All posts tagged Syrian refugees

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]