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Idomeni evacuation in slow pace as many reluctant to move to new camps

Evacuation of Idomeni continues also on Wednesday although in slower pace than on Tuesday, the first day of the massive operation to have 8,500 refugees and migrants transferred to organized camps.   From idomeni to Sindos camp – via @Antolalto  Police tries to convince more and more people to leave …

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Evacuation of Idomeni camp: aerial video of police operation

Greek police released footage of the refugees and migrants evacuation from Idomeni camp. The footage was shot by police helicopters that have been monitoring the operation since Tuesday morning. Evacuation of 8,119 refugees and migrants started short after 6 a.m. on Tuesday. According to authorities schedule a total of 2,000 …

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Idomeni Camp: Evacuation of 8,199 refuges & migrants started

All eyes are on Idomeni camp this morning, where the evacuation started in the morning. Buses keep coming empty and leave the area full with people, taking them to organized facilities. The first buses take the people in the broader area of Thessaloniki, in Northern Greece. With the help of …

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Ten riot police squads deployed to Idomeni refugee camp, evacuation to start on Tuesday

Ten riot police squads left Athens this morning and are expected to take position at the refugees camp of Idomeni that will be evacuated from the 8.500 men, women and children living there since last February. Other police forces from Northern Greece will be deployed in the area for “as …

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Idomeni: Syrian refugee severely injured after hit by police van

A Syrian man was transferred from Idomeni refugee camp to a hospital in nearby Kilkis and later to a hospital in Thessaloniki after he was most probably accidentally hit by a van of the Greek police. Immediately after the incident, refugees and migrants started to throw stones at the police …

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Granny “Without Borders” opens her house to refugees (video)

Panagiota Vasileiadou is an 82-year-old granny. Her home in in the village of Idomeni, the village very close to the camp that has been hosting at times more than 12,000 refugees and migrants. Granny Panagiota has witnessed hundreds of refugees begging for food to feed their children or clean water …

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Idomeni: Greece sends two demarches to FYROM, Skopje complaints about Greek authorities

Greek Foreign Ministry complained with “two severe demarches” to FYROM about the “unacceptable incidents” on Sunday in Idomeni, where police forces and army units fired teargas and stun grenades against refugees and migrants for more than 4-5 hours. On its side FYROM put the blame on Greece complaining that Athens …

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