Showing posts with label Slovakia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Slovakia. Show all posts

Thursday, September 29, 2016

EU refugee relocation scheme unlikely to complete as planned

The European Union (EU) looks unlikely to be able to complete its plan to relocate 160,000 refugees from Greece and Italy by September 2017, as figures released on Wednesday show that only 5,651 refugees have been relocated by far.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Merkel: EU cannot close doors to Muslim refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Tuesday that EU member states should provide shelter for refugees fleeing terror and civil war, irrespective of their religion or faith.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Hungary appeals EU mandatory quota system

Hungary on Thursday submitted to the European Court its appeal against the EU mandatory quota system to distribute migrants across the bloc, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Slovak PM Fico: Security more important than migrants’ rights

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris that claimed the lives of more than 120 people and injured more than 300 prompted politicians, analysts but also members of the Islamic Foundation to react.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Austria builds refugee camp on Slovak border

A new camp for immigrants designed for Syrian refugees is being set up on the Austrian side of the border with Slovakia, local news agency TASR reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

About 90% of Slovak Town Residents Against Hosting Refugees in Locality (local referendum)

More than 96 percent of residents of the town Gabchikovo in southwestern Slovakia voted against the deployment of the undocumented migrants in their town on the local referendum, local media reported Sunday.

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.