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27.07.2015, Deutsche Welle

German states look into services for Balkan migrants

As Germany continues to seek solutions to an ever-growing influx of migrants, on Monday politicians across the country came up with several proposals to reduce numbers and increase federal funding to the 16 states. Among those are the categorisation of Balkan countries as "safe countries of origin" and the reintroduction of visas for countries in that region.

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Region(s): Deutschland

 

27.07.2015, Ekathimerini

Official calls for crisis talks over Athens park migrant camp

A senior official in the Attica Regional Authority on Friday sent a letter to several ministries, Athens City Hall and other state services, requesting an emergency meeting next week to address how to deal with a burgeoning migrant camp in one of the capital’s biggest parks. Fears have grown about health risks as around 1,000 migrants are arriving in Athens daily and many end up sleeping in squares or parks. The situation at Pedion tou Areos is of concern as there are many children and babies there and aid workers say some already have symptoms of gastroenteritis.

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Region(s): Griechenland / Türkei

 

27.07.2015, The Guardian

These are refugees, not migrants, arriving in their thousads on Greek shores

Report from Kirk Day,International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) emergency field director in Lesbos about the situation there. This crisis has not been unexpected, the IRC and others have warned that countries neighbouring conflict areas are reaching their maximum capacity to absorb any more refugees. Without legal alternative routes for refugees to enter other European countries, people fleeing conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere have taken matters into their own hands, risking their lives to seek the sanctuary of Europe. With more people displaced by conflict globally than ever before– 59.5 million – Europe has to recognise that this problem is not going away, and that it needs to respond meaningfully to provide help.

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Region(s): Griechenland / Türkei

 

27.07.2015, Christian Science Monitor

Greece overtakes Italy as top migrant entry point to Europe

The number of migrants arriving on Greek shores were up by 408 percent over the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year. The data, compiled by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), shows that between January 1 and July 17, about 101,000 migrants arrived in Greece by sea, The Guardian reported. According to the UNHCR, nearly 60,000 of the migrants are Syrian who arrived in Greece by boat. Afghans with 20,000 arrivals, are the second most common nationality making the journey.

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Region(s): Griechenland / Türkei

 

26.07.2015, British Telecommunications

Austria police stop van packed with 42 migrants

Austrian police have stopped a van crammed with 42 migrants and arrested the Romanian driver, who they say had driven them nonstop from the Serbian-Hungarian border. The migrants were locked into a 6.5 square-meter (70 square-foot) space inside the vehicle without ventilation.

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Region(s): Osteuropa, Europa

 

26.07.2015, euronews

“Triton” bringt 1200 Flüchtlinge nach Sizilien

Auf Sizilien sind diesen Samstag mehr als 1200 Flüchtlinge an Land gegangen. Wie die italienische Küstenwache mitteilte, wurden die Migranten aus zwei Booten im Mittelmeer gerettet. Ein norwegisches und ein irisches Schiff hatten die Menschen aufgenommen. Die Schiffe sind Rahmen der EU-Mission „Triton“ an Rettungseinsätzen vor der libyschen Küste beteiligt.

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Region(s): Italien / Malta

 

26.07.2015, Spiegel Online

Flüchtlinge am Brenner: Passkontrolle

Sie kommen aus dem Süden und wollen nach Deutschland: Über den Brennerpass in den Alpen führt einer der Hauptwege für Flüchtlinge. Unterwegs mit Verzweifelten und Hoffnungsvollen.

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Region(s): Österreich / Schweiz

 

26.07.2015, Focus

Abgeschoben in die Einsamkeit: Schweiz schickt Flüchtlinge in Militärbunker auf Alpenpass

Auch die Schweiz kämpft mit steigenden Flüchtlingszahlen - und greift nun zu ungewöhnlichen Mitteln: Am Montag beziehen rund 100 Flüchtlinge einen Militärbunker auf einem abgelegenen Alpenpass. Eigentlich wurde die unterirdische Anlage für Truppenübungen in den Bergen gebaut. Jetzt werden Flüchtlinge dorthin abgeschoben.

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Region(s): Österreich / Schweiz

 

25.07.2015, http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-migrants-left-looking-for-shelter-as-greece-struggles-in-crisis-2108129

Migrants left looking for shelter as Greece struggles in crisis

Aid workers called for emergency accommodation for hundreds of migrants who are camped out in the streets of the Greek capital as it struggles back from the brink of financial collapse. Strewn with old clothes, garbage and waste and with summer temperatures reaching as high as 38 degrees celsius (100.4°F), the sites are unfit for habitation but remain because there is no alternative.

