Erdogan says Turkey cannot handle new migrant wave from Syria, warns Europe

By |december 23rd, 2019|EU, EU-Turkey deal, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Refugees, Russia, Syria, Syrian conflict, Turkey, US|

Turkey cannot handle a fresh wave of migrants from Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday (22 December), warning that European countries will feel the impact of such an influx if violence in Syria's northwest is not stopped.

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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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Italy lets in stranded migrants after striking EU deal

By |avgust 1st, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, Italy, Matteo Salvini, Mediterranean Sea, Migration, News, Refugees, search and rescue|

Italy allowed 116 rescued migrants to disembark from a coastguard ship Wednesday with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's backing after five EU countries and the Church agreed to share responsibility for looking after them.

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Salvini fumes at EU court ruling on refugee returns

By |maj 17th, 2019|Asylum, deportation, forced returns, Frans Timmermans, Matteo Salvini, News, Refugees|

Italy’s hardline deputy prime minister reiterated his call to change the EU in reaction to a ruling  by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that refugees cannot be deported if their life or freedom is at risk in their home countries.

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UNRWA chief: For Syrians and for Palestinians, a horizon needs to be recreated

By |marec 13th, 2019|Frederica Mogherini, Johannes Hahn, News, Palestinians, Refugees, Syrian war, United Nations|

In an exclusive interview, Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner General of UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, told of the challenges of the international community in the context of the Syrian war and beyond.

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Austria: Interior minister wants tighter right of asylum

By |februar 26th, 2019|asylum applications, Asylum seekers, asylum status, Austria, Herbert Kickl, News, Refugees|

Austria is debating a host of measures proposed by the interior minister intended to tighten the right of asylum, so that procedures could be quicker and asylum-seekers checked more strictly. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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CDU discussion workshop on migration and asylum: ‘What have we learnt?’

By |februar 12th, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), asylum debate, CDU, migration policy, News, Refugees|

For new CDU party chair Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, reforming migration policy represents an opportunity to distance herself from Chancellor Angela Merkel. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Kurz eyes Egypt’s El-Sisi as migration ally

By |december 20th, 2018|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Austria, Central Mediterranean route, Eygpt, migration policy, News, Refugees, Sebastian Kurz|

This week’s Africa-Europe Forum in Vienna may have been officially focused on ‘digital policy co-operation’, but Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi used the opportunity to talk about migration control.

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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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