Abdelkader and his family are among thousands of refugees about to lose the temporary homes they were given under a Greek housing scheme in order to make room for other asylum seekers
Erdogan announced he would no longer stop Syrian refugees in his country heading to Europe, now more than 75,000 migrants cross towards the European Union, Turkish officials claim.
Border regions of Greece were on a state of alert at the weekend as they faced an influx of thousands of migrants seeking to cross from Turkey, with locals fearing a new immigration crisis
The asylum claims within the EU have decreased after its peak in 2015. Due to the current political situation in Venezuela however, the number of asylum applications is slowly rising.
The European Union on Thursday called for a swift restart of the stalled United Nations peace talks for Syria, worried by Russia’s efforts to tighten the grip on power of its ally, President Bashar al-Assad.
At last year's conference, participants pledged 6 billion dollars for 2017. The EU hopes to surpass that figure at this year's conference.
The number of asylum-seekers in the European Union whose applications were granted dropped by almost a quarter in 2017 to 538,000, official figures released has shown.