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Pursuits: On Samos, Aesop’s Fabled Isle, a Mix of Greeks, Migrants and Tourists

2018-11-14 10:00, newyorktimes.com


Business owners, volunteer organizations and refugees welcome tourists who wish to help and enjoy themselves at the same time.

Trudeau Apologizes for Canada’s Turning Away Ship of Jews Fleeing Nazis

2018-11-08 02:02, newyorktimes.com


In 1939, Canada refused desperate pleas for asylum by the captain of the St. Louis, a ship with more than 900 passengers. Most were Jews fleeing Germany.

Belgians Open Homes, and Hearts, to Migrants

2018-11-05 08:00, newyorktimes.com


Thousands of Belgians, angry with government policy, are volunteering to feed and house asylum seekers. “I feel ashamed of my country,” one says.

Petra Laszlo, Hungarian Camerawoman Who Kicked Migrants, Has Conviction Overturned

2018-11-01 03:49, newyorktimes.com


The country’s highest court said she should have faced a lesser charge. Video of her kicking two people in 2015 made her a symbol of hostility to refugees.

Court in Hungary Overturns Conviction of Camerawoman Seen Kicking Migrants

2018-10-31 14:23, newyorktimes.com


The country’s highest court said Petra Laszlo should have faced a lesser charge. Video of her kicking two people in 2015 made her a symbol of hostility to refugees.

‘Better to Drown’: A Greek Refugee Camp’s Epidemic of Misery

2018-10-03 02:30, newyorktimes.com


Trauma, psychosis and suicide attempts have become common occurrences at Moria, a Greek island camp, where aid groups warn of a mental health crisis.

Gender Politics 101: Teaching Refugees About Sex and Consent in Sweden

2018-09-28 17:45, newyorktimes.com


Refugees who are settling in Sweden are learning how to become members of Swedish society. For many newcomers from the Middle East, that means shifting thinking about sex and relationships.

She Was Called a Hero for Helping Fellow Refugees. Doing So Got Her Arrested.

2018-09-26 13:33, newyorktimes.com


Sarah Mardini, credited with helping to rescue people on a sinking boat, and four others working for a Greek aid group face charges that could put them in prison for decades.

Wildfire Breaks Out Near Crowded Refugee Camp on Greek Island

2018-09-23 00:09, newyorktimes.com


It was the latest challenge to the health and safety of thousands of refugees living in squalor on the island of Lesbos.

Doctors Fleeing Syria for Germany Find Refuge, Hurdles and Delays

2018-09-08 08:19, newyorktimes.com


The country is desperate for highly skilled workers, and refugee medics are eager to work. But obstacles abound.

How Germany’s Far Right Stole a Rallying Cry for Democracy

2018-08-31 03:00, newyorktimes.com


Violent demonstrations in Germany by far-right protesters have led to attacks on refugees and featured a chant that translates to “we are the people.” So how did extremist groups adopt this rallying cry?

Ex-Nazi Guard in U.S., Now 95, Is Deported to Germany

2018-08-21 13:46, newyorktimes.com


Jakiw Palij lived a quiet life in New York City for decades, having lied on his visa application for the United States and immigrated as a war refugee in 1949.

The Interpreter: Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests

2018-08-21 09:00, newyorktimes.com


Towns where people use Facebook more also had more attacks on refugees, building on suspicions that the platform makes users more prone to violence.

Merkel and Putin Sound Pragmatic Notes After Years of Tension

2018-08-18 22:31, newyorktimes.com


The Russian president called on Germany’s help in rebuilding Syria so refugees can return to the war-devastated country.

A German Opera Spotlights the Refugee Crisis, With Refugees

2018-08-12 17:44, newyorktimes.com


“Moses,” a production by the Bavarian State Opera’s youth program, brings together a cast of teenage refugees, children of immigrants and Germans.

Germany Reaches Deal With Spain to Return Refugees

2018-08-08 14:02, newyorktimes.com


The agreement is a sign of how much German politics have shifted since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed more than a million migrants.

Act of Defiance Casts Harsh Light on Europe’s Deportations of Asylum Seekers

2018-07-27 22:44, newyorktimes.com


Elin Ersson’s live-streamed protest against the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker focused attention on the forced return of asylum seekers.

Austria Dispatch: This European Border Is Still Open. But for How Long?

2018-07-24 21:34, newyorktimes.com


The memory of thousands of refugees arriving in 2015 has split the people of Spielfeld, Austria: Some welcome a new fence. Others fear a loss of freedom.

They Let 71 People Die in Stifling Truck. They Got 25 Years.

2018-06-14 14:49, newyorktimes.com


The discovery of the bodies of the migrants in 2015 became a turning point in the European Union’s disorganized response to the refugee crisis.

They Let 71 People Die in a Stifling Truck. They Got 25 Years.

2018-06-14 14:49, newyorktimes.com


The discovery of the bodies of the migrants in 2015 became a turning point in the European Union’s disorganized response to the refugee crisis.

Smugglers Convicted in Deaths of 71 Migrants in Truck in Austria

2018-06-14 14:01, newyorktimes.com


The discovery of the bodies in sweltering heat in 2015 became a turning point in the European Union’s disorganized response to the refugee crisis.

Italy’s New Populist Government Turns Away Ship With 600 Migrants Aboard

2018-06-11 14:27, newyorktimes.com


Matteo Salvini, the country’s powerful interior minister and the leader of the anti-immigrant League, showed he planned to follow through on campaign promises to keep refugees out.

A Girl’s Killing Shakes Germany’s Migration Debate

2018-06-08 23:40, newyorktimes.com


The case comes on top of a deepening scandal and calls for a full-blown parliamentary investigation over the government’s handling of asylum applications.

Uzbek Asylum Seeker Gets Life in Prison for Deadly Truck Attack in Sweden

2018-06-07 15:10, newyorktimes.com


Rakhmat Akilov, who failed to get asylum and later pledged allegiance to ISIS, was found guilty of terrorism and murder.

Iranian Rejected for Asylum in Germany Sets Himself on Fire

2018-05-29 23:02, newyorktimes.com


An Iranian man whose asylum application in Germany was rejected remains in critical in condition after set himself on fire in front of authorities.

‘One of the Hardest Nights on Lesbos’: Violence Erupts Between Greeks and Refugees

2018-04-24 16:21, newyorktimes.com


Local residents attacked Afghan migrants on the Aegean island, after months of warnings from local officials that conditions in camps were untenable.

Greek Court Upends Rules Limiting Migrants’ Movements

2018-04-19 15:01, newyorktimes.com


The Council of State ruled that migrants arriving on Greek islands should no longer be held there while their asylum claims were assessed.

