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World - International
11/15/2022 5:55:18 PM
France has rejected asylum applications from 44 of the 234 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by the Ocean Viking NGO ship, who will be returned to their country of origin, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/30/2022 9:42:10 PM
Suddenly notorious for a scathing first-person account of the war in Ukraine published online, Russian paratrooper Pavel Filatiev arrived in France seeking political asylum Sunday after quitting his country for fear of reprisals.

World - International
7/25/2022 9:22:04 PM
The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister will face off in a TV debate Monday after both sought to woo the Conservative Party's right-wing base by backing a controversial plan to deport some asylum-seekers to Rwanda.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/30/2022 12:14:17 PM
A year after migrants started crossing into the European Union from Belarus to Poland, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is expected to visit the border area on Thursday to mark the completion of a new steel wall.

World - International
6/14/2022 9:51:35 AM
The British government was due to send a first plane carrying failed asylum seekers to Rwanda on Tuesday despite last-ditch legal bids to block the deportations, mounting protests and UN criticism.

World - Africa
5/19/2022 9:53:04 PM
Britain and Rwanda on Thursday faced down two U.N. agencies that have sharply criticized their controversial plan in which British expects to send some asylum-seekers from the U.K. to the African country.

World - International
5/4/2022 10:25:36 PM
The Biden administration has begun expelling Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to deny migrants a chance to seek asylum, expanding use of the rule even as it publicly says it has been trying to unwind it, officials said Wednesday.

World - International
4/28/2022 10:26:01 PM
In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians have fled the country as refugees. Hundreds of those refugees have now arrived at the southern border of the United States seeking asylum, after flying to Mexico on tourist visas.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/21/2022 11:26:00 AM
The UK’s plan to send asylum-seekers arriving in the country to “concentration centres” in Rwanda is rooted in inhumanity and racism.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/7/2022 8:33:53 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday defended his government's treatment of Ukrainians fleeing war after France accused UK authorities of ``inhumane'' behavior towards the refugees.

World - Region
2/9/2022 11:00:45 PM
The repatriations of migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected is essential to easing overcrowding and reducing violence at a migrant reception camp, Cyprus' interior minister said Wednesday.

World - Region
2/3/2022 9:50:46 PM
European Union interior ministers on Thursday agreed to create a new decision-making body amid efforts to beef up the 27-nation bloc's borders, and to kick-start desperately needed reforms to the EU's malfunctioning asylum system on a step-by-step basis.

Arts & Culture - Music
12/13/2021 8:32:23 PM
Former students and faculty members from the Afghanistan National Institute of Music arrived with their families Monday in Portugal, where they are being granted asylum and where they hope to rebuild their acclaimed school.

World - International
12/1/2021 6:50:30 PM
Top European Union migration officials offered Wednesday to ease asylum rules for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in response to what the EU says is a "hybrid attack'' by Belarus to destabilize the bloc using migrants.

World - Region
11/25/2021 8:58:46 PM
A group of 93 asylum seekers stuck in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday in the first flight of its kind in two years, the UN refugee agency said.

World - International
11/1/2021 10:29:34 PM
Bulgaria on Monday deployed 350 soldiers to the border with Turkey to help police cope with the growing influx of migrants, the defence minister announced.

World - International
10/23/2021 5:48:52 PM
Moscow on Saturday put a former prison inmate seeking asylum in France on a wanted list after he leaked harrowing videos of alleged rape and torture inside a Russian prison.

World - International
10/23/2021 11:16:50 AM
Montenegro has granted asylum to a Russian billionaire wanted by Moscow for his alleged role in two murders on the ground that he is being persecuted, his lawyer said on Saturday.

World - International
10/20/2021 4:07:17 PM
Germany has no plans to close its border to Poland despite a sharp increase in asylum seekers arriving via Belarus, even as the EU neighbours discuss countermeasures, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Wednesday

World - International
10/10/2021 1:34:39 PM
Greece's police minister on Sunday said 250 additional guards would be deployed on the country's land border with Turkey, where thousands of asylum-seekers tried to enter last year.

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