Migrants

A new home in Europe?
Europe was plunged into crisis in 2015 as more than a million migrants flooded into the continent, making the risky journey across the Aegean to Greece or braving a perilous Mediterranean crossing. A deal with Turkey has stemmed the flow but can the EU agree a common approach to tackling the mass movement of people?
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbourg: A European flag blows in front of the European Parliament. (dpa "Merkel and Macron want investment offensive for Europe" from 19.06.2018) Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa
ARCHIVE - 12.04.2016 - France, Strasbour […]

Germany, Italy, Austria, others to hold migration talks on Sunday

Several European leaders including those of France, Germany, Italy and Austria will hold talks on Sunday on migration, an issue bringing bitter political divisions to a head in Europe and increasingly in the United States.
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst Seehofer, CSU chairman and Federal Minister of the Interior, speaking during a press conference that took place after the session of the CSU presidium. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa
18 June 2018, Germany, Munich: Horst See […]

Germany’s migration dispute: Who can enter Germany and who can’t?

Germany's interior minister has threatened to start turning migrants back at the border unless Chancellor Angela Merkel finds a joint solution at EU level. Who exactly can enter Germany and who can't?
German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel smiles prior to a party leadership meeting at the Christian Democrats (CDU) headquarters in Berlin on June 18, 2018. Photo: Tobias Schwarz / AFP
German Chancellor and leader of the Chri […]

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis.
Former Slovenian PM, current president of the right-wing Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and winner of the Parliament elections Janez Jansa (R) meets President Borut Pahor to discuss the formation of a coalition in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on June 7, 2018. Photo: Jure Makovec / File
Former Slovenian PM, current president o […]

Slovenia anti-migrant party says will try to form coalition govt

The Slovenian anti-immigration party that came first in last week's election will attempt to form a coalition government, its leader says, despite falling well short of a parliamentary majority.
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