Sweden Accuses Man of Spying on Tibetan Refugees for China

2018-04-12 18:07, newyorktimes.com


According to an indictment, the man presented himself as sympathetic to Tibetan independence, but gathered dissidents’ details to pass to Chinese officials.

Sweden Accuses a Tibetan of Spying on Refugees for China

2018-04-12 13:30, newyorktimes.com


The man, who worked for a Tibetan radio station in the country, faces charges that could result in a jail term of up to four years.

German Food Bank Reopens Doors to New Foreign Applicants

2018-04-04 20:40, newyorktimes.com


The charitable group in Essen, which had set off a debate about refugees and poverty, said it would now give priority to older people and families with young children, regardless of nationality.

Greece’s Island of Despair

2018-03-30 04:31, newyorktimes.com


Two years after the E.U. and Turkey struck a deal to cut off asylum seekers crossing the Aegean, thousands languish in deplorable conditions on Lesbos.

Spurned by U.S. and Facing Danger Back Home, Iranian Christians Fear the Worst

2018-03-01 10:00, newyorktimes.com


The United States rejected 100 Iranians, mainly members of Christian minorities, who had applied for refugee status under a law offering religious protections.

Macron Aims to Keep Migrants, and Far Right, at Bay in France

2018-02-23 05:31, newyorktimes.com


President Emmanuel Macron wants to make it faster and easier to expel migrants who are rejected for asylum. But critics say his new law would go too far.

New French Plan Aims to Keep Migrants, and Far Right, at Bay

2018-02-22 20:00, newyorktimes.com


President Emmanuel Macron wants to make it faster and easier to expel migrants who are rejected for asylum. But critics say his new law would go too far.

On Paris’s Icy Streets, Migrants Wait for Word on Refuge

2018-01-21 07:59, newyorktimes.com


Even with accelerated asylum processing, France cannot keep up with the constant stream of new arrivals, leaving hundreds of migrants to sleep rough.

Pope Invites the Poor to the Circus, and Animal Activists Protest

2018-01-10 22:47, newyorktimes.com


The Vatican’s charity office secured free tickets for 2,100 people, among them the homeless and refugees, but some critics quickly spoke up.

Greek Prime Minister Seeks to Block Asylum for Turkish Officer

2017-12-31 03:54, newyorktimes.com


In an apparent effort to avoid antagonizing Turkey, Greece’s prime minister moved to block asylum for a Turkish officer who fled last year’s failed coup.

Pope Francis Puts Focus on Refugees in Christmas Eve Mass

2017-12-24 21:32, newyorktimes.com


At a Mass that amplifies his voice around the globe, Francis evoked a parallel between the travails of migrants and those of the biblical holy family.

Beirut Journal: Lebanon’s Palestinian Refugees Resist from the Sidelines

2017-12-17 18:52, newyorktimes.com


Caught between resistance and resignation, the displaced are struggling with the implications of President Trump’s decision on Jerusalem.

German Mayor Who Welcomed Refugees Is Stabbed by Angry Resident

2017-11-28 13:23, newyorktimes.com


Andreas Hollstein, who won plaudits for taking in extra asylum seekers, was wounded in the neck, but he vowed not to alter his policy of openness.

Germany Arrests 6 Syrian Migrants Suspected of ISIS Links

2017-11-21 17:46, newyorktimes.com


The detentions fanned fears that extremists posing as asylum seekers were targeting Europe.

German Newspaper Catalogs 33,293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe

2017-11-13 18:15, newyorktimes.com


Der Tagesspiegel’s list, covering a period from 1993 to 2017, is a monument in print to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

Australia Is Responsible for Manus Island Refugees, U.N. Says

2017-11-09 19:31, newyorktimes.com


A rebuke by the United Nations Human Rights Committee came as the authorities in Papua New Guinea vowed to remove as many as 600 men by force.

From Brussels, the Deposed Leader of Catalonia Pleads With a Wary Europe

2017-10-31 23:47, newyorktimes.com


Carles Puigdemont said he was not seeking asylum, but wanted to guarantee a fair trial for separatists who declared independence from Spain.

Ex-Leader of Catalonia, in Brussels, Lays His Crisis Before a Wary Europe

2017-10-31 19:49, newyorktimes.com


Carles Puigdemont said he was not seeking asylum, but wanted to guarantee a fair trial for separatists who declared independence from Spain.

Catalonia Leader Turns Up in Belgium After Spain Seeks Prosecution

2017-10-30 23:17, newyorktimes.com


Carles Puigdemont, the deposed Catalan leader, arrived amid speculation that he may seek asylum or try to form a government in exile

Germany’s Angela Merkel Agrees to Limits on Accepting Refugees

2017-10-09 16:31, newyorktimes.com


Keeping asylum arrivals to 200,000 a year is a condition for a conservative party, Bavaria’s Christian Social Union, to join her new coalition.

Carrick-on-Shannon Journal: The Kurds of County Leitrim: Refugees Call an Irish Town Home

2017-09-25 16:01, newyorktimes.com


About 100 Kurdish refugees were resettled in a small town in Ireland. Time, tragedy and hurling eventually made them feel part of the community.

Syrian Refugee Held in London Tube Bombing Is Released

2017-09-21 19:22, newyorktimes.com


Five other men remain in custody over the Parsons Greek subway explosion, which injured 30 people.

Soviet-Era Program Gives Even Unoppressed Immigrants an Edge

2017-08-26 19:11, newyorktimes.com


While refugee camps swell with families escaping Islamic fundamentalists and civil war, a 1990 act conveys a favored status on Ukrainians and other applicants from former Soviet areas.

Moroccan Man Admits Deadly Stabbing Attack in Finland

2017-08-22 23:00, newyorktimes.com


The stabbings were the country’s first terrorist attack in decades. The suspect had been denied asylum, and it is not known if the suspect acted alone.

In Serbian Refugee Center, a ‘Little Picasso’ Dreams of Art and Asylum

2017-08-19 16:08, newyorktimes.com


Farhad Nouri, 10, originally from Afghanistan, has won acclaim for his artwork and has even had an exhibition. But he and his family are longing for a permanent home.

Over One Million South Sudanese Flee From Violence to Uganda

2017-08-17 15:18, newyorktimes.com


The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.

E.U. Court Urged to Punish Hungary and Slovakia for Resisting Migrant Plan

2017-07-26 14:15, newyorktimes.com


The nations were criticized for hampering efforts to relieve the burden on Greece and Italy, where refugees arrived in huge numbers in 2015 and 2016.

Refugees Confront the Past Through Art, at a Pop-Up Museum

2017-07-16 21:24, newyorktimes.com


Inside a former prison in Amsterdam, now a haven for asylum seekers, migrants tell their stories and stir up their ghosts.

