Showing posts with label fences. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fences. Show all posts

Thursday, February 1, 2018

EU Says Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017

Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017
The European Union's asylum agency said the number of people seeking international protection in Europe in 2017 dropped by almost half compared to the year before and that most applicants were Syrian.

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.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Hungary PM says second border fence to keep out migrants finished

Hungary has completed a second fence along its border with Serbia, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday, adding that the European Union should be less critical of Turkey when it relies so heavily on Ankara's cooperation to stem the flow of migrants.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Croatian PM says not necessary to put up border fences for now

It was unnecessary at the moment to install the barriers on the border preventing a possible new migrant wave, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Saturday.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

UK slated over planned anti-refugee wall in Calais

Politicians, aid groups and activists have condemned Britain's plan to build a wall in the northern French port of Calais in a bid to stop migrants and refugees from entering the UK.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Turkish army building concrete wall along Syrian border

The Turkish army is building a 3.6-meter-high concrete wall along the border with Syria to maintain security, Anadolu news agency reported Thursday.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hungary vows to build a second fence to protect its borders from migrants

The Hungarian prime minister said Friday that his country is to build a stronger fence along its southern frontier in the event that the migration pact between Turkey and the European Union fails.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

FYROM police use tear gas on refugees at Greek border

FYROM [*] police used tear gas to push back hundreds of people from a border fence at a sprawling refugee camp on the Greek border, witnesses said.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

UN questions legality of EU-Turkey migrant deal

The United Nations' human rights chief voiced alarm Thursday over a draft deal between the EU and Ankara that could see "illegal" collective expulsions of migrants from Greece to Turkey.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Hungary referendum on migrant quota plan

HUNGARY will hold a referendum on EU plans for a system of mandatory quotas, an initiative that Hungary’s government has rejected, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.

Monday, November 16, 2015

FYROM (***) considers barbed wire fences to stop refugee influxes

State authorities in FYROM (***) are looking into the possibility of installing barbed wire fences on the Greek border. This decision has been recommended by the country’s high Security Council, headed by the president of the country, Gjorge Ivanov.

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.