Tear gas fired at Greece/Turkey border amid migrant crisis | AFP

Images show tear gas billowing on the Greek side of the Kastanies border checkpoint between Greece and Turkey amid the ongoing migration crisis in the region. IMAGES

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Greek nationalists bring large Greek flag to border crossing with Turkey | AFP

Greek nationalists bring large Greek flag to border post with Turkey in Kastanies, shouting ‘politicians, traitors, bastards’. A massive influx of migrants swelled along the border over the weekend after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to open its frontier to Europe as tensions mount over its deepening conflict in Syria. IMAGES

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‘Open the border!’ Pro-refugee group tries to breach Greek-Turkish border cordon

Clashes broke out in the Greek town of Kastanies as dozens of pro-refugee protesters rallied against the fence set up at the Turkish border and attempted to breach police lines. Authorities resorted to stun grenades and tear gas to stop the unruly crowd.

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