For an Abused, Gay Iraqi, the U.S. Refugee Freeze Is Life’s Cruellest Hit

2017-07-01 17:19, newyorktimes.com


Mohammed, a civil engineer from Mosul, was accepted for resettlement to the United States. Then the Supreme Court reinstated President Trump’s freeze on refugee resettlement.

For Abused, Gay Iraqi in Turkey, U.S. Refugee Freeze is Cruelest Hit

2017-07-01 17:19, newyorktimes.com


Mohammed, a civil engineer from Mosul, was accepted for resettlement to the United States. Then the Supreme Court reinstated President Trump’s freeze on refugee resettlement.

Germany Encounters Surge in Crime by the Far Right

2017-06-28 18:54, newyorktimes.com


A list of arrest warrants included 462 right-wing offenders, showing a rise in extremism since the acceptance of nearly a million migrants and refugees in 2015.

Syrian Refugee Is Among Victims of London Fire

2017-06-16 01:40, newyorktimes.com


Mohammed Alhajali, 23, who survived a perilous crossing by sea and found refuge in Britain, was among the first victims of the Grenfell Tower fire to be identified.

E.U. Moves Against 3 Countries That Don’t Take Refugees

2017-06-13 18:57, newyorktimes.com


The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland face legal action and possible fines for failing to share the burden of resettling refugees.

Greece Declares Emergency After Earthquake Hits Lesbos

2017-06-13 13:53, newyorktimes.com


The temblor on Monday killed a woman and injured 15 others, but no damage was reported at two refugee camps on the island.

Gay Chechens, Attacked at Home, Find Doors Opening in Europe

2017-06-09 17:57, newyorktimes.com


Germany, Lithuania and France have all admitted refugees from Chechnya, the Russian region where gay men and lesbians are enduring a violent crackdown.

U.N. Offers Regret but No Compensation for Kosovo Poisoning Victims

2017-05-26 23:49, newyorktimes.com


Roma families had sought compensation for deaths and disabilities caused by living for years in toxic refugee camps.

Anarchists Fill Services Void Left by Faltering Greek Governance

2017-05-22 04:01, newyorktimes.com


Anarchist groups are taking matters into their own hands after years of austerity policies and a refugee crisis have undermined the Greek government.

Inside an Abandoned Airport in Greece, a Refugee Camp

2017-05-16 08:50, newyorktimes.com


Asylum seekers live inside the arrivals terminal of a decaying airport in Greece.

Already Unwelcoming, Hungary Now Detains Asylum Seekers

2017-04-18 13:10, newyorktimes.com


New laws will keep migrants and refugees in vast camps surrounded by razor wire while their cases are decided. Even then, most will be rejected.

Suspect in Stockholm Attack Was an ISIS Recruit, Uzbek Official Says

2017-04-14 14:28, newyorktimes.com


Rakhmat Akilov, whose bid for asylum in Sweden was rejected, had also encouraged others to fight for the militant group, Uzbekistan’s foreign minister said.

E.U. Seeks Stronger Protections for Child Migrants

2017-04-12 19:32, newyorktimes.com


Recommendations by the bloc’s executive body call for a person responsible for child protection in all migrant reception centers and at all stages of the asylum process.

A Fight, and a Fire, Roll Through a Migrant Camp in France

2017-04-11 16:09, newyorktimes.com


The blaze, following a fight between Afghan and Kurdish refugees, forced 1,500 people into the surrounding fields.

Sweden Mourns Terrorist Attack Victims; Suspect Is Formally Identified

2017-04-10 17:05, newyorktimes.com


Prosecutors identified the chief suspect as Rakhmat Akilov, 39, an Uzbek whose application for asylum was rejected last year.

Sweden Mourns Stockholm Attack Victims; Suspect Is Formally Identified

2017-04-10 17:05, newyorktimes.com


Prosecutors said the chief suspect was Rakhmat Akilov, 39, an Uzbek whose application for asylum was rejected last year, and he is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday morning.

Syrians in Turkey: The Human Smuggler and the Young Refugee

2017-03-24 04:03, newyorktimes.com


Since 2015, migration between Turkey and Greece has fallen sharply, and a smuggler says he has left the business. Homeless in Turkey, a Syrian refugee boy must continue to roam for work.

Hunger Strike by Migrants in Hungary Enters Second Day

2017-03-14 22:43, newyorktimes.com


The European Court of Human Rights ruled that two refugees had been illegally detained by Hungary, and now the rest of their group is seeking to be freed.

‘Last Night in Sweden’

2017-02-19 16:03, newyorktimes.com


At a campaign-style rally in Florida on Saturday, President Trump issued a sharp critique of Europe’s refugee policies, ticking off a list of places that have been struck by terrorists. But he also mentioned Sweden, which has not been target of recent terrorist attacks.

160,000 in Barcelona Urge Government to Take In More Refugees

2017-02-18 21:56, newyorktimes.com


Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the more than 17,000 it has pledged to take in.

Syrian Rebel Gets Life Sentence for Mass Killing Caught on Video

2017-02-16 23:32, newyorktimes.com


Haisam Omar Sakhanh, who traveled to Sweden in 2013 and applied for asylum, was convicted of violating international law.

Fiction: Ghost Stories: Vietnamese Refugees Wrestle With Memory in a New Book by the Author of ‘The Sympathizer’

2017-02-13 10:00, newyorktimes.com


Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees” illustrates the plight of men and women displaced from wartime Saigon and resettled in California.

Dutch Get Creative to Solve Prison Problem: Too Many Empty Cells

2017-02-09 17:39, newyorktimes.com


In a nation where about a third of cells sit empty, the Netherlands has rented some to other governments, and it has turned some jails into refugee shelters.

Dutch Get Creative to Solve a Prison Problem: Too Many Empty Cells

2017-02-09 17:39, newyorktimes.com


In a nation where about a third of cells sit empty, the Netherlands has rented some to other governments, and it has turned some jails into refugee shelters.

How a Refugee’s Selfie With Merkel Led to a Facebook Lawsuit

2017-02-06 19:07, newyorktimes.com


A Syrian refugee’s 2015 picture with Germany’s chancellor came to symbolize her decision to welcome migrants. But it has been used to falsely link him to terrorism.

In Germany, a Syrian Refugee Sues Facebook Over Fake News Posts

2017-02-06 13:37, newyorktimes.com


Anas Modamani’s 2015 selfie with Chancellor Angela Merkel came to symbolize her decision to welcome migrants. But it has been used to falsely link him to terrorism.

Editorial: Testing Europe’s Values

2017-02-04 01:45, newyorktimes.com


Refugees must be allowed legal channels to reach Europe from Libya, where they face intolerable conditions.

25 Great Books by Refugees in America

2017-01-31 00:19, newyorktimes.com


From Bertolt Brecht to Vu Tran, a sampling of major contributions to American literature by those who were forced to leave their own countries.

