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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
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
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
10/20/2021 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.

World - International
9/18/2021 4:42:47 PM
The EU has committed 276 million euros ($326 million) for the new camps on Greece's five Aegean islands -- Leros, Lesbos, Kos, Chios as well Samos -- that receive most of the migrant arrivals by sea from neighbouring Turkey

World - International
9/16/2021 1:16:00 PM
Overall 50,000 people applied for international protection across the bloc's 27 nations plus non-members Norway and Switzerland, the highest single-month figure since the outbreak of Covid-19

World - International
9/13/2021 8:36:58 PM
The EU statistics office Eurostat, on which the ECA relies, says that some 500,000 migrants a year are ordered to leave the EU

World - International
8/12/2021 11:35:30 PM
Those evacuated will be screened both in Afghanistan and upon arrival in Denmark where they will undergo `a security interview with the immigration authorities and other relevant Danish authorities'

World - Region
8/11/2021 4:58:51 PM
Following the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, the Netherlands and Germany each decided to pause deportations of Afghan asylum seekers due to increasing security concerns in Afghanistan.

World - International
6/24/2021 8:54:04 PM
'We are proud to mark the relocation of 4,000 people from Greece during trying times and are confident that we can do more together with Greece, our partners and governments across Europe', said IOM chief Gianluca Rocco

World - International
6/7/2021 6:29:27 PM
Greece on Monday designated neighboring Turkey as a safe country in which to seek international protection for the majority of asylum-seekers departing its shores for Greece

World - Region
3/29/2021 8:09:18 PM
UNHCR has said it has received a growing number of reports in recent months suggesting asylum-seekers may have been pushed back to Turkey at sea or immediately after reaching Greek soil, or left adrift at sea

World - International
3/12/2021 7:39:53 PM
The move is another step to repeal policies of former President Donald Trump that discouraged people from seeking refuge in the US after it became the world's most popular destination for asylum-seekers in 2017

World - Region
2/20/2021 3:54:01 PM
“Two employees of the centre intervened, with a lot of courage. They held him by the arms and locked him in an office. He put up no resistance,” she told a news conference

Egypt - Politics
2/17/2021 9:43:43 PM
The UK Home Office said it will be 'carefully considering’ its next course of action about the court ruling

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