Greek police fire tear gas at migrants as border convoy grows

Migrants and refugees, who say that they seek to travel onward to northern Europe, scuffle with riot police officers near the town of Diavata in northern Greece, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

ATHENS/DIAVATA, Greece (Reuters) – Greek police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse migrants who had gathered in a field near the country’s border with Northern Macedonia in the hope of making their way illegally up through the Balkans towards northern Europe. Hundreds have made their way to the field in the village of Diavata […]

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