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EU, Mali sign deal to return refugees

The European Union on Sunday (11 December) signed an agreement with the Malian government aimed at enabling the return of migrants who have reached Europe's shores, and whose asylum requests have been refused

Borissov apologises to Mogherini for ‘ultimatum’ over Afghan migrants

On a surprise visit to Brussels yesterday (5 October), Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said he had apologised for an ultimatum he gave last week – that he would withdraw Bulgarian troops from Afghanistan if he cannot deport Afghan refugees back home.

Borissov: ‘Absolute non-solidarity’ reigns in the EU

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov made use of anti-EU rhetoric ahead of a visit to Turkey tomorrow (26 August), describing Ankara as Sofia’s only ally in the context of the refugee crisis.
Dead immigrants on Italian shore, file photo [Reuters]

Refugee deaths in Mediterranean hit 10,000

More than 10,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the UN said yesterday (7 June), as the EU unveiled fresh plans to stem the migrant flow from Africa.

Tension grows between Brussels and Athens over Schengen rules

The European Union blasted Athens for its handling of the migrant crisis Wednesday (27 January), saying it had "seriously neglected" its duty to protect the bloc's frontiers, raising the prospect of border controls with the rest of the passport-free zone.
Med & South 19-01-2016

Germany seeks to limit migration from North Africa

Germany wants to limit migration from North Africa by declaring Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia 'safe countries', officials from the ruling coalition said yesterday (18 January), cutting their citizens' chance of being granted asylum to virtually zero.

Berlin seeks to deport more failed Afghan refugees

The German government wants to deport more rejected Afghan refugees as part of a European readmission agreement. European Parliament President Martin Schulz supports the idea. EURACTIV Germany reports.

EU summit ‘to close the windows’ to immigrants

A large part of the two-day EU summit beginning Thursday (25 June) will be dedicated to immigration, with leaders deciding measures for the return of migrants to their countries of origin.

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