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EU asylum policy: In search of solidarity in times of coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, health and financial policies, in particular, have increasingly become the focus of the EU's solidarity debate. But what about EU asylum and refugee policy? EURACTIV Germany reports.
Digital 23-04-2020

FinTech may bring solutions to refugees excluded from financial services, report says

Many refugees living in Europe are still struggling to access basic financial services leading to some choosing informal or illegal alternatives to take loans, transfer money internationally, or make online purchases, a new report has found.
Global Europe 24-05-2019

200,000 displaced Syrians flee towards Turkey

Pressure is mounting on Turkish authorities to open their borders to more than 200,000 refugees from Syria. What prevents the refugees from entering is a 764-km wall Turkey has built along the border, in fear of Kurdish "terrorists".

Italy says same gun used in hijack of Berlin market truck, Milan shootout

A gun fired at Milan police by the man suspected of attacking a Christmas market in Berlin last month was the same one used to kill the driver of the truck that ploughed into revellers in the German capital, Italian police said on Wednesday (4 January).

Greece considers migration ’emergency plan’

Athens is making “immediate and short-term” plans to cope with a possible increase of refugee flows, Greek media reported.
Digital 28-07-2016

Merkel defends refugee policy, vows action on ‘darknet’ after terror attacks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today (28 July) that terrorists threatened Germany's readiness to take in refugees but her government would maintain its policy towards asylum seekers.
Security 25-07-2016

Syrian man dies carrying bomb in Germany, 12 injured

A 27-year-old Syrian man who had been denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday (24 July) when a bomb he was carrying exploded outside a music festival in Ansbach, Germany, a Bavarian state official told a news conference, according to a website.

EU court rules illegal migrants cannot be jailed

EU countries cannot imprison illegal migrants just for crossing borders inside the passport-free Schengen area, the bloc's top court ruled Tuesday (7 June), in a new blow to efforts to crack down on the migration crisis.

Collective expulsions under draft EU-Turkey migrant plan ‘illegal’: UN

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."
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