Wednesday, April 24, 2019

10k refugees pour into Germany – Greeted with cheers, welcome signs

BERLIN: Thousands more migrants streamed into Germany yesterday, greeted with cheers and “welcome” signs, as Pope Francis called on every Catholic parish in Europe...

Cyprus saves 114 fleeing Syria in fishing vessel – Lebanese, Palestinians among the rescued

NICOSIA: Rescuers in Cyprus yesterday saved more than 100 refugees fleeing the war in Syria after their boat ran into trouble overnight off the...

More migrants on march – Austria, Germany open borders

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary/VIENNA: Austria and Germany threw open their borders to thousands of exhausted migrants yesterday, bussed to the Hungarian border by a rightwing government...

Spain arrests 18-year-old woman suspected of IS links

VALENCIA, Spain: Spanish police yesterday arrested an 18-year-old Moroccan woman accused of preparing to travel to Syria to join the jihadist group Islamic State...

Drowned migrant boys buried – Hungary warns of ‘mass inflow’ of refugees

KOBANI: A Syrian father yesterday buried his wife and his two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while Hungary's leader...

Cameron bows to pressure to take in more refugees – Move to improve lives...

LISBON: Prime Minister David Cameron agreed yesterday that Britain would take in "thousands more" Syrian refugees, after an outpouring of emotion over the image...

Hungary blasts EU amid refugee chaos at train station – Migrants scuffle as police...

BUDAPEST: Hungary's leader railed yesterday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home,...

Family of drowned Syrian boy wanted to come to Canada

OTTAWA: The family of a Syrian boy whose dead body washed up on a Turkish beach had been trying to emigrate to Canada, a...

Image of dead boy piles pressure on Cameron

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron came under pressure yesterday to take in more refugees after the image of a dead Syrian toddler washed...

Thousands of refugees arrive in Athens – Migrants crisis piles pressure on EU

ATHENS: Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens yesterday, piling further pressure on increasingly divided European nations as they struggle to cope with...

Migrant crisis threatens Britain’s EU referendum – Voters believe action needs to be taken

LONDON: After a lengthy summer break, Prime Minister David Cameron is buckling down for months of hard graft over Britain’s referendum on leaving the...

Afghan hopes to complete father’s flight from war – Migrant picks up next leg...

MORIA: Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of...

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