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Increasing proliferation of drones garners mixed reactions from locals

Increasing proliferation of drones garners mixed reactions from locals

This is the first part of a six-part series based on a Navanti survey about the perceptions and use of drones in Africa and the Middle East. In our next installments, we will dig deeper into the dynamics of each of five regions surveyed.

Closure of FYROM-Greece Border May Lead to New Migrant Routes

Closure of FYROM-Greece Border May Lead to New Migrant Routes

On 23 February 2016, the government of the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) announced the closure of its border with Greece to all migrants, except refugees from Syria and Iraq (who make up 65% of all people arriving in Greece from Turkey according to the United Nations High Council on Refugees). With 12,000 migrants gathered in the refugee camp at Eidomeni, the humanitarian situation is reportedly becoming dire.