Category: Europe


French parliament passes law to speed up asylum procedures

On 1 August, France’s parliament signed an asylum and immigration bill, cutting the current maximum processing time from...
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UN signs migration agreement

For the first time, United Nations member states have agreed to a comprehensive Global Compact to better manage international...
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Hundreds rescued as Spain becomes new migrant destination

Spain’s coastguard service, the Salvamento Maritimo, says at least 479 people were rescued between 14 and 15 July, while...
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French security forces clear migrants from Nantes camp

On 23 July, French police cleared a makeshift camp from a park in the western city of Nantes where more than 450 migrants had...
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Italy renews friendship pact with Libya to block migrants

Italy and Libya agreed on 7 July to reactivate a 2008 friendship treaty, which allowed migrants to be returned to Libyan...
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Denmark and Norway to establish Kabul centre for minors denied asylum

According to Reuters, Norway and Denmark have agreed to start working on the establishment of a center in Kabul where...
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Thousands of migrants due to be returned to Turkey stuck on Greek islands

Thousands of migrants, including women and children, are stuck in overcrowded camps on Greek islands to be returned back to...
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Migrants stuck in informal camp on Serbia-Croatia border

More than a hundred migrants are living in a makeshift camp in Šid along the border between Croatia and Serbia, after Serbian...
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Migrants in Bosnia stuck in deplorable conditions

A growing number of migrants are taking a new Balkan route in an attempt to reach the European Union (EU). With the Serbian...
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