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

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has spoken out in favor of extending German border controls on Tuesday, supporting a call to maintain such measures adopted by Interior Minister and CSU leader Horst Seehofer.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

European Parliament votes to strengthen EU border security

EU border security
New measures to strengthen security at the European Union (EU)'s external borders and speed-up entry and exit checks have been given the green light Wednesday by the European Parliament during its plenary session in Strasbourg.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Dozens of asylum seekers in northern Finland cross border into Sweden

asylum seekers in northern Finland
During a demonstration staged by a group of frustrated asylum seekers in Finnish border town of Tornio on Tuesday, 55 of the demonstrators crossed the border into the Swedish side.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Germany to introduce border controls for G20 Summit

German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere announced a plan to introduce controls at German borders during the upcoming G20 summit, German newspaper Die Welt reported Wednesday.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Austria wants to change Schengen border rules

Austrian ministers said Thursday that they want to change the rules governing Europe's passport-free Schengen zone so they can extend border controls that expire later this year.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Merkel’s party faces voter backlash as populists set to gain at polls

Chancellor Angela Merkel's party braced for a backlash at state polls Sunday, while anti-migrant populists are poised for major gains a year after the German leader opened the borders to refugees.

Friday, February 12, 2016

EU set to restrict passport-free travel, documents say

DOCUMENTS seen by The Associated Presss that European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule for two years due to the migration crisis.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

German police 'should shoot migrants'

Germany’s eurosceptic right-wing populist AfD party created a storm Saturday by suggesting police “if need be” should threaten to shoot migrants seeking to enter the country.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

EU warns Greece over 'seriously neglected' borders

Greece has failed to protect the EU's external frontiers from migrants and faces border controls with the rest of the Schengen passport-free zone in three months if it fails to act, the European Commission said Wednesday.