Race too close to call as North Macedonia holds first poll since name change

This post was originally published on this siteNorth Macedonia goes to the polls on Wednesday in an election viewed as crucial for the Balkan state’s future after months of political drift

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Covid-19: Greece quarantines all passengers from Qatar flight

This post was originally published on this siteAll 91 travellers put in quarantine after 12 test positive, illustrating risk of welcoming back tourists. Coronavirus – latest updates

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Cyprus offers to cover cost of holidays affected by coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteFree healthcare for Covid-19 patients and hotel expenses for dependents will give island unbeatable edge, it says. Coronavirus – latest

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Greece fears border standoff with Turkey over migrants’ return

This post was originally published on this siteGreece fears a fresh standoff on its border with Turkey after the Turkish foreign minister suggested that migrants and refugees would shortly return

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‘Coronavirus doesn’t respect barbed wire’: concern mounts for Greek camps

This post was originally published on this siteCalls grow for EU countries to accept refugees as outbreaks fuel fears that virus could rampage through overcrowded facilities. Global development

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Former Greek Nazi resistance fighter and MEP Manolis Glezos dies aged 98

This post was originally published on this siteIn the pantheon of Greek politicians feted as much for fortitude as tenacity, few have stood out more than Manolis Glezos. Tributes poured in Monday

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Greece hopes EU-Turkey talks will ease tension over refugee crisis

This post was originally published on this siteMerkel and Macron to enter talks with Erdoğan after his move to scrap 2016 deal and open borders to migrants heading for Europe. Helena Smith

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Lesbos fears repeat of 2015 as refugees head for Greek island

This post was originally published on this siteMoses Kamaras stood at the foot of Lesbos’ Statue of Liberty, holding a pair of sodden shoes in his left hand, a rucksack hoisted over his

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Lesbos braces for more refugees as Turkey threatens to open borders

This post was originally published on this siteAs Turkey says it will no longer stop refugees leaving for Europe, the Greek island fears more arrivals. Helena Smith in Lesbos. Fri 28 Feb 2020

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Greece pauses plans for new refugee detention centres on islands

This post was originally published on this siteGreece has halted plans to construct new detention centres on outlying islands facing Turkey amid mounting opposition from resident communities who

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