Angela Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

Angela Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

Abandoned by France, defied by eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel cuts a lonely figure in her struggle for EU "solidarity" on the refugee crisis ahead of a Brussels summit.

French PM rejects permanent quota system for refugees

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls rejected on Saturday the idea of a permanent quota system for distributing refugees across Europe, putting Paris at odds with Germany ahead of a summit to discuss the EU crisis over migration.

Over 76,000 refugees, migrants reach EU in 2016

Over 76,000 refugees, migrants reach EU in 2016

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday said 76,263 maritime refugee and migrant arrivals were recorded in Europe through the first six weeks of 2016.

Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU: David Cameron

Thousands of refugees could flock to Britain from France if voters decide to leave the European Union, a spokesman for David Cameron said on Monday, underlining the prime minister`s stance that an exit would hurt security.

Islamic State sending fighters disguised as refugees: German spy agency

Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany`s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday, a day after security forces thwarted a potential IS attack in Berlin.

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, 33 dead

At least 33 people drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey's western coast.

European Union blasts Greece over migrant crisis

The European Union blasted Athens for its handling of the migrant crisis Wednesday, saying it had "seriously neglected" its duty to protect the bloc`s frontiers, raising the prospect of border controls with the rest of the passport-free zone.

Canada rejects US security concerns over Syrian refugees

Canada rejected US security concerns over its fast-tracked resettlement of thousands of Syrian refugees, as the Senate in Washington prepares to hold a hearing on the repercussions for America.

Sweden plans to expel up to 80,000 asylum-seekers: Minister

Sweden intends to expel up to 80,000 migrants who arrived in 2015 and whose application for asylum has been rejected, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said on Wednesday.

EU blasts Greece over migrant crisis as seven more drown

Seven migrants drowned trying to reach Greece on Wednesday, as the European Union blasted Athens for its handling of the crisis, saying it had "seriously neglected" its duty to protect the bloc`s borders.

Six migrants drown as vessel sinks off Greek island

Six migrants including one child drowned when their vessel sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Wednesday, as the perilous crossings towards Europe continue despite harsh winter conditions.

Denmark OKs bill to seize assets from refugees: Know more about it

Denmark OKs bill to seize assets from refugees: Know more about it

In 2015, Denmark received about 21,000 refugees, making it one of the top EU destinations per capita for migrants.

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday opened a major exhibition featuring works by Jewish concentration camp prisoners, as she pledged to combat a feared rise in anti-Semitism in Germany linked to a record influx of refugees.

Midnight explosions rocks ISIS de facto capital in Syria

Midnight explosions rocked Syria's northern province of al-Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State (IS) group, a monitor group reported.

France welcomes more refugees amid tough control

France is to open its doors to more refugees coming notably from Syria as part of the "solidarity quota" agreed by the European countries, the media reported.

Over 20 die as two refugee boats capsize in Aegean

Over 20 people died on Friday as two boats carrying refugees from Turkey capsized in the Aegean Sea, said the Greek Coast Guard.

Cash aid for Jordan`s refugees an iris scan away

Cash aid for Jordan`s refugees an iris scan away

Syrian refugees in Jordan will get faster access to United Nations cash aid through an iris-scanning ATM network, removing the need for bank accounts and cards.

Several Canadian cities stop taking Syrian refugees

Immigration Minister John McCallum told reporters in Toronto that he would oblige and have new arrivals diverted to other cities until those feeling overwhelmed sort out their issues.

DNA: Heart-wrenching reality of Kashmiri pandits

Tonight we will show you the heart-wrenching reality of Kashmiri pandits living in a state of misery in Kashmir.

Hillary Clinton embraces Obama policies, avoids mentioning Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton embraces Obama policies, avoids mentioning Donald Trump

Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton embraced the policies of the Obama administration from healthcare to economy and foreign policy in particular Iran during her party's first presidential debate this year.