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Albanian president Meta blocks talks on sea border with Greece

Albanian President Ilir Meta refused a government request to authorize continued negotiations with Greece over the two countries’ Ionian Sea border, potentially disrupting a push to normalise relations. President Ilir Meta on Tuesday refused to provide the authorisation for further talks with Greece to resolve the sea border disagreement, demanding …

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Erdogan attempts worldwide censorship on social media & blogs

The lawyers of Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan sent a Turkish Court decision to Twitter and demanded that Greek Graphic designer @JoDiGraphics removes a graph of Erodgan he has created and uploaded on Twitter in October 2015! Stop killer Erdogan #Ankara #AnkaraBombing "Δολοφόνε Ερντογαν" φωνάζουν οι διαδηλωτές στην Αγκυρα …

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Migrants reach in Bosnia via alternative Balkan route

Migrants in the pursuit to reach western Europe are now opting for an alternate route through Bosnia and Herzegovina as anti-trafficking forces clamp down on them. Earlier, the Balkan route — through Greece, FYROM, Serbia and Hungary or Croatia — was closed for refugees in March 2016. Now, the migrants …

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Bulgaria issues warning over “Macedonia” name dispute

Bulgaria has waded into a 25-year-long dispute between Greece and FYROM regarding Macedonia’s name, saying that issue also concerns Bulgaria. Macedonia and Greece are in a renewed push to resolve their dispute. Greece objects to its northern neighbor using the name, saying it implies territorial claims on its own province …

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US Ambassador to Athens to travel to Ankara amid Imia crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic Geoffrey R. Pyatt is traveling to Ankara from 15 – 16 February 2018, the US Embassy in Athens said in a statement. Pyatt will have also consultations with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell …

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