4 September, 2015 Europe asylum laws face scrutiny in migrant crisis Europe is facing its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, but the response by the 28-member European Union is hamstrung by a web of complicated rules governing asylum seekers. Designed to reassure Europeans worried over any massive influx of immi...
1 November, 2016 Full of filth and hope, Calais migrant camp is no more CALAIS, France (AP) — A slum camp built by migrants on France's northern shore, harboring unfathomable hope and humanity mixed with filth and fear, is now a puddled moonscape of dirt and sand dunes.
4 March, 2016 France won’t open border to migrants in case of Brexit: minister France's interior minister on Friday sought to defuse a row over the fate of migrants in Calais should Britain leave the EU, saying there was "no question" of letting them freely cross the Channel. The British, who run their own border, will block them and send them back," Bernard […]
24 June, 2015 Greeks worry about impact of refugee crisis on tourism MOLYVOS, Greece (AP) — On the waterfront beneath this village of stone houses cascading down a castle-topped hill, two worlds collide. Tourists saunter along the pier, gazing at the fishing boats bobbing in the harbor. A group of Afghan children who risked their lives to get here […]
3 August, 2016 Greece denies call for ‘Plan B’ in EU-Turkey migrant deal Greece's immigration minister on Wednesday denied having called on the European Union to draw up a back-up plan in case Turkey reneges on a controversial deal aimed at limiting the influx of migrants. Yannis Mouzalas's denial came hours after Germany's Bild daily had quoted him as […]