video 22 November 2015 World, Greece

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Refugees and migrants blocked at Macedonia border

As temperatures plummet and winter approaches, thousands of migrants and refugees are finding it harder to travel to Europe. Macedonia says it will turn away migrants who are not from war zones.

article 04 November 2015 World, Greece
Europe begins to resettle Greek asylum-seekers

Six families from Iraq and Syria are the first asylum-seekers to be relocated from Greece as part of an EU-funded resettlement scheme.

article 02 November 2015 UK, Greece
Refugees and migrants travel two billion miles in 2015

Migrants and refugees travelling to Europe to apply for asylum in 2015 have collectively travelled two billion miles, Channel 4 News can reveal.

post 21 September 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Tsipras crushes his opponents, left and right, to gain second term

It was the unswayability of the left vote that put Alexis Tsipras straight back into the prime ministerial mansion he resigned from a month ago, calling a snap election.

article 20 September 2015 World, Greece
Greek elections: nation returns to the polls

Voting has begun in Greece's general election, with opinion polls indicating a tight race as Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras seeks a new mandate.

post 19 September 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greek elections: do Syriza want to win?

Alexis Tsipras' final election rally had the usual soundtrack and familiar props but a different cast. After more than a fifth of his MPs split to form a new left party, the inner core of party activi

article 17 September 2015 World, Greece
Lesbos crisis: British family helping refugees from the sea

For tens of thousands of desperate refugees landing on the Greek island of Lesbos the only welcome has been from a British family, the Kempsons, doing their best to offer some humanitarian aid.

post 09 September 2015
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Refugee crisis: the fifth boat to land on Lesbos this morning alone

A British tourist helping refugees on a beach in Lesbos says of the debate in the UK: "If only they heard the stories.. Germany has put us to shame."

article 22 August 2015 World, Greece
Macedonia refugee emergency: thousands run across border

Thousands of migrants broke through a police line in Macedonia as the government struggles to control the border. Many are still stranded in "dangerous" conditions.

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