By the Book: Viet Thanh Nguyen: By the Book

2017-01-30 15:47, newyorktimes.com


The author, most recently, of “The Refugees” says the Star Wars stories are relevant to our age, “where most people identify with the rebels but so many in fact are complicit with the Empire.”

European Leaders Reject Trump’s Refugee Ban as Violating Principles

2017-01-29 15:33, newyorktimes.com


“Open society, pluralism, no discrimination. They are the pillars of Europe,” Italy’s prime minister said, reflecting a stance taken across the Continent.

Editorial: Freezing to Death at Europe’s Door

2017-01-19 13:37, newyorktimes.com


Failure to prepare for the winter threatens the lives of thousands of refugees.

Russia Extends Edward Snowden’s Asylum

2017-01-18 11:47, newyorktimes.com


Moscow said the former N.S.A. contractor, who was granted asylum in 2013, would be allowed to remain for “a couple more years.”

Fewer Migrants Entered Germany in 2016, and Rejections Increased

2017-01-11 21:28, newyorktimes.com


About 280,000 new asylum seekers arrived in 2016, down from the 890,000 migrants in 2015, the interior minister said, as the rate of rejected asylum seekers went up.

Wintry Blast in Greece Imperils Refugees in Crowded Camps

2017-01-11 21:24, newyorktimes.com


Snow, freezing rain and flooding threatened tens of thousands of people, many of them living in tents and other flimsy shelters without heat.

Migrants’ Latest Misery: Icy Weather

2017-01-11 19:09, newyorktimes.com


Freezing conditions in Europe are threatening thousands of refugees and migrants. Four deaths have been attributed to the weather in the past week, according to the United Nations migration agency.

Migrant Deaths on Mediterranean, Over 5,000 in ’16, Dwarf Past, U.N. Says

2016-12-23 16:33, newyorktimes.com


“This is the worst annual death toll ever seen,” a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency said, adding that 14 people, on average, drowned in the Mediterranean every day in 2016.

All 109 Passengers Are Safe After Libyan Jet Is Hijacked and Diverted to Malta

2016-12-23 15:19, newyorktimes.com


Two men, apparently members of a pro-Qaddafi group and seeking asylum in Europe, surrendered after forcing the Afriqiyah Airways flight to change course.

German Officials Seek Tunisian in Connection With Christmas Market Attack in Berlin

2016-12-21 17:06, newyorktimes.com


The man was denied asylum in Germany and was considered a security risk. He is wanted in connection with a truck attack that killed 12 people and injured 48 others.

Germany Seeks Tunisian in Connection With Berlin Christmas Market Attack

2016-12-21 17:06, newyorktimes.com


The man was denied asylum in Germany and was considered a security risk. He is wanted in connection with a truck attack that killed 12 people and hurt 48.

Germany Seeks Tunisian Tied to Berlin Christmas Market Attack

2016-12-21 17:06, newyorktimes.com


The man was denied asylum in Germany and was considered a security risk. He is wanted in connection with a truck attack that killed 12 people and hurt 48.

Nigel Farage Called a ‘Disgrace’ for Remarks About Berlin Attack

2016-12-21 12:21, newyorktimes.com


The former UKIP leader blamed the terrorist assault on Angela Merkel’s refugee policy, then impugned the husband of a British lawmaker murdered by a right-wing extremist.

Abuses of Young Refugees in Denmark Reflect Perils Across Europe

2016-12-20 17:43, newyorktimes.com


A network of shelters, developed quickly to house thousands of migrants, has confronted arson, fights and rape. And many staff members are ill prepared.

Berlin Christmas Market Was Target of Terrorist Attack, Angela Merkel Says

2016-12-20 11:12, newyorktimes.com


Seeking clues to the identity of the assailant who killed 12 people and wounded 45, the German special police conducted a search at the refugee shelter at Tempelhof airport.

Reflecting on a Hungary Escape 60 Years Ago, and on a Refugee’s Plight

2016-12-20 10:00, newyorktimes.com


Tom Leimdorfer was just a boy when the Soviets crushed a 1956 uprising and his family fled for Britain. Decades later, Europe is again grappling with a mass migration.

Rose Evansky, a Pioneer in Women’s Hairstyling, Dies at 94

2016-12-17 02:51, newyorktimes.com


Mrs. Evansky, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, developed blow-dry styling in the 1960s at her London salon, and inadvertently created a revolution in hairdressing.

Germany Didn’t Know Migrant Held in Killing Had Violent Past in Greece

2016-12-16 01:11, newyorktimes.com


The news about an Afghan asylum seeker raised concerns about Europe’s ability to enforce laws within the 26 countries that allow for free cross-border travel.

In Italy, Anguish on Both Sides of Asylum Pleas

2016-12-10 18:30, newyorktimes.com


As Giorgio De Francesco, who oversees an asylum commission, hears migrants’ impassioned requests for protection, he grapples with knowing that he must vote against many of them.

In Italy, One Man Begs for Asylum. Another Man Must Decide.

2016-12-10 18:30, newyorktimes.com


As Giorgio De Francesco, who oversees an asylum commission, hears migrants’ impassioned requests for protection, he grapples with knowing that he must vote against many of them.

Refugee’s Arrest Turns a Crime Into National News (and Debate) in Germany

2016-12-09 21:26, newyorktimes.com


Questions about how news outlets reported, or didn’t report, on a rape and murder suspect from Afghanistan underscored a rift over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy on newcomers.

Germany Cracks Down on Salafists to Shield Refugees

2016-11-19 14:56, newyorktimes.com


New vigilance was propelled in part by concern that followers of an ultraconservative branch of Islam are trying to recruit among the many Muslims who arrived a year ago.

Op-Ed Contributor: Oscar Wilde, a Refugee of His Time

2016-11-17 14:45, newyorktimes.com


Britain pardons men it once imprisoned for gay acts — and highlights the injustice of its detention policy for migrants today.

Hungary’s Lawmakers Reject Plan to Block Resettlement of Refugees

2016-11-08 14:01, newyorktimes.com


Prime Minister Viktor Orban had proposed a constitutional amendment to stop an E.U. program that would see the country accept migrants from the Middle East and Africa.

Saving Refugees on the Mediterranean: a Luxury Yacht With a New Purpose

2016-11-07 23:57, newyorktimes.com


Since it started its mission last May, the Astral has helped rescue about 15,000 refugees trying to reach Europe by boat, mostly from Libya.

More Than 200 Migrants Drown Off Libya Trying to Reach Europe

2016-11-03 15:38, newyorktimes.com


The Mediterranean crossing has been increasingly deadly this year, even as fewer asylum seekers try to make it to Europe.

Editorial: Clearing the Jungle in Calais

2016-10-27 11:52, newyorktimes.com


The encampment was a symbol of Europe’s continuing failure to solve the refugee crisis.

