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Due to their geostrategic location, transit countries, such as Turkey, have been playing a central role in controlling the rise of transnational organised crime (TOC) and migration flows from east/south …
“The world, is going up in flames,” Charles Bradley had once sung: “and nobody wants to take the blame.” In fact, the year 2015-2016 reflect Charles Bradley’s song more than …
The rise of anti-immigrant policy in EU
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) states that the agreement between Turkey and the EU on a way to deal with the refugee crisis has, in reality, collapsed. …
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Debating the actions that should be taken in light of the NYE Cologne attacks
European Unity is Under Strain
Refugee crisis, debt crisis, eurozone crisis, Brexit, Grexit...Is the end of the European Union in sight?
After spending time in Vienna’s Westbahnhof OneEurope guest contributor Anna Wilson reflects on what the refugee crisis is revealing about Europe.
For months, refugees have desperately tried to enter Europe, escaping from violence in their home countries and in search of safety in Europe. For months, some EU member states have done everything possible to keep refugees out of their countries, doing everything to not fulfil their obligations as members of the Union.
The number of refugees in the world is higher than ever
If Sweden and the EU establish a law of humanity it would give them a more credible and a much stronger voice internationally, and with that voice the ability to put more pressure on the international community to protect individual rights all over the world.
The recent tragedy in the Mediterranean is a bitter reminder that Europe needs joint action and cooperation to tackle the complex issue of migration on its southern border.
It’s been the fifth consecutive day that almost 300 Syrian refugees have been holding a sit-in outside the Greek parliament, in a peaceful protest, calling for asylum and solidarity.
"Meet the Somalis" introduces real-life stories of Somali immigrants in Europe
German art-group launches The Fall of the European Wall
There are nearly 10 million refugees worldwide and a large part of them are in Europe.
The vibrant multicultural artistic scene of the island of Lampedusa - the positive effects of cross-cultural encounter
Civilians are leaving Syria in thousands every day, leaving everything behind except what they can carry in those frantic moments of flight.