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Migrants clash with police in Macedonia as France clears Calais camp

Immigration
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 2/29/16, 10:54 am

Iraqi and Syrian migrants stuck in Greece clashed with Macedonian police today as they attempted to storm the border between the two countries. Police used tear gas and stun guns to beat back the desperate migrants, who chanted “Open the border!” and “We want to go to Serbia!”

About 6,500 migrants have gathered at the Idomeni crossing, but Macedonian officials have allowed only a trickle through so far. The standoff at Idomeni is just the latest battle in the migrant crisis that threatens to tear Europe apart.

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Associated Press/Photo by Giannis Papanikos

Migrants clash with police in Macedonia as France clears Calais camp

Immigration
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 2/29/16, 10:54 am

Iraqi and Syrian migrants stuck in Greece clashed with Macedonian police today as they attempted to storm the border between the two countries. Police used tear gas and stun guns to beat back the desperate migrants, who chanted “Open the border!” and “We want to go to Serbia!”

About 6,500 migrants have gathered at the Idomeni crossing, but Macedonian officials have allowed only a trickle through so far. The standoff at Idomeni is just the latest battle in the migrant crisis that threatens to tear Europe apart.

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by Lynde Langdon
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