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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s going on between Turkey and Greece and the EU? Border Problems

Explainer: What’s going on between Turkey and Greece and the EU?

Talks on the migrant crisis are being held today – here’s the background to the situation.

From TheJournal.ie TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU' Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border Syria Civil War

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border

Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to cross the border.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

From TheJournal.ie At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria Idlib

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

From TheJournal.ie UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey Turkey

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey

At least 21 people have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul Turkey

Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul

Bad weather and high winds were reported in the area as the plane came in to land.

From TheJournal.ie 33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche Rescue Mission

33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche

A huge team of rescue workers had been sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche.

From TheJournal.ie 120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul Turkey

120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul

The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31 ELAZIG

Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31

Officials said at least 1,556 people were injured in Friday night’s quake.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year Views
From TheJournal.ie 'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas Careful Now

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours

Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland Dublin Airport

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend Turkey

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week Repatriated

Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week

Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.

From The42 Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot Onwards

Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot

Olivier Giroud coverted the spot-kick that gave his side a 2-1 win over Moldova.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith' Dáil

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists' Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'

Lisa Smith and her child are currently in Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey James Le Mesurier

British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey

The precise details of James Le Mesurier’s death could not be confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks' Turkey

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'? Explainer

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

From TheJournal.ie 'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide Genocide

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide

The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.

From TheJournal.ie US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire White House

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire

Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria Foreign Powers

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria

Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone

The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids' Cease Fire

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids'

More than 500 people have been killed including dozens of civilians, mostly on the Kurdish side.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says Ceasefire

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says

Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

From TheJournal.ie Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed TOM CLONAN

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed

Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump slaps US sanctions on Turkey and tweets about Napoleon protecting the Kurds Syria

Donald Trump slaps US sanctions on Turkey and tweets about Napoleon protecting the Kurds

The US will freeze assets on Turkish ministers and place tariffs on steel.

From TheJournal.ie EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds Syria

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

From The42 Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot Euro 2020

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot

Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say Escaped

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

From TheJournal.ie Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive Kurds

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU Syria

Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU

The Turkish President yesterday said the country could do just that if the EU doesn’t support the country.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support sanctions against Turkey over its assault in Syria? Syria This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support sanctions against Turkey over its assault in Syria?

France has said the EU is to consider the action.

From TheJournal.ie First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria Syria

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle? Syria This post contains videos

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

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