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Region(s): Griechenland / Türkei, Europäische Union, Europa

 

25.07.2015, Reuters

Frankfurt (Oder): far-right protesters clash with opponents

Two people were wounded when far-right protesters against the expansion of refugee accommodation in the east German city of Frankfurt an der Oder clashed with counter-demonstrators on Saturday, police said. Since the beginning of the year, there have been more than 200 assaults on refugee shelters -- already more than in the whole of 2014.

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Region(s): Deutschland

 

25.07.2015, Deutsche Welle

Several people hurt at anti-refugee protest in Dresden

A demonstration by members of a German right-wing extremist party protesting against a tent camp for refugees in Dresden on Friday evening turned violent, with several people injured. But refugees have now begun to move in.

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Region(s): Deutschland

 

25.07.2015, The Economist

The birth-pangs of a policy

It is agonising to watch, but a new European approach to migration may slowly be emerging. Most European governments now seem to accept that migration is a problem for all of them, not just the littoral states—even if they disagree on the solutions.

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Region(s): Europäische Union, Europa

 

25.07.2015, Tagesschau.de

Flüchtlinge auf dem Balkan Zäune, Züge und zynische Politik

Weiterreichen oder gar nicht ins Land kommen lassen: So versuchen sich die Regierungen der Balkanländer der Flüchtlinge zu entledigen. Diesen Ländern fehlt Infrastruktur, Geld und Wille zur Erstbetreuung. Kanzlerin Merkel kündigte bei ihrer Balkantour EU-Unterstützung an.

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Region(s): Osteuropa, Europäische Union

 

24.07.2015, Deutsche Welle

Wings University offers online degrees for refugees

Refugees face many obstacles before they are admitted to a university. Berlin student Markus Kressler and his team have founded a university where refugees can acquire a tuition-free degree online.

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Region(s): Deutschland, Weltweit

 

24.07.2015, The Irish Times

Ireland: More than 350 migrants rescued by LÉ ‘Niamh’

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh has rescued another 358 people in the Mediterranean. The patrol ship picked up the migrants in a wooden barge about 110 km north-west of Tripoli on Friday morning. Among the group of 314 men and 30 women were 14 children.

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Region(s): Nordafrika, Europa

 

24.07.2015, Tagesspiegel

Flüchtlinge in Ungarn: Der eiserne Zaun

Großvater Ali hat Wunden an den Füßen, mit seiner Familie aus Afghanistan hat er tausende Kilometer zurückgelegt. Nun soll sie Stacheldraht in Ungarn aufhalten? Ausgerechnet das Land, das im Kalten Krieg als erstes die Grenzanlagen einriss, schottet die EU gegen Flüchtlinge ab.

full article Language(s): Deutsch / German
Region(s): Osteuropa

 

24.07.2015, Frankfurter Rundschau

Calais: Flüchtlinge sterben auf dem Weg nach England

Bei ihrem Versuch einer heimlichen Einreise nach Großbritannien sind erneut zwei Flüchtlinge gestorben. Bereits am Donnerstagmorgen wurde auf britischer Seite am Tunneleingang der Leichnam eines Flüchtlings auf einem Zug gefunden.

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Region(s): Europa

 

24.07.2015, BBC News

'Hundreds' of migrants now target Eurotunnel every night

Incursions by "hundreds" of migrants into the Eurotunnel terminal in France have become a nightly occurrence, the cross-Channel rail operator has said. "This is a European problem. Two governments have been taken by surprise and have not yet reacted."

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Region(s): Europäische Union, Europa

 

24.07.2015, Spiegel Online

Mittelmeer: Zeitungen melden Dutzende ertrunkene Flüchtlinge vor Italien

Hunderte brachen in Libyen auf, etwa 40 erreichten Italien jedoch nicht lebend: Im Mittelmeer sind Berichten zufolge viele Flüchtlinge gestorben. An der Rettung der Überlebenden war die deutsche Marine beteiligt.

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Region(s): Italien / Malta, Nordafrika

 

24.07.2015, NÖN

Schüsse auf Flüchtlinge: Täter ausgeforscht!

Unfassbare Tat in der Nacht von Donnerstag auf Freitag in der Wiener Neustädter Civitas Nova: Aus einem roten Kastenwagen wurden Schüsse auf eine Gruppe Flüchtlinge abgegeben.

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Region(s): Österreich / Schweiz

 

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