Nonfiction: Six Centuries of Madness: An Asylum’s History

2016-10-25 09:00, newyorktimes.com


“This Way Madness Lies,” Mike Jay’s history of the asylum Bedlam, tracks attitudes toward mental illness.

35 Turks With Diplomatic Passports Seek Asylum in Germany

2016-10-24 21:51, newyorktimes.com


The aftermath of a failed coup in Turkey has complicated relations with Germany, amid tensions over the flow of refugees from Syria.

Guiding Refugees in Europe on a Rocky Path to Assimilation

2016-10-18 15:23, newyorktimes.com


Private groups have sprung up to help newcomers find professional networks and improve their skills, but the adjustment has been harder than expected.

Ecuador Reaffirms Support for Julian Assange, but Is Accused of Thwarting Him

2016-10-18 13:45, newyorktimes.com


WikiLeaks, founded by Mr. Assange, said in a Twitter post that the embassy in London that has provided him political asylum had cut off his internet access.

Ecuador Says It Still Backs Assange, but WikiLeaks Says It Cut His Internet

2016-10-18 13:45, newyorktimes.com


The Ecuadorean government, which is providing Julian Assange political asylum at its embassy in London, refused even to acknowledge the charge.

Ecuador Says It Still Backs Julian Assange, but WikiLeaks Says It Cut His Internet

2016-10-18 13:45, newyorktimes.com


The State Department denied the accusation by WikiLeaks that it pressured Ecuador, which is providing Julian Assange political asylum at its embassy in London, to cut off web access.

Books of The Times: Review: In ‘More,’ Dispatches From Hell by a Human Trafficker

2016-10-17 21:06, newyorktimes.com


This novel by Hakan Gunday is a vivid tour of the nightmares endured by refugees headed to Europe, told by a young smuggler who learns to exploit them.

Joseph L. Birman, Physicist Who Aided Dissident Scientists, Dies at 89

2016-10-14 14:49, newyorktimes.com


Dr. Birman was instrumental in the creation of a program that helped refugee scientists restart their careers in the United States in the 1990s.

Joseph L. Birman, Physicist and Humanitarian, Dies at 89

2016-10-14 01:41, newyorktimes.com


Dr. Birman was instrumental in the creation of a program that helped refugee scientists restart their careers in the United States in the 1990s.

Terrorism Suspect’s Suicide in Germany Piles Pressure on Security Services

2016-10-13 12:02, newyorktimes.com


Calls grew for more coordination among the country’s patchwork of agencies after a Syrian refugee suspected of planning an attack killed himself in his jail cell.

Syrian Refugee in German Terror Case Kills Himself in Jail

2016-10-13 00:06, newyorktimes.com


Jaber al-Bakr, 22, took his own life in a jail cell in Leipzig, where he had been taken after being arrested on suspicion of planning an imminent attack.

Refugee’s Capture in Germany Is Said to Thwart Terrorist Attack

2016-10-11 09:57, newyorktimes.com


The head of the federal domestic intelligence service indicated that the likely target was a Berlin airport and that the suspect had ties to ISIS.

Syrian, Feared to Be Planning Bombing, Is Arrested in Germany

2016-10-10 13:21, newyorktimes.com


The capture ended a manhunt as fears rose of a threat posed by extremists who were among the refugees and migrants who arrived in the country last year.

Editorial: No Way to Treat Refugees

2016-10-10 07:21, newyorktimes.com


Hungary’s anti-immigrant sentiments are also a slap at European Union unity.

Syrian Feared to Be Planning Bombing Is Arrested in Germany

2016-10-10 07:17, newyorktimes.com


The capture ended an intense manhunt and renewed fears of the threat posed by extremists among the refugees and migrants who arrived in the country last year.

New Deal With E.U. to Send Back Wave of Afghan Refugees

2016-10-05 19:25, newyorktimes.com


Tens of thousands of Afghans could be deported by Europe in the deal, just as the Taliban war has intensified, killing and wounding more civilians than ever.

Europe Makes Deal to Return Refugees to Afghanistan, Where War Awaits Them

2016-10-05 19:25, newyorktimes.com


Tens of thousands of Afghans could be deported in the deal, just as the Taliban war has intensified, killing and wounding more civilians than ever.

Afghanistan Agrees to Take Back Refugees Europe Rejected

2016-10-05 13:02, newyorktimes.com


The announcement came as the Taliban’s onslaught continued in key areas of Kunduz for a third day, raising questions about urban centers’ security.

France to Raze Calais Refugee Camp

2016-09-30 14:11, newyorktimes.com


France plans to wipe out the refugee camp in Calais known as “the Jungle” by the end of the year. But aid organizations say the government is unprepared to relocate the thousands of migrants residing there.

Op-Docs: 4.1 Miles

2016-09-28 19:49, newyorktimes.com


A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea.

Op-Ed Contributor: Hungary’s Duty to Refugees

2016-09-28 13:23, newyorktimes.com


Nearly 60 years ago, Europe sheltered Hungarian patriots fleeing Soviet repression. That humanitarian impulse must be honored today.

Plan to Let Migrant Children Attend School Enrages Many Greeks

2016-09-25 22:29, newyorktimes.com


Citing health concerns and cultural differences, parents and officials in Greece want to keep refugee camp children out of local schools.

Greeks Appeal for Aid After Fire Damages Refugee Camp

2016-09-20 12:34, newyorktimes.com


The blaze, which started inside the main Moria camp of Lesbos, destroyed 50 homes and dozens of tents, driving about 4,400 migrants into nearby fields, aid workers said.

Berlin Elections Highlight Discontent With Merkel on Refugees

2016-09-19 10:17, newyorktimes.com


Voters ejected the German chancellor’s party from the city’s government, with the nationalist Alternative for Germany among those making gains.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Where Is Europe’s Moral Authority?

2016-09-15 11:33, newyorktimes.com


When Angela Merkel stands up to the populists who fought the Greek bailout and want to keep out refugees, she’s keeping the flame of principle alive.

Refugees Pour Out of Turkey Once More as Deal With Europe Falters

2016-09-14 10:00, newyorktimes.com


The number of refugees arriving in Greece nearly doubled last week, to more than 1,000. Many are realizing that an agreement to stanch the flow is not being enforced.

Camerawoman Who Tripped Refugees in Hungary Is Charged With ‘Breach of Peace’

2016-09-07 12:51, newyorktimes.com


Petra Laszlo was thought to have kicked a Syrian father who was holding his child, although prosecutors said her actions had not been motivated by bias or racism.

Camerawoman Who Kicked Refugees in Hungary Is Charged With ‘Breach of Peace’

2016-09-07 12:51, newyorktimes.com


Petra Laszlo was thought to have kicked a Syrian father who was holding his child, although prosecutors said her actions had not been motivated by bias or racism.

