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  1. Migrants stay in touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    The tens of thousands of migrants who have flooded into the Balkans in recent weeks need food, water and shelter, just like the millions displaced by war the world over. But there is also one other thing they swear they cannot live without: a smartphone charging station.


  2. Spotlight: Europe seeks unified solution to refugee crisisRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Xinhuanet

    Europe is struggling to deal with its worst refugee crisis since World War II as afflux of refugees has poured to the continent by sea, by land, and from Syria , Afghanistan , Africa, or other places. Europe cannot reject the refugees due to humanitarian reasons, yet the influx of people is having a serious impact on many European countries, large or small, rich or relatively poor, forcing European countries to adopt a unified approach to the problem.


  3. What would a Tsunami in the Mediterranean look Like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    A team of European researchers has developed a model to simulate the impact of tsunamis generated by earthquakes and applied it to the Eastern Mediterranean. The results show how tsunami waves could hit and inundate coastal areas in southern Italy and Greece.


  4. Held at gunpoint by gangsters and beaten up by police: A...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Threatened at gunpoint by gangsters, beaten by police and forced to arming himself with knives, a Syrian refugee has revealed the harrowing story of his journey to Europe.


  5. SkyGreece grounds flights to and from Toronto, passengers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | GlobalNews

    Troubled airline SkyGreece is apparently grounded again for the second time in a week, with rumours online speculating that this time it could be permanent. The airline, which began passenger air service in 2014, grounded three flights on Wednesday, according to a recorded statement from the airline.


  6. Water, shelter, smartphone: the necessities of a 21st-century migrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Serbia: The tens of thousands of migrants who have flooded into the Balkans in recent weeks need food, water and shelter, just like the millions displaced by war the world over. But there is also one other thing they swear they cannot live without: a smartphone charging station.


  7. Bulgaria takes no chances in migrant floodRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Standard

    Bulgaria's army stepped in yesterday to buttress the southwestern border with Macedonia, which has been hit in recent days by an unprecedented influx of migrants. Twenty-five soldiers and light armored vehicles will be deployed at Bulgaria's four border checkpoints with Macedonia, a defense ministry operations and training deputy chief told public BNR radio.


  8. Exhausted migrants reach Serbia, dreaming of Western EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Yahoo!

    In a dusty field on Serbia's border with Macedonia, thousands of migrants hoping to reach a better future in western Europe are offered some respite from their perilous journeys. At the Miratovac camp, Serbia's first admission centre for the surging number of arrivals, exhausted travellers trickle in, several dozen at a time.


  9. Death boats, cuts, tear gas mark path for migrants to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Times of Oman

    A migrant family is followed by a Hungarian police officer beside the metal fence near the border village Roszke, at the Hungarian-Serbian border Tuesday. Migrants who crossed the Macedonia-Greece border are now streaming into European Union member state Hungary, with a record 2,093 crossing over from Serbia on Monday.


  10. Bulgarian army steps in to buttress Macedonia borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Migrants get down a train at a railway station in Belgrade, on July 18, 2015. Illegal immigrants cross Serbia on their way to other European countries as it has land access to four members of the 28-nation bloc -- Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia.


  11. Bulgaria to hold military drills near Macedonia borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 |

    ... flow of migrants through the Balkan country's neighbours. "The situation in the neighbouring states of Macedonia, Greece and Serbia is quite complicated and we have to react preventively," defence ministry's chief of staff Valeria Kardashevska told ...


  12. German neo-Nazis yelling 'Heil Hitler' clash with police near DresdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Mail

    Drunk neo-Nazis have clashed with police today, just hours after a mysterious fire destroyed a shelter for asylum-seekers entering Germany. Calls have been made for decisive action to be taken against vicious right-wing protesters, as a surge of anti-migrant feeling swept the country over the weekend.


  13. The Route Migrants Are Taking To Reach EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | LBC 97.3

    The European Union is under increasing pressure to confront the migrant crisis - with many refugees now travelling via Greece instead of embarking on the perilous journey across the Mediterranean w However, the impact of the mass migration is not just being felt by the likes of Germany, Sweden and the UK, where many refugees intend to go. Every country along the route they take - referred to as "the Balkan corridor" - is also feeling the strain as they try to provide the humanitarian aid and documentation migrants need to continue their desperate journeys.


  14. Merkel, Hollande urge unified EU response to refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Bangkok Post

    Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande called Monday for a unified response to Europe's biggest migrant crisis since World War II, as the German leader condemned "vile" protests against refugees. "We must put in place a unified system for the right to asylum," Hollande said in a brief statement ahead of talks, calling the influx from the world's crisis zones "an exceptional situation that will last for some time".


  15. European Union demands privatisation, Greek people payRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Dear Kitty

    Hundreds of Greek dock workers staged a protest march in Piraeus on Tuesday, against the plans of the [2014 right-wing] Government to sell the Piraeus Port Authority , which runs Greece's main harbour. Ports, airports, gas pipelines, water utilities a a 50 billion of Greek assets are up for grabs to private companies .


  16. PICTURES: Migrants Flood Macedonia to Beat Europe's New WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    Thousands of migrants are rushing across the Balkan state of Macedonia before a new razor wire topped fence is inaugurated on the Hungarian border with Serbia later this week, impeding their entry to the European Union. The crowd is now so large that it has overwhelmed the Macedonian army, who are now powerless to stop them crossing from Greece.


  17. Report Published: 'Greece Shipping Report Q3 2015'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    The outlook for Greek ports and shipping has deteriorated since our last quarterly report, as the government engages in brinkmanship over its debt negotiations and sends confusing signals over the fate of the port privatisation programme. That said, Greek seaports and Piraeus in particular, are to some extent protected by their role as regional gateways, linked to European transit trade demand.


  18. Macedonia Allows Some Refugees Across Border, Halts OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | News 88.9 KNPR

    A day after storming past border checkpoints aimed at keeping them out of the European Union, thousands of migrants - most from Syria, but also some from Iraq and Afghanistan - crowded buses in Macedonia heading north toward the Serbian border. The Guardian reports that border guards who had tried to push them back with batons on Saturday, appeared a day later "appeared to abandon a bid to stem their flow through the Balkans to western Europe following days of chaos and confrontation."


  19. Thousands of migrants rush past police blocking Macedonia-Greece borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | CTV

    Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. Police fired stun grenades and dozens of people were injured in the border clashes.


  20. Frustration and despair for refugees at Macedonia-Greece borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Mashable

    On Friday, the border between Macedonia and Greece became the latest no man's land for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe after the Macedonian government closed the border with Greece and their police beat and used tear gas on the surging crowds. After declaring a state of emergency on Thursday, Macedonia on Friday found itself at the centre of an international scandal as images beamed around the world of police firing stun grenades and shooting rubber bullets into crowds of men, women and children - who have themselves fled state violence and war zones in Africa and the Middle East.