Migrant Crisis Fuels Macedonia-Greece Discord

Scenes of desperate migrants being tear-gassed at the Greece-Macedonia border are straining an already testy relationship between the two neighbours, as Skopje also grapples with a political crisis that has seen protesters ransack the president’s office. With thousands of people camped out on the Greek side of the border in squalid conditions, the two countries have traded increasingly undiplomatic protests, with Greece accusing non-EU Macedonia of unacceptable tactics in its use of tear gas — and rubber bullets according to doctors on the scene — and Macedonia accusing Greece of inaction. The violent scenes unfolded at the flashpoint Idomeni border

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