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Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Possible developments in Libya, Italy, Spain and other transit countries over the next 6 months

Will the migrant crisis sink Merkel?

Will the migrant crisis sink Merkel?

Chancellor Merkel has many problems to solve, if she wants to win a fourth term in September, but the migrant crisis will surely be the most difficult

Boat carrying refugees sinks off Turkish coast, killing 11 people

Boat carrying refugees sinks off Turkish coast, killing 11 people

A boat carrying refugees and migrants has reportedly sunk off Turkey's Aegean coast leaving at least 11 dead and a number of people missing. Television footage showed bodies washed up on a beach near the town. Rescuers managed to …

A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

The agreement has turned the Greek islands into an “open-air prison”

All refugees to return home as soon as territorial integrity of Azerbaijan restored

All refugees to return home as soon as territorial integrity of Azerbaijan restored

Refugee camps were replaced by modern cottage settlements, but still it is the temporary address of refugees

Oleg Kuznetsov: Chance to peacefully resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict already lost

Oleg Kuznetsov: "Chance to peacefully resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict already lost"

Expert discussed lessons of February and April clashes and prospects of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

 New Israeli policy allows rejection of Georgians seeking asylum - media

New Israeli policy allows rejection of Georgians seeking asylum - media

The Administration of Border Crossings, Population and Immigration at the Israeli Ministry of Interior changed the procedure for repatriating the foreigners, aimed to fight so-called asylum tourism. The move was made due to the …

Germany proposes EU rules making migrant deportations easier

Germany proposes EU rules making migrant deportations easier

The proposal would only kick in at times of a “mass influx” of people to the bloc

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Western states must protect the principle of territorial integrity and NATO needs to strengthen its eastern flank following situation in Ukraine. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Merkel said that ...

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

It steps up efforts to provide larger lists of resettlement candidates

EU nations express alarm after Trump closes door on refugees

EU nations express alarm after Trump closes door on refugees

Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are in the blacklist

Mosul on the verge of humanitarian catastrophe

Mosul on the verge of humanitarian catastrophe

More than 114 thousand Iraqis have left their homes as a result of operation to liberate Mosul from militants of Daesh terrorist group, continuing for more than two months, the International Organization for Migration reported today. …

Syrian Armenians: Problems of economic integration

Syrian Armenians: Problems of economic integration

Armenia is the third country in Europe with the number of Syrian refugees per capita

EU plans summit with Turkey

EU plans summit with Turkey

The heads of European Union institutions were given a mandate to plan a possible summit meeting with Turkish leaders in the coming months, Council President Donald Tusk said after the EU summit on Thursday (15 December).  …

UN: Turkey could set up major cs for Aleppo people

UN: Turkey could set up major camps for Aleppo people

Turkey could set up new major camps for people fleeing from eastern Aleppo to Idlib, the U.N. senior advisor, Jan Egeland said Thursday. "We are also in contact with Turkey for major new camps that could be set up. …

Turkey to set up tent city for up to 80,000 refugees

Turkey to set up tent city for up to 80,000 refugees

Turkey will set up a tent city to accommodate up to 80,000 Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek posted on his Twitter page. There are currently around 2.7 million Syrians in …

The way things are going EU can#039t put the blame on Turkey anymore

The way things are going EU can't put the blame on Turkey anymore

The EU neglected Turkey's war against three terror organizations

50 migrants escape from resettlement center in Istanbul, set building on fire

50 migrants escape from resettlement center in Istanbul, set building on fire

Some 50 migrants, mostly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, have set a refugee resettlement center in Istanbul ablaze and used the fire as an opportunity to escape, RT reports citing Turkish media. The fire broke out on the third floor of a …

 50 migrants escape from repatriation center in Istanbul

50 migrants escape from repatriation center in Istanbul

Some 50 migrants escaped on Saturday from a repatriation center in Istanbul, local media reported. The migrants waiting to be deported at the Kumkapi Repatriation Center located in Istanbul's Fatih district first set fire to the …

Turkey-EU relations are sinking

Turkey-EU relations are sinking

Turkish authorities did not allow MPs from the 'Left' party, which is considered to be pro-Kurdish, to visit Incirlik military base

Is Germany becoming the new sick man of Europe?

Is Germany becoming the new sick man of Europe?

Over the last 14 years, we’ve witnessed a steady decline in standards in Europe’s powerhouse

EU and Turkey: policy of hypocrisy

EU and Turkey: policy of hypocrisy

‘Stop hypocrisy over Turkey’s EU membership’, French PM tells the bloc

 Europe virtually annulled the hospitality policy

Europe virtually annulled the hospitality policy

The meeting in Vienna strengthened the priority of restrictive measures in migration issues

Azerbaijan#039s experience in refugee issue can be taken over by other countries, Nobel Prize laureate says

Azerbaijan's experience in refugee issue can be taken over by other countries, Nobel Prize laureate says

The experience of Azerbaijan and Israel in the humanitarian issues, in particular the problem of refugees, is of great value, and other countries should use it, the Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, a professor of …

Germany may introduce limit on refugees number

Germany may introduce limit on refugees number

Germany may introduce a limit on the reception of refugees, German ruling parties - the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU), are close to making such decision. According to Die Welt newspaper, the CDU, …

Refugee summit leaders seek $4.5bln increase in Global Humanitarian Funding

Refugee summit leaders seek $4.5bln increase in Global Humanitarian Funding

World leaders at a United Nations summit sought to increase aid for refugees by $4.5 billion while doubling the number of those resettled, a joint statement issued by the White House said on Tuesday.  "In order to mobilize …

UN General Assembly recognizes refugees the world#039s main problem

UN General Assembly recognizes refugees the world's main problem

World leaders approve plan for refugee crisis at UN General Assembly

Thousand of pro-refugees protest in London

Thousand of pro-refugees protest in London

Around 20,000 pro-refugee demonstrators took to the streets on London on Saturday, according to police, to call on Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to tackle the migrant crisis. Protesters marched down the affluent Park Lane and …

Matviyenko discussed migration crisis in EU

Matviyenko discussed migration crisis in EU

Speaker of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko said that the issue of mass migration cannot be solved without creating conditions for the return of refugees to their homeland. "More and more often …

Criminals cash in on migrants

Criminals cash in on migrants

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Moscow calls for the elimination of the possibility of the penetration of terrorists into the EU together with the people who really need help