refugees

Turkey-EU migration agreement no longer effective

Turkey-EU migration agreement no longer effective

Turkey's role as a transition zone for refugees attempting to get to Europe is under severe strain as the numbers rise, the costs spiral and its own economic and social woes mount. According to …

Ukraine, Donbass refugees fleeing to Russia top 1 mln

Ukraine, Donbass refugees fleeing to Russia top 1 mln

Over a million people have fled Ukraine and the Donbass republics to Russia, and the number of refugees grew by 18,000 over the past day, a law enforcement source said. "More than a million people have fled Ukraine, the Donetsk …

Tskhinval receives Donetsk refugees

Tskhinval receives Donetsk refugees

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of South Ossetia, refugees from the Donetsk People's Republic arrived in Tskhinval. "A bus with refugees from the DPR, accompanied by employees of the Ministry of Emergency …

Polish police stabilizes riot in migrant detention center

Polish police stabilizes riot in migrant detention center

Polish law enforcement managed to stabilize the situation in the guarded detention center for illegal immigrants, where the detainees started a riot earlier, the local police said in its Twitter. According to the police, all rioters …

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died making the sea journey Wednesday, bringing to a head simmering tensions in the migration …

Belarus to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19

Belarus to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19

The Belarusian authorities decided to vaccinate refugees on the border with Poland from coronavirus, said the deputy of the Council of the Republic Viktor Liskovich. According to him, this decision was made after numerous appeals from …

What changed in Turkish-German ties during Merkel era?

What changed in Turkish-German ties during Merkel era?

On October 16, German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid her farewell visit to Turkey. During the Merkel period, which lasted for 16 years, both Ankara and Berlin worked hard to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship, writes …

Flights carrying Afghans to U.S. resume

Flights carrying Afghans to U.S. resume

Hundreds of Afghans left Ramstein Air Base late Saturday as flights to the U.S. resumed following a three-week pause imposed after measles cases were confirmed among evacuees. "We really are excited to be finishing up this …

Tajikistan's evolving position on Afghan refugees

Tajikistan's evolving position on Afghan refugees

In late July, a Tajik official said the country had the capacity to accept 100,000 Afghan refugees. Since then, Dushanbe has fallen into the broader, anti-refugee Central Asian line

EU to accept Afghan refugees on individual basis

EU to accept Afghan refugees on individual basis

Accepting of Afghan refugees in the EU will be done on an individual and voluntary basis, High Representative Josep Borrell said, speaking at the informal meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers  He noted that people at risk, …