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

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Italian Deputy PM Demands EU Border Protection 'Before Taking a Single Migrant'

EU Border Protection 'Before Taking a Single Migrant'
Ahead of the gathering of EU interior ministers, Italy’s Matteo Salvini is bargaining with his German counterpart, Horst Seehofer over the idea of returning migrants to the country where they were registered. After debates in Germany which threatened the coalition, Seehofer is trying to push his proposal at the European level.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Thousands return home as ceasefire brings pause to clashes in southwest Syria

Thousands return home
Thousands of displaced people have returned to their homes in southwest Syria after fruitful negotiations brought about a pause in hostilities following a weeks-long government offensive aimed at regaining the territory from armed opposition/terrorists, a United Kingdom-based watchdog said Saturday.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

750,000 lives are in danger: UN urges Jordan to open its border to Syrians

UN urges Jordan to open its border to Syrians
The UN on Thursday called on Jordan to open its border and provide temporary shelter to tens of thousands of Syrian people fleeing airstrikes in southwestern Syria.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Syrian refugees cross back to homeland with hopes of better tomorrow

Syrian refugees cross back to homeland
After spending years as refugees in neighboring Lebanon, nearly 500 Syrians crossed back to Syria on Thursday, setting foot in their home country for the first time in years with hopes of a better tomorrow.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Germany Sees Migration-Related Spending of 78 Billion Euros through 2022: Report

Germany Sees Migration-Related Spending of 78 Billion Euros through 2022
Germany expects to spend around 78 billion euros on migration-related issues through 2022, including 31 billion euros to combat the root causes driving people to leave their homes and head to Europe, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Turkish PM says increased attacks on Syria's Idlib to cause new migration wave

 new migration wave
The Syrian regime’s intensifying attacks on the "rebel"-held Idlib province will spark a new migration wave, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said , calling on Russia and Iran to warn Syrian authorities over the attacks.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Le pape espère un rapatriement en Syrie des réfugiés des pays limitrophes

rapatriement en Syrie des réfugiés des pays limitrophes
Le pape François a appelé lundi, lors de ses voeux aux diplomates, à la poursuite des initiatives de paix en Syrie pour permettre en particulier de rapatrier les nombreux réfugiés syriens se trouvant dans des pays limitrophes.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Hungary's shift to the right concerns EU

Budapest made international headlines
Two years ago, Budapest made international headlines. Refugees camped at its central station in their thousands hoping to catch a train to a better life in Austria, Germany and beyond. It was a flashpoint that turned public opinion and fired a crackdown from the right-wing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, sparking a much criticised migrant policy.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

UN warns of new Syrian refugee wave to Europe if aid dries up

refugee wave to Europe
Syrian refugees could again seek to reach Europe in droves if aid programs are not sustained in five neighboring countries hosting the bulk of them, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Greek islanders protest in Athens against overcrowding refugee camps

overcrowding refugee camps
Residents and officials from the north Aegean Sea islands demonstrated outside the Ministry of Immigration in Athens on Tuesday demanding the government to take measures to decongest the islands from the overcrowded refugee camps.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Hungary dismisses compromise on asylum-seekers, wants EU "external borders protected"

EU external borders protected
Hungary remains firmly opposed to illegal immigration and the EU should focus efforts on protecting its external borders, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said, commenting on an Estonian compromise proposal on asylum-seekers.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Esclavage en Libye: Paris demande une réunion "expresse" du Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU

Esclavage en Libye
La France demande une réunion "expresse" du Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies pour débattre de la vente de migrants africains comme esclaves en Libye, révélée par la chaîne américaine CNN, a annoncé mercredi le ministre des Affaires étrangères Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Monday, November 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse after FDP withdraws

German coalition talks collapse
The three-party exploratory talks for the formation of Germany's new government failed late Sunday night after the Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out due to unbridgeable differences in immigration and energy.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Moscow: US military and international coalition commit war crime in al-Tanf

al-Tanf area near the Syrian–Iraqi border
Russian Defense Ministry said that the US military and international coalition are committing a “war crime” and violating international humanitarian law by preventing access to aid to displaced civilians in al-Tanf area near the Syrian–Iraqi border.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SDF Plundering Refugees' Properties, Preventing Medical Treatment in Northeastern Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces
The [so-called] "Syrian Democratic Forces" (SDF) are plundering the refugees' possessions in a camp in Southern Hasaka, the [so-called] "Syrian Observatory for Human Rights" (SOHR) reported on Tuesday, adding that the SDF has also blocked transfer of sick refugees to the regional medical centers.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Afghan Asylum Seekers Deported From Europe Face Death, Torture and Persecution, Says Amnesty

forcibly returning thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers
European countries are forcibly returning thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers, knowing they are at serious risk of torture, kidnapping, death and other human rights abuses, according to Amnesty International.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

EU rolls out new plan to resettle 50,000 refugees in two years

2,654 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year
The European Commission rolled out a new scheme on Wednesday to bring at least 50,000 refugees to Europe over the next two years, in a bid to curb illegal human smuggling in the Mediterranean.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

UN Security Council says opposes Kurd independence vote

could hinder efforts to help refugees return home
The UN Security Council on Thursday warned that a referendum on independence by Iraq's Kurdistan region was potentially destabilizing, adding its weight to international opposition to the vote.

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