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Future EU 11-01-2019

‘Hell on earth’: The Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Living conditions in the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, housing thousands of refugees, are particularly difficult, according to Oxfam. As the weather turns colder, the charity is calling for an immediate reaction from Europe. EURACTIV France reports.
Transport 04-03-2016

Refugee crisis puts truckers’ lives at risk, says road transport lobby

An international road transport organisation has warned that it is 'only a matter of time' until refugees in Calais seriously injure or kill truck drivers.
Global Europe 01-03-2016

‘No asylum in Austria’ Facebook campaign tells Afghans to stay home

Austria wants to deter Afghans from seeking asylum there by funding a campaign of advertisements on Kabul buses, on Facebook and on television telling them not to expect a warm welcome.
Development Policy 01-03-2016

Commission ‘very concerned’ after refugees tear-gassed at border

The European Commission today (1 March) confirmed it would push to use overseas aid in the EU to deal with the refugee crisis and said it was "very concerned" that refugees had been tear-gassed on the Macedonian border with Greece.
Development Policy 01-03-2016

EU to use overseas aid for refugee crisis at home

The European Commission will this week propose using funds usually earmarked for catastrophes outside the bloc to provide aid to EU countries affected by the migrant crisis, a spokeswoman said Monday (29 February).
Global Europe 26-02-2016

Croatia caps migrant numbers as EU divisions widen

European Union member Croatia is from Friday (26 February) limiting the number of migrants entering the country to 580 a day, following a similar decision from Slovenia, and highlighting deep divisions in the bloc over how to handle the migration...
Global Europe 25-02-2016

Ten days to save EU migration system, Commission warns

Brussels, Feb 25, 2016 (AFP) - Greece recalled its ambassador from Austria on Thursday and warned it would not be treated as "Europe's Lebanon" as the migrant crisis strained relations between EU states to breaking point.Talks between European Union (E...