FM Koenders: 'I welcome the expansion of @NATO deployment in the Aegean see to collect intelligence in order to map migration flows' NATO announces widened mission in the Aegean Sea to shut down smuggling of migrants to EuropeJens Stoltenberg: Just finalised arrangements to expand NATO deployment to Aegean to assist w/ migrant and refugee crisis. Refugee boat sinks in Aegean Sea; at least 18 dead, 15 rescued by Turkish Coast Guard "We are slowly dying here" say those at Idomeni border between Greece and FYROM. Another boat arrives in Lesbos. 30-40 on board. Disembarking women and children first - 338 people from Syria, Iraq, Afganistan, Eritrea, Somalia. Greek coastguard arrives in Lesbos port after picking up 2-300 refugees and migrants from the sea. Idomeni. Directly on the border between Greece and Macedonia. The police man is on the Macedonian side EU summit draft: Schengen to be suspended until end of year, west Balkan route closed, Greece to get maximum support - Standard EU leaders to declare on summit Balkan route for refugees as closed - standard citing secret draft Unloading M-84 tanks, M-80 IFVs and personnel from landing craft in Lora (Split), Croatia 'Over 30,000' migrants stranded at Greek border, says UN refugee agency Greece. Kilkís prefecture declared in state of emergency due to refugeecrisis at Idomeni Idomeni: More restrictions at work. Refugees spending over 30days in Greece, Turkey not allowed into Macedonia Bosnia Court Puts Radoncic Back in Detention Refugees stuck at Macedonia border exceed 10000Tsipras to Greek party leaders in meeting today: I cannot distinguish between (economic) migrants and refugees. Serbian right-wingers stage anti-NATO rally, demanding national referendum on membership Serbia’s president has dissolved parliament and scheduled an early parliamentary election Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikilic dissolves parliament, calls early elections for April 24 Alexander Vershbow: NATO countries cannot allow migrant/ RefugeeCrisis to become one in which our solidarity and humanity give way to division & insularity Morning in IdomeniEU's Donald Tusk to potential refugees: "Do not come to Europe." Activists of Kosovo's hardline opposition Self-determination overturn lorry carrying products from Serbia Agreement between Greece and TAP approved. New gas pipeline to enter Europe@CMC_NATO: NATO and @Serbia: common interest - a stable & prosperous Balkans. Cooperation & dialogue strengthen our partnership. Greece: Protest in Skouries forest against destructive gold miningScene now at the Idomeni border gate. A small number of refugees about to be allowed from Greece into Macedonia Tents of refugees at Idomeni

Map. History of Balkans conflict

6 March 2016
"We are slowly dying here" say those at Idomeni border between Greece and FYROM.
Another boat arrives in Lesbos. 30-40 on board.
Disembarking women and children first - 338 people from Syria, Iraq, Afganistan, Eritrea, Somalia.
Greek coastguard arrives in Lesbos port after picking up 2-300 refugees and migrants from the sea.
Idomeni. Directly on the border between Greece and Macedonia. The police man is on the Macedonian side
Unloading M-84 tanks, M-80 IFVs and personnel from landing craft in Lora (Split), Croatia
'Over 30,000' migrants stranded at Greek border, says UN refugee agency
Idomeni: More restrictions at work. Refugees spending over 30days in Greece, Turkey not allowed into Macedonia
Refugees stuck at Macedonia border exceed 10000
Serbian right-wingers stage anti-NATO rally, demanding national referendum on membership
Serbia’s president has dissolved parliament and scheduled an early parliamentary election
Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikilic dissolves parliament, calls early elections for April 24
Morning in Idomeni
EU's Donald Tusk to potential refugees: "Do not come to Europe."
Activists of Kosovo's hardline opposition Self-determination overturn lorry carrying products from Serbia
Agreement between Greece and TAP approved. New gas pipeline to enter Europe
@CMC_NATO: NATO and @Serbia: common interest - a stable & prosperous Balkans. Cooperation & dialogue strengthen our partnership.
Greece: Protest in Skouries forest against destructive gold mining
Scene now at the Idomeni border gate. A small number of refugees about to be allowed from Greece into Macedonia
Tents of refugees at Idomeni