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January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – with the death toll in the Mediterranean […]

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Refugees in Serbia – stranded in a warehouse

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

A great number of refugees are living in inhumane conditions in a warehouse in Belgrade. They are waiting to travel to Western Europe. In Serbia, peop ...


Italian Tajani wins run-off vote for presidency of European Parliament

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Long-time Italian commissioner to the EU Antonio Tajani has won the run-off vote to become the new president of the European Parliament. He beat Giann ...


EU foreign ministers, NATO backers refute Trump talk

January 16, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

The EU’s top diplomat has shrugged off US President-elect Donald Trump’s opinions on further breakaways from the bloc. Germany’s for ...

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    Refugees, migrants risk death as bitter cold grips Europe
    January 14, 2017, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter weather that is gripping the continent. […]

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    Germany to deport asylum-seekers back to Greece
    January 14, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Germany is set to reverse a six-year-old block on the deportation of asylum-seekers back to Greece, despite a humanitarian crisis in the refugee camps there. Refugee organizations are horrified. The […]

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    Several deaths reported as cold weather grips Europe
    January 8, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Poland, Greece, Italy and Turkey were among the countries grappling with heavy snow and freezing temperatures on Saturday, while Germany braced itself for dangerous conditions in the wake of a major […]