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Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Italian Deputy PM: Very Existence of United Europe to be Decided within the Year

Existence of United Europe to be Decided within the Year
Ahead of the EU summit, where the latest disagreements within the bloc over migration policy are expected to be on the agenda, Italy lambasted Paris for “lecturing” Rome and resisted Germany’s plans to turn away refugees which have been registered in other countries.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Tusk Against Refugee Quota System as Consensus Impossible

Tusk Against Refugee Quota System
EU member states leaders will hold talks this week on the bloc's migration policy and prospects of the arrangements regarding combating the refugee crisis.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

EU takes member states to court for failing to meet migrant quotas

the European Court of Justice
The European Commission on Thursday announced it is taking the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to the European Court of Justice for failing to comply with mandatory quotas for accepting asylum seekers.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Over 100,000 Migrants Cross Med to Europe since January: UN

More than 100,000 migrants and refugees have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year, and 2,247 have died trying, the UN said Tuesday.

Friday, 30 June 2017

Half A Million Syrian Refugees Return Home, UN says

Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mainly to find family members and check on property, the UN refugee agency said Friday.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Militants from “Euphrates Shield Operations” turn themselves over to Syrian Army units in Aleppo countryside

Members of an armed group affiliated with the so-called “Euphrates Shield Operations” turned themselves over to units of the Syrian Arab Army along with their weapons and vehicles upon reaching areas controlled by the army in Aleppo province’s northern countryside to have their legal status resolved and benefit from the amnesty decree.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Nearly 200 asylum seekers feared dead off Libya coast

Eleven migrants have died and nearly 200 are missing after two boats carrying asylum seekers sank off the coast of Libya, UN agencies said on Monday citing survivors.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

ISIL suicide bombers 'kill dozens' in northeast Syria

At least 37 people, including dozens of civilians, have been killed in an attack by ISIL suicide bombers targeting an area in northeast Syria held by US-backed Kurdish forces, according to a monitoring group.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Syria FM Calls on Refugees to Return Home

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Muallem called on the country’s refugees to return home, official media reported, without directly commenting on a US travel ban targeting them.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Tehran Slams US Travel Ban as Great Insult to Iranian Nation, Vows to Reciprocate

Iran will ban Americans from entering the country in response to President Donald Trump's "insulting" order restricting arrivals from Iran and six other Muslim states, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 reach record 3,800

The UN refugee agency said Wednesday that at least 3,800 migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year in an attempt to reach Europe, making 2016 the deadliest year on record.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

UN: No Large Displacement of Mosul Residents Yet

The United Nations said Tuesday that 36 hours into the Iraqi and Kurdish military offensive to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State group, it had not seen any immediate large outflows of residents from the city.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Europe must not be blackmailed by Turkey overs visas: German vice chancellor

Europe will not be blackmailed by Turkey in talks on visa liberalization, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday as relations with Ankara are strained in the aftermath of a failed coup.

Monday, 25 July 2016

German police union chief urges tightening refugees control after constant attacks

Control of refugees coming to Germany should be tightened in order to limit potential security risks, urged German police union chief Rainer Wendt on Monday, after constant attacks in southern Germany over the past week.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Turkey will block EU migrant "deal" if no visa-free travel, says Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the European Union that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

EU has largely ‘abandoned’ Greece to deal with migrant crisis on its own, UN expert warns

UN, 17 May 2016 – The suffering of migrants in Greece is the result of a complete absence of long-term vision and the clear lack of political will of the European Union (EU), a United Nations human rights expert said today, warning that Greece, already struggling to cope with fiscal challenges, has been abandoned by the EU to deal with a crisis that requires a response from all countries in the region.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Migrant crisis: Greece halts deportations to Turkey

Greece paused deportations of migrants to Turkey on Tuesday, a day after the first boats took back 202 people under a controversial EU plan to cut off a migrant route to Europe.

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