All posts tagged Europe migrant crisis

  • Austrian politicians backpedal on refugee limits
    January 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    On Wednesday, Austria’s top politicians announced a cap on the number of asylum-seekers entering the Alpine country in 2016. By evening, they were already pulling back on that bold statement. […]

  • 12 migrants drown off Turkish coast
    January 21, 2016, by VOANews

    Twelve migrants lost their lives off the Turkish coast, after a boat taking them to the Greek islands capsized Thursday in severe weather. Turkey’s coast guard says 26 other migrants […]

  • Doctors Without Borders blasts EU migration policies
    January 19, 2016, by VOANews

    Humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) has denounced Europe’s migration policy of deterrence in 2015 as a “catastrophic failure” that has endangered asylum seekers and created more busin ...