Showing posts with label Africa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Africa. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia
Germany's government launched a renewed attempt Wednesday to declare three North African states and Georgia "safe countries of origin", which would raise the hurdles for asylum requests by its citizens.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

'Fighting Traffickers': EU Commission Launches New Migration Programs in Africa

The European Commission
The European Commission said Friday it had approved three new programs worth 90.5 million euros ($106 million) to strengthen border management and protection of migrants in North Africa.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Italy, France call for EU to set up migrant centers in home countries

migrant centers
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday called for the European Union to set up centers to process migrant asylum claims in their home countries, and the proposal was backed by French President Emmanuel Macron, AFP reported.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Au Burkina Faso, Emmanuel Macron fustige encore les «crimes incontestables» de la colonisation

la colonisation francaise
A Ouagadougou, le président a affirmé sa volonté de refonder les relations entre la France et l'Afrique. Gage de cette détermination, Emmanuel Macron a promis de déclassifier les documents liés à l'assassinat du président burkinabè Thomas Sankara.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman: UN rights chief

EU migrant collaboration with Libya inhuman
The UN Human Rights chief on Tuesday expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya.

Friday, October 20, 2017

EU states to pump "sufficient" money to stem illegal migration: Tusk

 illegal migration from North Africa
Member states of the European Union (EU) will pump "sufficient" money into a trust fund to stem illegal migration from North Africa, European Council President Donald Tusk said  on Thursday.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Des préhumains ont-ils foulé la Crète il y a 5,7 millions d’années?

Des préhumains ont-ils foulé la Crète
Des scientifiques ont découvert des traces de pas qui auraient été laissées par un préhumain il y a 5,7 millions d’années en Crète. Si la découverte se confirmait, elle forcerait les chercheurs à réviser la théorie qui fait de l’Afrique le berceau de l’humanité…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Mandela Day, UN calls for actions to improve world

the world in promoting peace
Marking Nelson Mandela International Day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for actions across the world in promoting peace, sustainable development and lives of dignity for all.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Morocco king boycotts West Africa summit to avoid Netanyahu

Morocco's king has cancelled plans to attend a West Africa summit this weekend in Liberia due to the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the foreign ministry has said.

Monday, May 1, 2017

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa
The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by famine: north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Mediterranean migrant death toll for 2017 tops 1,000

Around 100 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean according to shipwreck survivors, raising the death toll for the perilous crossing to Italy to over 1,000 victims in 2017, the U.N.’s refugee agency said Friday.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hundreds of migrants under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN agency says

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday warned that hundreds of migrants are being held under "slave market" conditions in North Africa, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Over 300 migrant deaths on way to Europe in first two months of 2017, UN reports

An estimated 366 migrants died at sea during their Mediterranean journey to Europe in the first 53 days of 2017, down from 425 of the comparable period of last year, the United Nations migration agency said Friday.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Germany sued in US for massacring over 100K people in Namibia in early 1900s

In the US, descendants of Namibia’s Herero and Nama tribes have reportedly filed a compensation lawsuit against Berlin over the tens of thousands of people slaughtered by German troops in the African state early last century.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Refugee boats should be sent back to Africa, according to Bavarian allies of Merkel’s party

Refugees arriving in Europe via the Mediterranean should be sent back to Africa, and the current migrant policy must end, Germany’s CSU party, a junior partner in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition, demanded in a leaked policy paper.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Italy remains on frontline of Europe's migration crisis in 2016

As the year's end approaches, the latest data on Europe's refugee crisis showed the overall inflow of people fleeing war and poverty has sensibly dropped, compared to 2015.

Monday, November 7, 2016

German Interior Ministry Accused of Treating Refugees Like 'Contagious Disease'

The German Ministry of the Interior is planning to send migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea back to Africa. The officials believe that the measure will have "an effect of deterrence" as refugees will understand that the European coast cannot be reached, German newspaper Die Welt reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.