Thursday

19th Jan 2017

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Macedonia closes border with Greece

Macedonia closed its border with Greece Wednesday, saying closures in Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia were preventing migrants from exiting the country and continuing their journey through the Balkans. Greek authorities said some 650 asylum seekers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan were left stuck in a camp on the Macedonian border.

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  8. Maltese PM announces plan for Brexit summit

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