Archive for January 21st, 2016

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. Turkey̵ ...

Despite cold, record-breaking numbers of refugees arrive in Greece

January 21, 2016, by VOANews

As a crowded rubber boat approached the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, aid workers waved and gave the roughly 30 passengers a ‘thumbs up.’ Clo ...

Refugee women seeking safety in Europe risk sexual abuse, violence

January 21, 2016, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The U.N. warns that refugee women and children seeking safety in Europe are at great risk of sexual abuse and violence throughout their journey.  An ...

  • European Parliament votes SAA with Kosovo
    January 21, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Parliament voted on January 21 2016 in favour of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo, as the first most important step for the […]

  • Almost extinct animals, killed by stray dogs in Romania
    January 21, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Huge financial efforts, determination and manpower dedicated to protecting a species that was close to extinction in Europe 100 years ago went down the drain in Romania, after a pack […]

  • Fim review: Secret in their Eyes
    January 21, 2016, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Let me start by spilling the beans: Secret in Their Eyes is absolutely no good. Based on the 2009 Academy Award–winning Argentine film The Secret in Their Eyes (El secreto […]