Category: Europe


Fourteen EU members agree to new mechanism on allocation of refugees across Europe, President Macron says

Fourteen European Union member states have agreed to a new mechanism for allocating refugees around the EU, said French president...
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Over 500 migrants remain stranded at sea

Two rescue vessels carrying more than 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean after having been denied a safe port of...
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Cruise ship rescues over 100 migrants stranded at sea near Greece

Maltese cruise ship Marella Discovery has rescued 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece’s Peloponnese...
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Migrant rescue operations resumed by MSF and SOS Mediterranee ship in Mediterranean

International aid agencies SOS Mediterranee and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have resumed rescue operations for migrants off...
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Up to 150 irregular migrants feared dead in “the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year”

Up to 150 irregular migrants are missing or feared dead in the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year. “In the afternoon,...
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UN agencies call on EU to restart migrant rescue operations

European countries must restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and help assist migrants...
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Most refugees in Germany who find employment are in temporary positions, study reveals

Although many refugees in Germany find work, most are in temporary positions. This was the finding of a new study, commissioned...
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Migrants battle extreme temperatures in as record heatwave hits France

A record heatwave of over 40 degrees Celsius hit France at the start of its summer season in June 2019, leaving vulnerable...
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Europol launches new taskforce to fight migrant smugglers

The European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, launched a new taskforce on 2 July aimed at tackling organised people...
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