Archive for September 1st, 2015

September 1, 2015, by VOANews

The International Organization for Migration said Tuesday that more than 350,000 migrants have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean this year, fleeing turmoil and poverty in the Mideast and […]

About 3000 asylum-seekers now pass through Macedonia daily – UNICEF

September 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of “exhausted and desperate” women and children making their way from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq through Macedonia seeking refuge in E ...

Austria struggles to cope with influx of refugees

September 1, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

It took only a matter of minutes for Austrian police to find its first van attempting to carry seven smuggled refugees across the Hungary border ̵ ...

New gas discovery shakes eastern Mediterranean energy landscape once again

September 1, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The changing energy landscape of the eastern Mediterranean has had yet another “game-changing” moment with ENI announcing the discovery of a mega ...

  • Turkey police move against media ahead of election
    September 1, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Turkish police launched a series of raids on Tuesday September 1 on businesses owned by a major media company in what now appears to be the start of a fresh […]

  • Hungary closes railway station, stops stream of migrants
    September 1, 2015, by VOANews

    Hungarian authorities have shut down Budapest’s main train station, stranding hundreds of migrants, mostly from conflict-ridden areas of the Middle East, who are trying to travel on to Austria and […]