Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Austria. Show all posts

Friday, July 6, 2018

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries : German ruling coalition agree on asylum policies

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives Union on Thursday night reached an agreement on strengthened asylum policies with coalition partner Social Democratic Party (SPD), ending weeks-long dispute that almost toppled the government.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors

Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has recalled its ambassadors to four European countries to protest their participation in a party celebrating the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Austria’s Kurz backs 4 Visegrad nations on migrant quotas

Austria’s Kurz backs 4 Visegrad nations on migrant quotas
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he agreed with the Visegrad group countries that a quota system for migrants was unworkable and on the need to strengthen external borders, AP reported.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

German SPD Leader Schulz Warns of Repetition of 2015 Migration Wave

Migration Wave
Migration crisis could happen again at the scale of 2015, if Germany takes no necessary measures, chairman of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz said on Sunday.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Crise des migrants: l'Autriche se dit prête à déployer l'armée à sa frontière avec l'Italie

L'Autriche compte "très bientôt" rétablir les contrôles et déployer des soldats à sa frontière avec l'Italie si l'afflux de migrants ne ralentit pas, a annoncé le ministre autrichien de la Défense à un quotidien viennois lundi.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Four on trial in Hungary over murder of 71 refugees

Four men have gone on trial in Hungary charged with murdering 71 refugees found suffocated to death in the back of a lorry at the height of Europe's migrant crisis in 2015.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Austrian Parliament passes burqa ban

Austria's parliament voted to ban women from wearing full face coverings in public, part of a package of reforms aimed at integrating Muslim asylum seekers.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Austria Convicts Former FSA Member to Life in Jail for Killing 20 Syrian Soldiers in Homs

A former member of ‘Free Syrian Army’ sneaking into Austria among Syrian refugees was sentenced to life in jail in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, after the regional court found the man guilty of having murdered 20 captured Syrian Army soldiers in Syria’s Central province of Homs.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Austria wants to change Schengen border rules

Austrian ministers said Thursday that they want to change the rules governing Europe's passport-free Schengen zone so they can extend border controls that expire later this year.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Austrian foreign minister says EU should restrict social benefits for migrants

EU countries should restrict social benefits for migrants from other member states to 'prevent the abuse of welfare systems', Austrian Foreign and Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz said Sunday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Serbia dissatisfied with EU's failure to fulfill promises over migrant crisis: PM

Serbia is doing all it can to assist European countries to prevent illegal migrations but is dissatisfied with Europe's lack of a common solution for the migrant crisis, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Monday in Belgrade.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Austrian Minister Calls for Headscarf Ban for Public Servants

Austria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration Sebastian Kurz said on Friday he wanted to ban public servants, including school teachers, from wearing the Islamic headscarf.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Vienna will veto EU membership talks with Turkey: Austrian FM

Any further negotiations with Ankara over its future European Union membership will be blocked by Vienna, the Austrian Foreign Minister said, slamming Ankara’s alleged human rights violations in the post-coup crackdown on any opposition.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

UN refugee agency concerned about European restrictive practices

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) was concerned about restrictive practices adopted in a number of European countries over refugees and asylum-seekers, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Austria sets limit on 2016 asylum seeker numbers at 37,500

Austrian federal, state, and local council leaders met to discuss the refugee crisis at a summit in Vienna on Wednesday, deciding to set a limit on the intake of asylum seekers at 37,500 for 2016.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Germany sends migrants back to Austria

Germany is turning back more migrants at its border with Austria, particularly those from Afghanistan who Germany insists do not qualify for asylum, Austrian authorities said January 11.

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.