‘I’ve Become a Racist’: Migrant Wave Unleashes Danish Tensions Over Identity

2016-09-05 15:29, newyorktimes.com


The thousands of Muslim asylum seekers pouring into Denmark have spawned a backlash, and questions over whether the country has a latent racial hostility at its core.

Merkel Vows to Stay on Course Despite German Election Setback

2016-09-05 14:49, newyorktimes.com


The German leader’s party placed third in state elections, beaten on the right over her refugee policy and defeated on the left as well.

NICKELSDORF JOURNAL: An Art Exhibit Based on a Migrant Tragedy Stirs Unease in Austria

2016-09-05 00:49, newyorktimes.com


A video piece about the white truck in which 71 migrants suffocated last year has divided a border town with a long history of embracing refugees.

Merkel Feels Political Pressure in Germany as Europe Is in Flux

2016-09-02 09:00, newyorktimes.com


Her open door for refugees has led to a strong electoral challenge from the far right at home and is complicating her efforts to forge a response to Britain’s decision to leave the E.U.

Refugees Stuck in Limbo in Greece

2016-08-19 19:02, newyorktimes.com


As aid and attention dwindle, more than 57,000 refugees remain stuck in Greece. Their route through the Balkans into Europe was closed off in March, and thousands now wait for their asylum applications to be processed.

Far-Right Party Trades on Merkel’s Refugee Policies in Her Home State

2016-08-18 22:55, newyorktimes.com


Physical clashes involving young refugees have become a focal point in state elections, and a test of the chancellor’s push for integration.

Skala Sikaminias Journal: When Refugee Tide Receded, a Greek Island’s Anguish Was Laid Bare

2016-08-17 14:34, newyorktimes.com


Lesbos was ground zero for refugees flooding across the Aegean. A year later, the imprint of that experience still affects one village that tried to help.

Skala Sikaminias Journal:
Greek Villagers Rescued Migrants. Now They Are the Ones Suffering.

2016-08-17 14:34, newyorktimes.com


The island of Lesbos was ground zero for refugees flooding across the Aegean. A year later, the imprint of that experience still affects one village that tried to help.

Aid and Attention Dwindling, Migrant Crisis Intensifies in Greece

2016-08-13 11:49, newyorktimes.com


Tens of thousands of asylum seekers are languishing in camps, with more trickling in, and neither Western and Northern Europe nor Turkey are doing much to help.

Germany Proposes Tougher Measures to Combat Terrorism

2016-08-11 14:51, newyorktimes.com


The interior minister outlined a package of plans that included closer monitoring of refugees and making it a crime to express sympathy for terrorism.

Julian Assange to Be Questioned by Sweden, Ecuador Says

2016-08-11 08:09, newyorktimes.com


Wanted for questioning in response to rape allegations, the WikiLeaks founder was granted political asylum by Ecuador in 2012 and has been confined to its London embassy ever since.

Refugees in Calais ‘Jungle’ Record an Album

2016-08-10 09:20, newyorktimes.com


Professional musicians and talented amateurs at the migrant camp in France teamed up for a benefit world music project.

Musicians in a Refugee Camp in France Record ‘The Calais Sessions’

2016-08-10 09:20, newyorktimes.com


Professional musicians and talented amateurs at the migrant camp in France teamed up for a benefit world music project.

How a Chinese Man Hoping to Tour Europe Fell Into Germany’s Refugee System

2016-08-09 20:34, newyorktimes.com


The man, who apparently traveled to Europe alone speaking only Mandarin, was swept up into Germany’s vast processing system for two weeks.

A ‘Good Refugee,’ His Song Suffused With Sorrow, Hopes to Touch Germany’s Heart

2016-08-06 11:58, newyorktimes.com


In a nation torn between embracing and fearing the migrants who have arrived in the past year, Aeham Ahmad has set himself the task of putting a human face on his fellow arrivals.

Refugee? Jihadist? After Suicide Bombing, Germans Question Migrant Policy

2016-08-04 20:20, newyorktimes.com


Mohammad Daleel, a 27-year-old Syrian, wounded 15 people with a backpack bomb. Now Germans wonder if they really know who is crossing their borders.

Syrian Refugee Blows Himself Up at German Music Festival, Wounding 12

2016-07-25 03:40, newyorktimes.com


The authorities identified the man behind the blast as a 27-year-old who was denied asylum last year.

Syrian Refugee Arrested in Germany After Fatal Machete Attack

2016-07-24 18:22, newyorktimes.com


The 21-year-old man, whose identity was not released, added to a week of violence in the country.

After Attack on German Train, Fears Over Refugees, and From Them, Too

2016-07-20 15:58, newyorktimes.com


The ax and knife assault prompted worries about a fresh round of second-guessing over the effects of opening the door to so many immigrants.

In Istanbul, Optimism Fades to a Familiar Melancholy

2016-07-18 18:05, newyorktimes.com


The coup attempt showed Istanbul to be perhaps Turkey’s most important city, but it is enveloped by a deep unease about terrorism, refugees and gentrification.

A Ukrainian Kleptocrat Wants His Money and U.S. Asylum

2016-07-06 16:54, newyorktimes.com


Pavlo Lazarenko, felon and former prime minister of Ukraine, is battling the United States for $250 million held offshore and for political asylum.

From Refugee Chefs, a Taste of Home

2016-07-05 21:01, newyorktimes.com


Two French entrepreneurs are using food to try to change perceptions of immigrants.

Lives: Blaming Muslims, at First, in Norway

2016-06-24 11:00, newyorktimes.com


After a mass shooting, an Afghan refugee finally meets his neighbor.

Refugee Who Walked Through Channel Tunnel Pleads Guilty but Is Freed

2016-06-22 13:04, newyorktimes.com


Abdul Haroun, a Sudanese refugee, was sentenced to nine months in prison but allowed to walk free due to time he had already spent in prison.

Op-Ed Contributor: For Europe, Arab Lives Matter More Than Africans

2016-06-22 10:24, newyorktimes.com


The Continent has a two-tiered refugee policy and the results are deadly.

Sweden Toughens Rules for Refugees Seeking Asylum

2016-06-21 15:09, newyorktimes.com


Sweden was once one of the most welcoming countries for refugees. Now its officials say they fear becoming overwhelmed.

Op-Ed Contributor: The Local Costs of the E.U. Refugee Deal

2016-06-20 12:34, newyorktimes.com


Greek villagers welcomed the migrants — until Athens got involved.

Doctors Without Borders Says It Won’t Take E.U. Money for Refugees

2016-06-17 16:11, newyorktimes.com


One of Europe’s biggest charities said Friday it is turning its back on millions of dollars to protest the bloc’s “shameful deterrence policies” on migrants.

