Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland ‘breached EU law’ by refusing refugees

By |november 1st, 2019|anti-immigration, Czech Republic, ECJ, European Court of Justice, Hungary, News, Poland, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland likely broke EU law by refusing to take in asylum-seekers at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, the top EU court's legal advisor said Thursday (31 October).

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Horror truck investigation highlights need of closer police cooperation

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Brexit, China, human trafficking, News, refugee crisis, UK|

Police were given more time on Thursday (24 October) to question a driver arrested on suspicion of murder after 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, were found dead in a refrigerated truck near London, with the investigation focusing on human t...

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Erdogan thanks Orban for ‘support at the international stage’

By |oktober 15th, 2019|ethnic cleansing, Hungary, Kurds, News, pan-Turkism, populism, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Viktor Orbán|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met in Baku on Tuesday (15 October), on the fringes of the Turkic Council, a group of countries speaking the same family of languages, which Hungary wants to join.

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Bulgaria PM will ask EU leaders to stop criticising Erdogan

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Common Asylum policy, Donald Tusk, EU summit, Gulenists, human rights, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey|

European Council President Donald Tusk strongly opposed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday (11 October), warning him to stop blackmailing Europe. A day earlier, Erdoğan had threatened to send 3.6 million refugees to Europe if leaders continued to call...

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Greece calls for more NATO ships to patrol Aegean Sea following Turkey’s Syria offensive

By |oktober 11th, 2019|Aegean Sea, Cyprus, Jens Stoltenberg, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Migration, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syria, Turkey|

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday (10 October) called on NATO to increase naval patrols in the Aegean Sea after a threat by Turkey to open Europe's doors to more than three million migrants.

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EU urges Turkey to halt Syria invasion, will not pay for ‘safe zone’

By |oktober 10th, 2019|Donald Trump, Federica Mogherini, humanitarian disaster, Jean-Claude Juncker, Jens Stoltenberg, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syria war, Turkey|

The EU on Wednesday (9 October) demanded Turkey halt its military operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria, telling Ankara the bloc would not pay for any so-called "safe zone" that might be created.

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EU concerned at migrant wave triggered by Turkey’s planned Syria invasion

By |oktober 9th, 2019|Bulgaria, Cyprus, ethnic cleansing, Greece, Kurds, News, refugee crisis, Syria war, Turkey|

Germany warned on Tuesday (8 October) of a repeat of the chaotic influx of migrants that caught the European Union unprepared in 2015, while Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus sounded the alarm over a resurgence of arrivals from neighbouring Turkey.

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Turkey moves to ‘clean’ northeastern Syria from Kurds, plans to re-settle 2 million refugees

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Donald Trump, ethnic cleansing, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey, United States, YPG|

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and US President Donald Trump discussed Turkey's plans to establish a "safe zone" east of the Euphrates River in Syria in a phone call on Sunday (6 October), but the White House said US forces would not be involved.

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The EU’s new migration policy is a gift to the far-right

By |oktober 4th, 2019|France, Italy, Malta, migration crisis, News, refugee crisis|

Far from taking the refugee issue away from the far-right, the EU's new migration policy plan will simply hand the far-right a grievance it can exploit for years to come, writes Faisal Al Yafai.

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Germany’s conservative interior minister now a ‘refugee saviour’

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Erdogan, European Union, Germany, Greece, Horst Seehofer, Mediterranean, migrants, Migration, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Refugees, Sea rescue, Türkei, Turkey|

Today, Germany's conservative interior minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) is travelling to Athens to prevent a situation like the 2015 refugee crisis to happen again. He is using the opportunity to work on his image as a 'problem-solver' and is even seeking...

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