Greece starts moving migrants from squalid border camp

Greece sent in police and bulldozers on Tuesday to knock down tents and relocate hundreds of migrants who had been stranded for months in a squalid makeshift camp on the border with Macedonia.

Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp

Hundreds of Greek police on Tuesday began clearing the squalid Idomeni camp, a migrant flashpoint on the Macedonia border where thousands of people have been camped out for more than three months.

Migrants seek new routes into Balkans after formal borders sealed

As dusk fell on Saturday evening, a Reuters witness saw a group of up to 70 people crossing into Macedonia from Greece, at a point where there is no razor wire fence between the two countries.

Macedonia enters second week of anti-government protests

Macedonia has entered into a second week of protests with thousands marching peacefully in the capital after the country's president pardoned dozens of politicians who were facing criminal proceedings for alleged involvement in a wiretapping scandal.

Protests after Macedonia snap elections set for June

Gruevski, who had been prime minister since 2006, resigned in January in order to pave the way for early elections.

Macedonia polls to be held on June 5 despite calls for delay

Macedonia polls will be held on June 5 despite calls for delay.

Macedonia braces for new protests as crisis deepens

Macedonia braced for fresh protests over the president's shock decision to halt probes into more than 50 public figures embroiled in a wire-tapping scandal.

Macedonia president blocks probe into politicians

Macedonia`s president on Tuesday blocked all judicial proceedings against top politicians embroiled in a wire-tapping scandal that sparked a major political crisis, a move the European Union said raised "serious concerns".

Greece blasts Macedonia over migrant border violence

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused neighbouring Macedonia on Monday of "shaming" Europe by firing tear gas and rubber bullets at migrants desperately trying to break through a border fence.

Macedonia sends over 1,000 migrants back to Greece

 Some 1,500 migrants who managed to cross into Macedonia, despite the border being closed to them for a week, have been sent back to Greece by Macedonian troops, officials said Tuesday.

700 migrants held in Macedonia after crossing Greek border

Some 700 refugees and migrants were being held in Macedonia on Tuesday after they managed to slip across the border from Greece, a frontier that has been shut for a week.

Slovenia to ban transit of migrants as crisis spirals

Slovenia to ban transit of migrants as crisis spirals

Slovenia and Serbia, along with Austria, Croatia and Macedonia, have dramatically restricted entry to migrants in recent weeks.

Macedonia lets in 170 refugees, 10,000 still stranded: Greece

Macedonia on Wednesday allowed some 170 refugees to cross its border with Greece as 10,000 more were left waiting at the border under miserable conditions, Greek officials said.

Greek migrant camp overflows as Balkan states cap arrivals

More than 5,000 people were trapped at the Idomeni camp on Greece`s northern border with Macedonia on Saturday after four Balkan countries announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals.

Europe rifts widen as migrant arrivals top 110,000 this year

Tensions reached boiling point between European states worst affected by the migrant crisis ahead of a meeting of Balkan states on Wednesday, as new figures showed no let-up in the influx of people.

UN denounces restrictions of refugees, calls for unity in Europe

UN denounces restrictions of refugees, calls for unity in Europe

The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday decried "restrictive practices" imposed by countries including Austria, Slovenia and Macedonia, and called on Europe to have a coordinated approach to share responsibility in the crisis.

Afghan migrants stranded in Greece as Macedonia shuts border

Thousands of migrants were left stranded in Greece after Macedonia abruptly closed its border to Afghans, creating a fresh bottleneck as European countries scrambled to respond to the continent's refugee crisis.

Macedonia not ready for `credible` polls by April: EU, US ambassadors

Macedonia`s preparations for planned snap elections in April have not progressed enough to hold a "credible" vote by then, the US and EU ambassadors to the country said Sunday.

Macedonia erects fence on Greek border to control migrant flow

Macedonia started building a fence on its border with Greece on Saturday to better control the influx of migrants passing through the Balkan country, an AFP photographer at the frontier said.

EU predicts 3 million more migrants could arrive by end 2016

EU predicts 3 million more migrants could arrive by end 2016

The European Union is predicting that 3 million more migrants could arrive in the 28-nation bloc by the end of next year.