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Tremors in the Balkans continue as magnitude-6 quake hits Aegean

Tremors in the Balkans continue as magnitude-6 quake hits Aegean

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Greek island of Crete on Wednesday, with no damage or injuries reported, authorities said.

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Ahead of a visit Thursday to Belgrade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western countries for "destabilising" the Balkans, returning an accusation often lobbed in his direction.

EU approves new military HQ

EU approves new military HQ

The European Union on Monday approved plans for a military headquarters to coordinate overseas security operations, foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said.

Germany, Greece blast Balkans migrant route closure

Germany, Greece blast Balkans migrant route closure

The German and Greek leaders blasted Balkan countries for shutting their borders to migrants ahead of an EU ministers meeting Thursday, with Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras warning ...

Greece seeks to stem migrant flow from islands to mainland

Greece seeks to stem migrant flow from islands to mainland

Greece asked its passenger ferry companies and travel agencies to cut back on bringing migrants and refugees from frontline islands to the mainland and said its own chartered ships would stay put for a few days.