Vigilante Patrols in Parts of Europe Where Few Migrants Set Foot

2016-06-11 00:39, newyorktimes.com


In countries like Slovakia and Hungary, vigilante groups are portraying a menacing incursion of asylum seekers to build support for their xenophobic agendas.

Vigilantes Patrol Parts of Europe Where Few Migrants Set Foot

2016-06-11 00:39, newyorktimes.com


In countries like Slovakia and Hungary, vigilante groups are portraying a menacing incursion of asylum seekers to build support for their xenophobic agendas.

Fire at Refugee Shelter in Germany Followed a Dispute Over Ramadan, Police Say

2016-06-10 19:03, newyorktimes.com


The blaze on Tuesday in Düsseldorf broke out after a meal service was reduced in consideration for residents observing Ramadan, when many Muslims fast during the day.

Greece Secures Bailout Money With Airport Real Estate Deal

2016-06-08 00:38, newyorktimes.com


The privatization deal will fulfill a key condition for the money, but it will also displace 3,000 refugees living in a makeshift settlement.

Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Crete, Killing at Least 4

2016-06-03 12:16, newyorktimes.com


About 340 refugees were rescued and a search was underway after the vessel, which may have held 700 people, overturned en route to Italy from Egypt.

NATO Introduces Warsaw Summit

2016-05-31 20:40, newyorktimes.com


Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary general, said that troops needed to be placed in Poland to address growing international problems, citing Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine and the refugee crisis.

Three Shipwrecks and Over 700 Deaths as Migrant Crisis Flares on Mediterranean

2016-05-29 20:07, newyorktimes.com


Europe was again confronted with the horrors of its refugee crisis during a deadly three-day stretch on the sea, which is becoming a more popular migrant route.

Three Days, 700 Deaths on Mediterranean as Migrant Crisis Flares

2016-05-29 20:07, newyorktimes.com


Europe was again confronted with the horrors of its refugee crisis during a deadly three-day stretch on the sea, which is becoming a more popular migrant route.

At Venice Biennale, Germany Makes a Case for Welcoming Refugees

2016-05-26 14:06, newyorktimes.com


The country’s exhibition presents homeland as a fluid concept that must be established through policy, culture and architecture.

Hundreds Evicted from Greek Refugee Camp

2016-05-24 17:50, newyorktimes.com


Kiryn Lanning, protection coordinator for the International Rescue Committee, describes the scene as evictions begin at the makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece.

Greece Begins Moving Refugees Out of Idomeni Camp

2016-05-24 08:30, newyorktimes.com


About 8,000 migrants were living in squalid conditions in the encampment, hoping to be allowed to cross the border and head to Northern or Western Europe.

Op-Ed Contributor: Refugees Shouldn’t Be Bargaining Chips

2016-05-17 07:21, newyorktimes.com


The European Union paid off Turkey to take back desperate people. Now Kenya and other countries want their cut.

Syrian Refugee Family Suffers Blow to Hopes for Sick Boy

2016-05-10 19:13, newyorktimes.com


The Majids, who have been temporarily settled in Sweden, had hoped to find a match for a bone-marrow transplant for Nabih, 9, who is in a hospital in Turkey.

Turkish Border Guards Accused of Attacking Syrian Refugees

2016-05-10 14:37, newyorktimes.com


Human Rights Watch says the guards killed five refugees and wounded 14 others as they tried to cross the border. Turkey denied the accusation.

Pope Francis Speaks to European Leaders

2016-05-06 15:20, newyorktimes.com


Pope Francis, receiving a prize at the Vatican on Friday, called for a unified Europe to address the refugee crisis with compassion and love.

David Cameron Says Britain Will Accept More Syrian Children as Refugees

2016-05-04 19:26, newyorktimes.com


The prime minister acted after a campaign in the House of Lords, led by Alf Dubs, who fled Czechoslovakia in 1939 at 6 years old.

Britain Will Help Child Migrants

2016-05-04 19:07, newyorktimes.com


Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain told Parliament that he was working to help refugee children without encouraging more to make the dangerous journey to Europe.

German Anti-Immigrant Leader Fined Over Facebook Post

2016-05-03 18:20, newyorktimes.com


Lutz Bachmann, who helped found the Pegida movement in Dresden, was convicted over a post that called refugees “cattle” and “trash.”

Germany Cracks Down on Far Right With Arrests and Trial

2016-04-19 16:00, newyorktimes.com


A raid in Saxony led to the arrest of five people suspected of attacking refugee shelters, and the trial began of an anti-immigrant group leader.

Pope Francis Takes 12 Refugees Back to Vatican After Trip to Greece

2016-04-16 12:55, newyorktimes.com


The pontiff visited Lesbos, the heart of Europe’s migrant crisis, asking for deeper sympathy at a moment when attitudes are hardening.

At Refugee Camp in Greece, Pope Francis Urges Response to ‘Desperate Need’

2016-04-16 11:37, newyorktimes.com


The pontiff visited Lesbos, the heart of Europe’s migrant crisis, asking for deeper sympathy at a moment when attitudes are hardening.

Pope Francis Visits Lesbos, Heart of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

2016-04-16 07:18, newyorktimes.com


The pontiff, an outspoken advocate of the refugees, visited the Greek island as European attitudes toward them have hardened.

After Europe and Turkey Strike a Deal, Fears Grow That Migrants Will Turn to Italy

2016-04-14 19:59, newyorktimes.com


With an agreement reached to curb the flow of refugees into Greece, there is new focus on a dangerous sea route from Libya to Italy.

Greece Holds Activists as Migrants and Police Clash Anew at Macedonia Border

2016-04-13 13:12, newyorktimes.com


The second outbreak of skirmishes in three days came amid protests over border closings, which have left more than 12,000 stuck in a makeshift refugee camp.

Feature: The New Europeans

2016-04-06 11:00, newyorktimes.com


As refugees stream into Europe, and terror attacks spark security fears, one Bavarian village grapples with newcomers — and with the question of what it means to be German.

Greece Begins Sending Refugees Back as E.U. Deal Takes Effect

2016-04-04 12:07, newyorktimes.com


No Syrian refugees were present in the first group of migrants that arrived back in Turkey on Monday, Volkan Bozkir, the European affairs minister for Turkey, said.

For Migrants Into Europe, a Road Less Traveled

2016-04-02 21:49, newyorktimes.com


The flow of refugees and migrants on the Arctic route through Russia is tiny, compared with other routes. But it has added anxiety, not to mention intrigue, to a crisis that is tearing the European Union apart.

