All posts tagged Syrian refugees

  • Migrant arrivals in Europe in 2015 approach 900 000 mark
    November 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The number of migrants, including refugees, that have arrived in Europe by land and sea since the beginning of 2015 is more than 898 000, according to the International Organization […]

  • Human Rights Watch: Syrians pushed back at Turkish border
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Turkey has all but closed its borders to Syrian asylum seekers and is summarily pushing back Syrians detected as they try to cross, Human Rights Watch said on November 23. Syrians described Turkish […]

  • Refugees scramble to reach Europe before winter
    October 20, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, reports a spike in arrivals in Greece as a result of a last minute scramble by refugees and migrants to get to Europe before winter […]

  • Surge in migrant arrivals in Greece – IOM
    October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Since the beginning of October 2015, more than 68 000 migrants have now crossed into Greece, with most – close to 42 000 – arriving on the island of Lesvos, […]

  • EU, Turkey reach deal to stem migrant crisis
    October 16, 2015, by VOANews

    The European Union states have approved an action plan with Turkey in hopes of easing the flow of migrants to Europe. Even as the leaders debated the plan at a […]