Migrant Balkan surge continues amid EU attempt to slow it
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — With freezing weather setting in, tens of thousands of migrants surging across Europe could face even more hurdles after European Union leaders pledged to stem their flow by introducing tighter border controls.
12 July, 2016 New migrant crisis in the making in the Balkans HORGOS, Serbia (AP) — Afghan migrant Zaher Rajawi can't believe his bad luck. He's stuck only a few short steps from European Union soil in a Balkan refugee camp that is gradually turning into a humanitarian nightmare amid scorching heat.
20 November, 2015 Balkan border controls leave migrants in limbo: aid agencies By Stephanie Nebehay and Marjan Ognenovski GENEVA/GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (Reuters) - New border controls in the western Balkans are leaving migrants stranded behind barbed wire as temperatures start to plunge, and aid agencies warned on Friday that the clampdown would lead to a rise in […]
14 June, 2016 At razor-wire fence, migrants wait to reach EU free-travel zone By Ivana Sekularac HORGOS, Serbia (Reuters) - Nila Eskanzadah, a 25-year-old midwife from Afghanistan, has been camping on the border between Hungary and Serbia for the past 16 days. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the n...