Syria refugees

Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Honduras Syrians ‘had stolen passports’

Police in Honduras have arrested five Syrians who were travelling on stolen Greek passports and reportedly intended to enter the US by land.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

Bishop urges UK PM to take more refugees

Eighty-four Church of England bishops reveal that they wrote to David Cameron last month urging him to accept at least 50,000 refugees from Syria.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Rebuilding the asylum system

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year's growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to boost aid to agencies

European Union leaders pledge another €1bn (£700m, $1.1bn) to help UN agencies support Syrian refugees in the Middle East, as part of renewed efforts to tackle the EU's migrant crisis.

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

IMPERIALIST HYPOCRISY

Given the prominent roles these nations have in reducing the once thriving Middle Eastern country to rubble and displacing millions in the process, it is nothing short of hypocrisy for them to essentially demand refugees to respect their borders when they had no qualms about invading Syria's border.

September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015

Migrants tear-gassed by Hungary police

Hungarian riot police fire tear gas and water cannon to force back migrants who broke through gates at the now closed Serbia-Hungary border.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Cameron facing IS drone strike questions

David Cameron is facing questions over the decision to carry out a drone strike in Syria which killed two British Islamic State jihadists.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Greece acts over Lesbos migrant crisis

The Greek government and the UN refugee agency have brought in extra staff and ships to deal with some 25,000 stranded migrants on the island of Lesbos.