Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts

Friday, January 12, 2018

Bulgaria's EU presidency officially launched in Sofia

Sofia
Bulgaria's six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) was officially launched here on Thursday evening at a special ceremony attended by the highest local and EU officials.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tusk says EU stands firm on keeping Balkan migrant routes closed

The European Union is determined to stick to a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of undocumented migrants into the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday.

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.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Balkan countries illegally push back migrants: UNHCR

Illegal deportations of migrants seeking to reach western Europe along the so-called Balkans route have been on the rise, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned Monday.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Germany projects 300,000 asylum seekers will arrive this year

Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said Sunday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Merkel warns of Balkans fighting amid migrant influx

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that fighting could break out in the Balkans, along the main route of migrants trying to reach Europe, if Germany closed its border with Austria, in remarks published Nov. 3.

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.