Latest in Tag: migrants Highlight
Latest in Tag: migrants
Latest FRA quarterly bulletin on migration said the coronavirus containment measures led to a 90% decrease in asylum applications in April 2020
‘A landmark EU-Turkey agreement to curb irregular migration to EU has collapsed,’ says Mitsotakis
The three captors, aged between 24 and 27, include two Egyptians and one Guinean man, have been accused of torture, kidnapping, and mistreating dozens of people.
Rescued migrants should not be sent to detention centres, says UNHCR spokesperson
Strike took place as conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing
“This is another example of the suffering of migrants living in countries of crises”
Boat capsized in Mediterranean Sea in deadliest migrant boat sinking in months
Latest shipwrecks put death toll in January on at 200
Migrants from across the European Union have made a considerable contribution to economic growth in Europe’s powerhouse, a fresh study by a leading German think tank reveals. But they don’t always get the jobs they want.Workers from fellow European Union countries were crucial in increasing economic output in Germany between 2011 and 2016, a study …
Despite an overall decline in the number of migrants into Europe the sea crossing appears more dangerous than ever. International organizations will meet in Geneva Monday to discuss the crisis.The Spanish coast guard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The maritime rescue service said it pulled more …
In 2017, Egypt experienced highest number of arrivals since 2013, close to 40,000, UNHCR says
Roughly 1 million people applied for asylum in the European Union last year. A special guide published in several languages now gives them practical tips and useful background information on the history of Europe.Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Belarussians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Hungarians, Germans – they were once all refugees themselves. Roughly 20 million people were displaced by …
A boat carrying hundreds of illegal migrants sank on Wednesday
The Egyptian president addressed the UN general assembly at the summit for migrants and refugees
As the European Union searches for solutions to its migrant crisis, a program for returning migrants in Tunisia boasts a stunning success rate.
Afghan asylum seekers in Germany say the recent terror attack in Würzburg could further delay their asylum applications and trigger a backlash against them. They urge not to be painted with the same brush.
Italy’s Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 4,500 migrants from the Mediterranean in the past 24 hours. Italy has become a main entry point for Europe-bound asylum seekers since the closure of the Balkan route.
The agreement restricts refugees’ entrance to Europe, violates international law, says FM spokesperson
Nicaragua has sent thousands of Cubans back to Costa Rica after the US-bound migrants stormed the border, accusing San Jose of sparking a crisis. Cuban influx fueled by rumors US will reverse its liberal asylum policy. Nicaragua has sent thousands of Cubans back to Costa Rica after the US-bound migrants stormed the border, accusing San …
Ships from several different EU countries have particpated in a rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the vessels were part of the bloc’s new anti-smuggling operation. The Italian coast guard said around 1,042 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats on Wednesday while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Vessels from Ireland, …
The news comes following the documentation of high numbers of Egyptian minors travelling to Italy
Rocket-propelled grenades recovered, Ministry of Defence says
Africa’s population will be five times Europe’s by mid-century. Will the continent become a permanent source of desperate migrants, or a fabulous investment opportunity? Europe needs to engage, massively. The wave of migrants coming into Europe at the moment has a proximate cause – sectarian war and chaos in the Middle East – but it …
Ambassador Moran says the parliament has been “conspicuous by its absence”
Ministry accuses Europe of paying lip-service to human rights
A Hungarian court has ordered four men arrested over the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria to be remanded in custody until 29 September . Police believe the suspects are part of a people smuggling gang
List of successes by armed forces includes migrants and drugs seizures
Figure is identical to number of reported arrests mid-July
Though not career smugglers, many fishermen turn to trafficking during tough times