Migrants waged running battles with FYROM police April 10 after they were stopped from scaling the border fence with Greece near the border town of Idomeni, and aid agencies reported that hundreds of stranded travelers were injured.
Greece’s hopes for debt relief won’t include a cut in what it owes in 240 billion euros in three bailouts, its bigger lender, Germany declared outright.
Greek banks now hold more than 83 billion euros ($97.95 billion) in bad loans as international lenders are pressing for homes to be confiscated.
Greece’s refugee crisis is taking its toll with reservation losses for Aegean islands that are the first destination for the new arrivals.
Only 18 refugees and migrants entered Greece by sea over a 24-hour period after an EU deal to deport new arrivals back to Turkey began.
Greek officials and representatives of the country’s bailout creditors will have another go at overcoming disagreements on austerity measures.
Reneging on yet another campaign promise, Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras gave the green light to selling the state’s interest in the port of Piraeus.
Greece’s coalition government’s hopes to finish reform talks with international lenders has been set back again, likely until early May.
The European police agency Europol has put undercover agents in Greek refugee camps looking for ISIS plants and other criminals.
Migrants clashed with FYROM police April 10 after trying to scale the fence separating Greece from FYROM at the border town of Idomeni.