Tag Archives: Macedonia

05Aug/17

‘Lucifer’ heat wave holds eastern Europe in fiery grip

BELGRADE, SERBIA (AUGUST 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday (August 4) in a heat wave nicknamed “Lucifer” that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops.
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06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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05Mar/16

Children fall sick in squalid conditions of Greece-Macedonia border camp

Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.

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15Dec/15
A Syrian refugee reacts as he waits behind border fences to cross into Turkey at Akcakale border gate in Sanliurfa province, Turkey

Reuters Pictures of the Year 2015

A selection of Reuters Pictures of the Year.
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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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10Sep/15

Migrants face rain, police aggression at Greek-Macedonian border

Macedonian police use batons against migrants gathered at the border with Greece.

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09Sep/15

Exhausted migrants wait in open field in Hungary after long trek via Greece and Serbia

Hundreds of migrants wait in an open field under the watchful eyes of Hungarian police, after crossing into Hungary from Serbia.

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29Aug/15

Migrants prepared “to die on journey of death” to reach EU

Aid workers distribute food and water to migrants on the Macedonian border as they wait to continue on what one Syrian refugee calls “a journey of death” to reach the European Union.

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25Aug/15

Up to 3,000 refugees, migrants expected a day in Macedonia – UNHCR

UN Refugee Agency predicts the number of migrants crossing the border between Greece and Macedonia to remain at 3,000 per day.

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25Jul/15

2018 world cup draw pits Spain against Italy

The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia throws up exciting matches including Spain against Italy and Netherland versus France.

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