Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is now set to formally sign off on the accord at a final meeting with EU leaders
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 18, 2016) — EU leaders approved a controversial deal with Turkey to curb the huge flow of asylum seekers to Europe, with all migrants arriving in Greece from Sunday to be sent back.
The scheduled two-day meeting will tackle various areas including a proposed deal with Turkey and the restoration of the visa-free Schengen zone
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 10, 2016) — EU interior ministers were set to meet in Brussels Thursday, March 10, to discuss the migrant crisis after western Balkan nations slammed shut their borders, exacerbating a dire humanitarian situation on the Macedonian frontier.
Vienna says the measures are necessary because a German-backed EU plan for Turkey to stem the flow of migrants setting off from its coast is not yet working
VIENNA, Austria (Feb. 19, 2016) — Austria’s new daily cap on asylum seekers entered into force Friday, February 19, in a move that the European Commission has described as “plainly incompatible” with European Union laws.
EU officials say thousands of migrants are still crossing the Aegean daily from Turkey after more than one million made the perilous journey last year in the greatest such movement in the bloc’s history
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Feb. 19, 2016) — The EU and Turkey will hold a special summit in early March to push forward a deal to stem the migration crisis, European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday, February 19.
The quest to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union faces its moment of truth this week
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Feb. 14, 2016) — The quest to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union faces its moment of truth this week, with EU chief Donald Tusk touring key capitals in a final push for a deal at a crucial Brussels summit.