Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
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(REUTERS) – The European Union’s migration commissioner said on Thursday (September 17) that barriers of the kind that Hungary had erected on its Serbian border were temporary solutions that only diverted refugees and migrants to other countries and escalated tensions.
(REUTERS/SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – A Hungarian camerawoman was reportedly fired from her job on Tuesday (September 8) amid allegations that she tripped up refugees as they fled from police in Hungary.
Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.
Pope Francis calls on every parish, religious community, monastery and sanctuary in Europe to take in one refugee family.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.
At Glacier conference Kerry calls climate change a “seismic challenge” and warns of the potential threat of refugees caused by rising waters.