Asylum Policy

Boris Johnson live news: President surrenders to police over allegations of cocaine use in Westminster amid drug crackdown

Christmas party reports ‘unfounded’, says Raab House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has said he will call police over “deeply concerning” allegations of drug use at the Palace of Westminster. The president said he was treating the issue as a priority and wanted to see “full and effective law …

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Greek asylum policies create food crisis among refugees: aid groups | Refugee News

Ritsona, Greece – Restrictive government decisions have excluded thousands of refugees from protection services and are creating a hunger crisis, aid groups say. Just under 18,000 refugees live in camps on the Greek mainland. More than half – 60 percent according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a United …

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Pope pledges to relocate 50 asylum seekers to Italy | Pope Francis

Pope Francis will travel to Cyprus with a message of compassion for the thousands of migrants who have fled to the eastern Mediterranean island, and a pledge that by the end of the year 50 migrants will have been relocated to Italy. The pontiff begins a politically sensitive tour on …

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Migrant advocates accuse EU of gross violations of the Geneva Convention

The migrant crisis on the Polish border, which Western powers accuse Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko of as engineering, gained international attention in November. But asylum seekers at the Polish-Belarusian border are not the only ones being returned across Europe’s land and sea borders, according to rights organizations and other observers. …

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‘Shocking’ UK moves refugee children to hotels | Immigration and asylum

A record number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children arriving in the UK on small boats are being accommodated in four hotels along England’s south coast, a situation the Children’s Society has called “shocking”. Around 250 unaccompanied children who arrived in small boats would be accommodated in hotels, which Ofsted said was …

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The policy of the new German government towards Turkey

The Social Democratic Party (SPD) will probably strive to establish a constructive relationship with Turkey. This, in turn, will lead to tensions within the German coalition government, Daily sabah writing. During Angela Merkel’s time, there were a few highs and many lows in German-Turkish relations. In the period of the …

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Olaf Scholz’s coalition prepares to take office in Germany

TTHREE AND A HALF German policy seemed exhausted years ago. Angela Merkel had just formed her third “grand coalition”, a tired centrist alliance that left no one satisfied. Today, two months after an election that saw Merkel’s Christian Democrats dismissed, the mood is much more positive. On November 24, the …

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Mayoral Candidates Have Their Say on County Refugee Problems | Narooma News

Six of the seven groups that ran for council in the local elections on December 4 had their say in the issues facing refugees in the Eurobodalla Shire. Eurobodalla Refugee Action Collective sent a series of questions to council groups and received responses from every group except A Better Council …

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Conservatives should be wary of their vulnerability to the rise of a new right-wing party

We are so used to hearing how this government is run by undemocratic and ultra-nationalist lunatics that a fundamental fact has been ignored: this government is gravely vulnerable to a new political party emerging from the right. Boris Johnson has never had this worry before; “Making sure that Brexit is …

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