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European Commission Presents Proposals for Humane Asylum Policy

The European Commission presented proposals to complete the reform of the Common European Asylum System in order to move towards a fully efficient, fair and...

Almost 50% of Europeans Fear and Resent Refugees

Around 50% of European citizens fear that the arrival of refugees will increase the risk of attacks in their countries, according to a survey...

EU Creates New European Border Controls to Curtail Migrant Influx

The European Union has agreed to the creation of a new European border and coast guard following a joint decision by the European Commission,...

German Recognition of Armenian Genocide Puts EU-Turkey Deal at Risk

The Turkish government is outraged after German lawmakers voted for the recognition of the Armenian genocide. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the...

Avramopoulos: All Border Controls for 5 EU Countries Must Be Extended

Internal border controls imposed by five Schengen-area countries will have to be extended by an additional six months as there are still some problems...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos Inaugurates Regional Task Force’s Building in Catania

EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos inaugurated on Wednesday the new building of the EU Regional Task Force in Catania, Sicily. Avramopoulos...

Austria Challenges Mighty Neighbor Germany Over Refugee Crisis

Europe is divided over migrants, with Germany leading the campaign to protect the continent’s image as a caring place for those in need of...

What EU Heads Agreed at the EU-Turkey Summit on Refugees: Full Statement

Following their meeting with Prime Minister Davutoğlu, the EU Heads of State or Government addressed the migration situation, in particular as regards the Western...

EU Looking for Answers to Crisis Along Migrant Route

A day after FYROM police fired tear gas to push back refugees trying to cross the border from Greece, European Council Donald Tusk embarks...

UNHCR: Restrictive European Policies Won’t Keep Refugees Away

The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern over the increasingly restrictive policies being adopted by European countries against asylum seekers. It warns the measures...