EU lawmakers demand sanctions against Turkey over Syria incursion

By |oktober 24th, 2019|economic sanctions, EU-Turkey deal, European Parliament, News, Turkey|

MEPs condemned Turkey's military intervention in northeast Syria in a resolution which received cross-party support in the European Parliament on Thursday (24 October), urging Ankara to withdraw all of its forces from Syrian territory or expect "econom...

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Riots at Greek migrant camp after killer blaze

By |september 30th, 2019|asylum status, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Greek islands, hospots, human dignity, Lesbos, News, refugee crisis|

At least two migrants died on Sunday (29 September) in a fire at a Greek island refugee camp, with the blaze triggering rioting by angry residents.

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Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

By |september 27th, 2019|Cyprus, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday (26 September) called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.

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Erdogan, Mitsotakis discuss curbing migrants

By |september 26th, 2019|EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

Greece's new conservative prime minister met Wednesday (25 September) with Turkey's leader for the first time and asked for cooperation in stemming an uptick in migrant arrivals.

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Turkey suspends deal with the EU on migrant readmission

By |julij 24th, 2019|Cyrpus, EU, EU-Turkey deal, News, oil drilling, Sanctions, Turkey, Turquie|

The Turkish government has announced its suspension of the readmission agreement concluded with the EU in 2016, the so-called 'EU-Turkey deal'. This was a response to the EU sanctioning Turkey's gas drilling operations in Cypriot waters. EURACTIV's par...

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Tsipras visits Turkey for talks to ease tensions

By |februar 5th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus problem, EU-Turkey deal, Gas, Greece-Turkey, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkish coup|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits Turkey on Tuesday (5 February), where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for talks to ease tensions over bilateral disputes and the long-running Cyprus problem.

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EU auditors praise refugee assistance to Turkey despite irregularities

By |november 13th, 2018|EU funds, EU-Turkey deal, European Court of Auditors, Migration, News, Refugees, Turkey|

The Facility for Refugees in Turkey “swiftly” addressed peoples’ needs, a report of the European Court of Auditors published on Tuesday (13 October) stated, despite some irregularities in tracking the EU funds. 

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Why are we not reforming the Dublin Regulation yet?

By |oktober 25th, 2018|asylum policy, common european asylum system, Dublin regulation, EU-Turkey deal, immigration policy, Migration, News, refugee crisis, Refugees|

In view of the long-blocked negotiations about the reform of the EU's Dublin asylum system, Luigi Achilli argues that it is not migration but the lack of a common European response that is putting the EU's future at risk.

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EU is as comfortable as China with the African thugs and dictators

By |oktober 24th, 2018|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Africa, Angela Merkel, China, Egypt, EU-Turkey deal, human rights, Libya, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Turkey|

The EU has long frowned at China’s action in Africa for not requiring respect for human rights as a condition for aid and thus promoting a Chinese-inspired authoritarian Africa. But in recent years the EU is not better, writes Fabian Wagner.

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Greece vows to improve conditions on island hotspots

By |september 19th, 2018|Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, hotspots, Lesbos, Moria, News, refugee crisis|

Greece's migration minister on Tuesday (18 September) pledged to improve living conditions for migrants in camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where he said arrivals had doubled this summer.

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