. Pension reform spark fiercest protests since Tsipras took officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | EurActiv.com

    Thousands marched in Greece yesterday as a crippling general strike against pension reforms swept the country, with hooded youths lobbing firebombs at riot police in scattered skirmishes in Athens. Some 40,000 people joined protests in the Greek capital and another 14,000 demonstrated in Thessaloniki in the 24-hour industrial action, police said, as riot officers in Athens fired tear gas in response to Molotov cocktails.

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  19. Protests, EU demands add pressure on Greece's TsiprasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Unions called the strike to protest pension reforms ... . Members of the PAME Communist-affiliated protest during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

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  20. Call to the general strike February 4, 2016Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Anarkismo Newswire

    The current political management has undertaken the task to seamlessly continue this policy of social subjugation and impoverishment and to restore the regime during the crisis, promising a capitalist system with a human face, while at the same time it aims at hijacking, assimilating and neutralizing social resistance. On our side, the side of the unemployed, the workers, the poor, the plebeians, history of social and class struggles shows that proletarians have nothing to expect from institutions, parliaments, elections, bureaucratic union leaderships, manipulators and the mediators of class struggle.

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