Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

| Mar 19, 2016

Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

A deal between the European Union and Turkey meant to curb the flow of migrants into Europe in return for financial and political rewards could unravel within months because neither side looks able to deliver on its commitments. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and ...

EU, Turkey strike heralded migrant deal but costs are high

Mar 19, 2016

EU, Turkey strike heralded migrant deal but costs are high

European Union and Turkish leaders celebrated a “historic day” after sealing a widely-criticized pact to send thousands of asylum-seekers back to Turkey — a deal that will cost millions and require the rapid dispatch of thousands of experts to Greece to undertake the complicated ...

Mar 3, 2016

EU plans to restore Schengen by November: sources

The European Union will unveil on Friday a “road map” to restore by November the Schengen passport-free travel area, which is nearing collapse because of the migration crisis, sources said. The plan, a draft of which has been seen by AFP, includes quickly creating ...

EU poised to restrict passport-free travel

Feb 13, 2016

EU poised to restrict passport-free travel

European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to keep some border controls for two more years because of the migration crisis and Greece’s troubles in controlling its border, according to EU documents seen by The Associated Press. ...

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says

Feb 2, 2016

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says

Authorities dealing with Europe’s migrant crisis have lost track of about 10,000 unaccompanied children amid fears that organized crime gangs are beginning to exploit the vulnerable youngsters, a senior official at the European Union’s police agency said Monday. Europol Chief of Staff Brian Donald ...