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The European Commission is to propose a long-awaited overhaul of the European Union’s migration and asylum system on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer have agreed to take in an additional 1,500 migrants from the Greek islands after a fire left thousands homeless, German government and coalition sources said.
Greece has transferred 784 migrants from the island of Lesbos to the mainland since July 1, seeking to relieve the overcrowded refugee camps on the Aegean islands, national broadcaster ERT reported on Thursday.
Fifty unaccompanied minors have been transferred from Greece to Germany. They are the second group of relocations in a week and hundreds more are expected to follow as Greece moves ahead with a plan to ease overcrowded conditions at camps on the front line of Europe’s lingering refugee crisis.
Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday announced an 11-percent rise in the minimum wage, the first after a decade of austerity and months ahead of legislative elections.
Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Greece on Wednesday adopted a law limiting the use of the Sharia norms for the Muslim community in the northeastern region of Western Thrace, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
Australia's first same-sex wedding has taken place following the country's vote to legalise gay marriage.
A number of flights were delayed and cancelled at the Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom over a heavy snowfall, the airport’s press service said in a statement.
The United Nations Refugee Agency on Friday said Greece must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in arrivals.
United States (U.S.) president-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday presented his future national security team to the public, highlighting their decades of experience in public service.
Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that the State Government is ready to partner with the Nigeria Snakebite Research and Intervention Centre (N-SRIC) to combat the menace of snakebite in the State.
At least 600 people were killed in Maikadra in Southwestern Tigray State on the night of 9 November and hundreds more were wounded, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said in a new report on Tuesday.
Northern students give Nigerian government, striking lecturers one-week ultimatum to resolve dispute
The coalition of 19 Northern states presidents of the Students’ Union Government (SUG) has issued a one-week ultimatum to both the Nigerian government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve their problem with ASUU or else the students would turn the streets to their classes.
There was an uproar on the floor of the Senate yesterday as senators debated a motion seeking to compensate states wracked by the violence associated with the recent #ENDSARS protests.
Irked by the killing of one of their members by a policeman in the convoy of Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association (ANDA) has vowed to stage a protest at the National Assembly and police force headquarters on Friday to demand justice for the victim.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kano State Command says it has arrested a two-time female convict with 576 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa.
Akwa Ibom State government has spoken of plans to convert solid waste being generated in the state to electricity to power its industrial city, Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Sir Charles Udoh, has said.
No fewer than eight members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to Wailo orientation camp in the Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi have tested positive for coronavirus.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has said it would not be blackmailed by the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress.