Showing posts with label border. Show all posts
Showing posts with label border. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tusk says EU stands firm on keeping Balkan migrant routes closed

The European Union is determined to stick to a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of undocumented migrants into the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

EU Sends Help as Migrant Chaos on Greek - FYROM [***] Border Escalates

EU Sends Help as Migrant Chaos on Greek- FYROM [***] Border Escalates
Over 50,000 people have arrived in Greece since November while the European Union stands accused of not doing enough to control the humanitarian crisis on many borders across member states.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Greece denies it faces Schengen suspension over migrants

Greece's top migration official on Wednesday denied suggestions that its place in the EU's passport-free Schengen zone is in jeopardy because of failings in its handling of the migrant crisis.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Rafah crossing opens for only 19 days so far this year

Rafah crossing is a key entry and exit point for the Gazans. However, it was open for just 19 days all together since the start of the year, said the Crossings and Borders Corporation of the Palestinian Interior Ministry in the coastal enclave on Monday.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

UN voices renewed alarm at European border restrictions as stranded refugees and migrants protest

UN, 24 November 2015 – Just days after warning that European border restrictions based on national profiling are endangering refugees and migrants, especially children, the United Nations refugee agency said today that 1,000 people are already stuck at crossing points, with 60 of them on hunger strike and 11 reported to have stitched up their mouths in protest.

Friday, November 20, 2015

European border restrictions endanger refugees, migrants, especially children, UN agencies warn

European restrictions on refugees and migrant movements after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, including national profiling, are endangering many, especially children, as the bite of winter takes hold, United Nations agencies warned today, calling on Governments to provide more reception centres and decent accommodation.

Monday, November 16, 2015

FYROM (***) considers barbed wire fences to stop refugee influxes

State authorities in FYROM (***) are looking into the possibility of installing barbed wire fences on the Greek border. This decision has been recommended by the country’s high Security Council, headed by the president of the country, Gjorge Ivanov.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Croatia allows thousands stranded at Serbian border to cross

Croatia allowed thousands of migrants who were stuck at the border with Serbia to cross into its territory late Monday afternoon, having earlier dramatically slowed the number of crossings, an AFP photographer saw.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Refugee crisis: Bavaria threatens Merkel with constitutional challenge

The southern German state of Bavaria threatens German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the refugee crisis with a constitutional challenge, announced by the State Chancellery in Munich on Friday after a meeting of the cabinet.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Croatia 'forcing' Hungary to take in refugees

Croatia has said it had "forced" Hungary to take in thousands of refugees, and would continue sending them to its northern neighbour, amid deepening discord in Europe over the biggest westwards migration in decades.

Friday, September 18, 2015

UNHCR warns EU about migrant crisis

The U.N. refugee agency on Friday urged the European Union to grasp a last chance to resolve the refugee crisis next week as the migrant numbers in Europe will build up in coming days and their flows may fragment further into new routes.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Austrian aid convoy heads for Hungary to help refugees

Volunteers in a convoy of around 140 vehicles have set out from Vienna to cross into Hungary to distribute aid to refugees and bring them back to Austria.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

UN urges Europe to formulate collective response to migrant crisis

With the number of migrants fleeing to Europe the violence in their countries of origin continuing to increase, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, Wednesday urged the European Union to speed up the formulation of an adequate collective response to this unprecedented crisis.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Europe's response to migrant crisis is not working, warns UN rights expert

UN, 25 August 2015 – The European Union should establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy which makes mobility its central asset, a United Nations expert today advocated, assuring is the only way in which the EU can reclaim its border, effectively combat smuggling and empower migrants.

Saturday, August 22, 2015