Tag Archives: European Union

Greek police put migrants stranded at Macedonia border on buses for Athens

By Alexandros Avramidis IDOMENI, Greece (Reuters) – Greek police on Wednesday loaded hundreds of migrants who have been stranded for three weeks at the Macedonian border onto buses bound for…

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Greek court extradites Syrian to U.S. over fake passports

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece's top court on Tuesday ordered the extradition of a Syrian man to the United States where he faces charges of producing fake passports & identity theft….

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After Paris attacks, Greek migrant tests remain cursory

Mytilene (Greece) (AFP) – Greece is under growing pressure over its handling of the migrant crisis — yet on Lesbos island, swift registration procedures are still seeing thousands of new…

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Jihadist veterans pose generational threat even if IS defeated: experts

Paris (AFP) – Even if the Islamic State group is one day defeated on its territory, the world could face an even greater threat from tens of thousands of battle-hardened…

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Latvia PM resigns amid coalition doubts over leadership

By Gederts Gelzis RIGA (Reuters) – Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said on Monday that she was resigning her post after political squabbles within her center right ruling coalition &…

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Austria: Smaller EU group to meet on refugees before summit

VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian chancellor's spokeswoman says a small group of European Union nations will meet ahead of a summit of the full EU this month to discuss greater…

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The Latest: EU to monitor Turkish commitments on refugees

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers & others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 7:25 p.m. French President Francois Hollande says the European Union…

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The Latest: Austria reports drop in refugees coming from in

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers & others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 5:10 p.m. Austrian police are reporting a sharp drop…

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Macedonians reinforce fence alongside Greek border

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers & others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 11:30 a.m. Macedonia is reinforcing a fence alongside its…

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'Brussels bubble' works from home to beat terror alert

Brussels (AFP) – While Brussels was shut down by its biggest ever terror alert, the huge EU & NATO bureaucracy kept on churning, even if some staff had to work…

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