All posts tagged Syrian refugees

  • EU leaders brace for new wave of refugees
    October 15, 2015, by VOANews

    Heads of state and government from European Union countries gathered in Brussels Thursday for a summit dominated by the war in Syria and the migrant situation in Turkey. The president […]

  • Greece to open five migrant processing centres on Lesbos
    October 10, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece pledged to open five migrant processing centers, during talks with its European Union partners in Athens Saturday. The first so-called “hotspot” reception center is expected to open in Mitilini […]

  • UN: Greece needs help to handle refugee crisis
    October 10, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Antonio Guterres, welcomed the start of a European Union relocation program with the departure of a first group of asylum seekers Friday from Italy […]

  • 7000 migrants arriving a day in the Greek islands – IOM
    October 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the past week, International Organization for Migration (IOM) staff in the Greek islands have recorded a sharp increase in the number of newly arrived migrants and refugees to about […]

  • European Commission: Hot-spots in Greece will be ready in two weeks
    October 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Commission estimates that in two weeks at most the refugee registration centres (hot spots) in Greece will be operational, EC spokesperson Mina Andreeva said. Andreeva said that European Commission […]