Worried Slovenia might build fence to cope with migrant crisis
By Marja Novak and Maja Zuvela LJUBLJANA/DOBOVA, Slovenia (Reuters) – Slovenia said it will consider all options, including fencing off its border with Croatia, if European leaders fail to agree a common approach to the migrant crisis as thousands stream into the ex-Yugoslav republic. Migrants began crossing into Slovenia last Saturday after Hungary closed its border with Croatia. The Slovenian Interior Ministry said that a total of 50,400 had entered the country since Saturday, and some 10,300 are at the moment in the tiny country.
17 October, 2015 Croatia diverts migrants to Slovenia after Hungary closes border By Aleksandar Vasovic and Marja Novak OPATOVAC, Croatia/LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Migrants streaming across the Balkans reached Slovenia on Saturday, diverted overnight by the closure of Hungary's border with Croatia in the latest demonstration of Europe's disjointed response to the flow of […]
19 October, 2015 Backlog of migrants swells in the Balkans, tempers fray By Aleksandar Vasovic and Marja Novak BERKASOVO, Serbia/LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The Balkans struggled with a growing backlog of migrants on Monday after Hungary sealed its southern border and Slovenia tried to impose a limit, leaving thousands stranded on cold, rain-drenched borders where […]
19 October, 2015 Migrant backlog builds in Balkans after new diversion By Aleksandar Vasovic and Marja Novak BERKASOVO, Serbia/LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Buses packed with migrants backed up on Serbia’s border with Croatia on Sunday, their passage to western Europe slowed by a new diversion through Slovenia, which vowed to limit the influx. Many spent the […]
17 October, 2015 Hungary closes border to migrants as EU deal looks shaky Zákány (Hungary) (AFP) - Hungary closed its border with Croatia to migrants early Saturday in a bid to block the path of streams of refugees desperate to get to northern Europe, while a much-hyped EU deal to stem the crisis looked shaky. "The 'green border' has been closed […]
17 October, 2015 The Latest: More than 5,000 migrants enter Croatia PETISOVCI, Slovenia (AP) — The latest news as migrants fleeing war or seeking a better life make their way across Europe by the tens of thousands. All times local.Powered by WPeMatico