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By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey expects Greece to send back eight fugitive “traitors” who fled following the July 15 failed coup, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday. “The coup plotters are asking for political asylum. [But] they cannot be inc...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Apr 25th, 2016
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Gevgelija (Macedonia) (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Several dozen migrants managed to illegally cross from Greece into Macedonia on Saturday — a border that has been shut since February, an AFP photographer reported. The photographer saw the group in the Macedonian town of Gevgelija, across from ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Apr 22nd, 2016
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Kalamata,Greece ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Ethiopian and a Somali say they were on two boats heading to Italy from Libya when one of the vessels sank. The UN refugee agency says up to 500 people may have drowned in the tragedy. Visibly shaken from their ordeal, the two men – 25-year-o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Skopje, Macedonia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The border between Macedonia and Greece has been completely closed for any transit of migrants since morning Wednesday. The new rules affect the migrants that are already traveling along the Balkan route, trying to pass through the Balkans and reach We...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Venice, Italy ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rome and Paris have expressed their satisfaction of Monday’s tentative Turkey-EU agreement in Brussels aimed at stemming the escalating refugee influx into Europe. “We are very pleased to have exerted all our efforts to open new pages ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived i...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 29th, 2016
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Nicosia , Cyprus (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cyprus, Israel and Greece agreed on several collective projects including preparing a plan for a joint pipeline to carry natural gas to Europe, the leaders of the three countries said here on Thursday. They set a target of obtaining tangible results wit...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 29th, 2016
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Stockholm , Sweden ( USA Today + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sweden, which has been one of Europe’s most welcoming nations for migrants in 2015, said Thursday it may expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers in coming years. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman told Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri that any depor...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 29th, 2016
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Rome, Italy (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Six bodies were recovered off Sicily island on Thursday in a day-long rescue effort coordinated by the Italian coast guard which resulted in a rescue of a total of 411 migrants. “We coordinated four operations from the early morning until evening. Unfo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 25th, 2015
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Madrid, Spain (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Two people drowned and at least 12 others were injured when they tried to get to a small patch of Spanish territory in North Africa by swimming from Morocco and scaling a barbed-wire fence that juts into the sea, Spanish and Moroccan news agencies reported Fri...