Top EU migration official insists policy revision imperative
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Top EU migration official insists policy revision imperative

With Europe facing a migration crisis, we talk to Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greece’s European Commissioner for…

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Berlin processing asylum seekers with difficulty
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Berlin processing asylum seekers with difficulty

Central Berlin has been transformed by a crush of asylum seekers since the start of…

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Fortress Hungary: The Long Journey Part 6
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Fortress Hungary: The Long Journey Part 6

Hungary is exacerbating the problem of people-smuggling with its barrier aimed at preventing the flow…

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Can walls stop migrants from reaching Europe? – utalk
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Can walls stop migrants from reaching Europe? – utalk

This week on Utalk, a question from Laura in Lyon, France: “To prevent the influx…

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Germany wants camps in Italy, Greece, Turkey to sort through migrants seeking asylum
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Germany wants camps in Italy, Greece, Turkey to sort through migrants seeking asylum

As Europe faces its worst refugee crisis since World War Two, and Germany deals with…

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Record number of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean
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Record number of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean

The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe this year has been…

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Greek caretaker government sworn in ahead of early elections
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Greek caretaker government sworn in ahead of early elections

The new Greek caretaker government has been sworn in as the country prepares for early…

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Migration: Merkel holds off on emergency EU summit
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Migration: Merkel holds off on emergency EU summit

*Angela Merkel has held off on calling an emergency EU summit on migration.* The issue…

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Russia: Huge fire blazes around lake Baikal
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Russia: Huge fire blazes around lake Baikal

Wildfires raging near Russia’s Lake Baikal have destroyed forests and have discouraged tourists from visiting…

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European court upholds Italy law against embryo research
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European court upholds Italy law against embryo research

Thursday (August 27) saw the “European Court of Human Rights”:http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=home uphold an Italian law against…

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