Tag: Europe Migrant Crisis

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Macron Vows Punishment for States Refusing Third World Migration

Emmanuel Macron has said funding should be withdrawn from pro-sovereignty nations reluctant to hand more power over to Brussels, and that countries which refuse to welcome third world migrants must be thrown out of the Schengen area.

European Council President Donald Tusk (R) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met China's Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual summit

EU Leaders Will Discuss Brexit, Immigration Failures at Summit

EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the European project – the messy divorce with Britain, and their failure to share responsibility taking in people seeking better lives or sanctuary in Europe.

Migrants

Migrants Reaching Spain More than Double in 2018

(AP) — The European Union’s border agency says the number of migrants crossing the western Mediterranean Sea into Spain more than doubled in the first eight months of this year, compared with the same period in 2017.

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Macron Attacks Italy Over Migrant Refusals

MADRID (AP) — Leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands have met to coordinate their policies on migration and Brexit negotiations, among other European issues.

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Cyprus to Seek EU Help on Surging Migrant Numbers

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ interior minister says the east Mediterranean island nation will seek help from the European Union as it comes under increasing strain from a large spike in the number of asylum applications.

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Cyprus Intercepts 36 Syrian Migrants On Boat

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police say they have intercepted 36 Syrian migrants, including 11 women and 14 children, after their boat was located off the Mediterranean island nation’s southeastern coast.