The Next Syrian Refugee Crisis Will Break Europe’s Back

As the possibility of another exodus increases, Greece’s decrepit refugee camps expose how the EU wasted the past three years. Afghan men gather outside the main gate of the Moria camp as migrants wait to be processed on the Greek … Read More

Greece’s new war on refugees: Clearing squatters in Athens

In the early morning of Aug. 26, dozens of asylum seekers and migrants woke up to the frightening sound of a helicopter buzzing above them. Greek riot police were stationed outside, ready to evict them from two buildings that had … Read More

Fight against illegal immigration pays off with thousands stopped

A group of illegal Afghan migrants aboard a boat off the coast of Ayvacık in western Turkey, Oct. 15, 2019. (DHA Photo) Turkey has largely managed to curb illegal migration to Europe via its territories, intercepting over 336,000 migrants so … Read More

Population of Greece’s Notorious Moria Migrant Camp at All-Time High

The population at the Reception and Identification Centre in Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos, with a capacity of 3,000 individuals, reached an all-time record of 13,842 people, authorities announced on Tuesday. Migrants and refugees continue to pour into the island … Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to send ‘millions’ of refugees to Europe if EU calls Syria offensive ‘invasion’

Turkish Army vehicles drive towards the Syrian border on Thursday CREDIT:  BULENT KILIC/AFP Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to send “millions” of Syrian refugees to Europe in response to criticism of his military offensive into Kurdish-controlled northern Syria. Speaking to … Read More

Germany: 38,000 illegal immigrants caught by Federal Police

Figures seen by DW show how many people were caught by German Federal Police after they entered the country illegally between January and November 2018. The total number of illegal arrivals is probably higher. More than 38,000 people were caught … Read More

Over 63,000 Migrants Reach Europe Via Mediterranean So Far in 2019 – IOM

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© Photo: Refugees 4 Refugees MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Over 63,000 migrants and refugees reached Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea through 18 September this year, some 20 percent less than during the same period in 2018, the International Organization for … Read More

Migrant Crisis Dominates Former Greek PM Tsipras’ Meeting with Pope Francis

President of main opposition party SYRIZA and former prime minister Alexis Tsipras had a one-hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday. According to SYRIZA sources, Tsipras thanked the Pontiff for his efforts to raise international awareness on … Read More

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