E.U. Suspects Russian Agenda in Migrants’ Shifting Arctic Route

2016-04-02 21:49, newyorktimes.com


The flow of refugees and migrants on the Arctic route through Russia is tiny, compared with other routes. But it has added anxiety, not to mention intrigue, to a crisis that is tearing the European Union apart.

Amid Clashes, Greece Presses On With Plan to Deport Migrants

2016-04-01 20:55, newyorktimes.com


Several refugees were hospitalized after hundreds broke out of a detention center to protest a European Union deal allowing Greece to send refugees back to Turkey.

Turkey Has Forcibly Returned Thousands of Refugees to Syria, Amnesty International Says

2016-04-01 20:03, newyorktimes.com


The report exposes the perils of a deal reached last month that allows Greece to send migrants back to Turkey, and reflects shifting attitudes toward refugees in the countries bordering Syria.

Op-Ed Contributor: To Unify Europe, Face the Mideast as One

2016-03-31 14:18, newyorktimes.com


Germany should take the lead in compromising over discipline, refugees and access to Russian gas.

Migrants in Greece, Ready to Go Anywhere in Europe, Scramble to Enter E.U. Relocation Program

2016-03-26 20:54, newyorktimes.com


Once Germany-bound, many refugees stranded in Greece are hoping the program will come through for them as European security tightens after the Brussels attacks.

World Briefing: Greece: Aid Groups Resist E.U. Migrant Deal With Turkey

2016-03-24 00:16, newyorktimes.com


More agencies helping refugees and migrants arriving in Greece said they were joining a boycott of detention centers.

Letter from Europe: A German Finds No Easy Answers as Refugee Influx Hits Home

2016-03-22 16:56, newyorktimes.com


A journalist’s conflicting emotions reflect the searing debate that has engulfed Germany since thousands of migrants arrived last summer.

Deal Appears to Curb Migrant Flow, but Greece Still Faces ‘Uphill Effort’

2016-03-22 00:06, newyorktimes.com


Some 48 hours after the European Union reached a refugee deal with Turkey, Greek officials confronted widespread confusion about how to handle refugees.

Angela Merkel’s Trust in Turkey and Greece on Migrants Comes With Risks

2016-03-20 22:09, newyorktimes.com


Critics of the German leader’s new deal say it may violate human rights standards, particularly as Turkey veers from democracy and Greece struggles to process refugees.

Angela Merkel Faces Criticism Over Agreement With Turkey

2016-03-20 22:09, newyorktimes.com


Rights groups say the accord compromises European values regarding refugees, and others question Turkey’s ability to hold up its side of the deal.

Europe Grapples With Plan to Return Refugees From Greece to Turkey

2016-03-17 20:54, newyorktimes.com


The Continent’s leaders had challenges reaching a consensus on the crisis as humanitarian groups have called the proposed policy a violation of international law.

3 Sentenced in Germany for Arson Attack Against Refugees

2016-03-17 18:52, newyorktimes.com


The judge in the case attributed the actions of the defendants to their radical right-wing, neo-Nazi beliefs.

A Journey Across Greece, a Bankrupt Land at Risk of Becoming a Refugee Prison

2016-03-17 09:00, newyorktimes.com


More than 44,000 people are already trapped in the country, a number ticking upward each day, as aid groups warn of a potential humanitarian crisis by summer.

A ‘High Degree of Miserable’ in a Refugee-Swollen Greece

2016-03-17 09:00, newyorktimes.com


More than 44,000 people are already trapped in the country, a number ticking upward each day, as aid groups warn of a potential humanitarian crisis by summer.

Editorial: Reconsider a Refugee Deal With Turkey

2016-03-16 13:03, newyorktimes.com


Any agreement between Europe and President Erdogan must respect international law and the values of the E.U.

Macedonia Sends 1,500 Migrants Back to Greece

2016-03-15 17:14, newyorktimes.com


The Balkan nation turned back hundreds of people who had crossed a fast-moving river at the border in an attempt to move northward in pursuit of asylum.

Migrants Who Forded River to Reach Macedonia Are Returned to Greece

2016-03-15 17:14, newyorktimes.com


The Balkan nation turned back hundreds of people who had crossed a fast-moving river at the border in an attempt to move northward in pursuit of asylum.

News Analysis: German State Elections Point to Vulnerability for Angela Merkel

2016-03-14 21:42, newyorktimes.com


In giving a far-right party up to a quarter of the vote, Germans let their chancellor know they are not happy with how the refugee crisis is being handled.

Syrian Asylum Seeker Linked to Mass Execution Is Arrested in Sweden

2016-03-14 18:40, newyorktimes.com


A man who sought asylum in Sweden is believed to be among a group of Syrian rebels who were recorded executing seven soldiers in 2012.

Op-Ed Contributor: Stop Your Backsliding, Europe

2016-03-14 12:00, newyorktimes.com


Humanitarian commitments made to refugees must not be abandoned now.

Setback for Merkel as Far-Right Party Makes Gains in Germany

2016-03-14 00:22, newyorktimes.com


As three states voted, the ascendance of the Alternative for Germany pointed to the strains from the chancellor’s policy of accepting refugees.

Setback for Angela Merkel as Far Right Makes Gains in Germany

2016-03-14 00:22, newyorktimes.com


As three states voted, the ascendance of the Alternative for Germany pointed to strains from the chancellor’s policy of accepting refugees.

Anti-Immigrant Party Makes Gains in German Elections, Exit Polls Suggest

2016-03-13 19:01, newyorktimes.com


As three states voted, the ascendance of a far-right party pointed to the strains from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of accepting refugees.

Migration Hangs Over German Elections

2016-03-13 11:36, newyorktimes.com


As three states vote, the ascendance of a far-right party points to the strains from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of accepting refugees.

E.U. Woos Turkey for Refugee Help, Ignoring Rights Crackdown

2016-03-08 17:38, newyorktimes.com


To win help with the migrant crisis, Europe seems prepared to overlook what critics say is Recep Tayyip Erdogan march toward authoritarianism.

European Union Plan to Slow Flow of Refugees Stalls as Turkey Makes Demands

2016-03-07 19:13, newyorktimes.com


Turkish leaders asked for more money to deal with the millions of Syrian refugees and sought progress on their effort to join the European Union.

Turkey Places Conditions on E.U. for Migrant Help

2016-03-07 19:13, newyorktimes.com


Turkish leaders asked for more money to deal with the millions of Syrian refugees and sought progress on their effort to join the European Union.

Plan to Slow Flow of Refugees to Europe Stalls After Turkey Makes Demands

2016-03-07 18:38, newyorktimes.com


Turkish leaders asked for more money to deal with the millions of Syrian refugees and sought progress on their effort to join the European Union.

For Greece, Migrant Crisis Alters E.U. Alliances

2016-03-04 23:01, newyorktimes.com


Eight months after Greece agreed to austerity measures as part of a bailout, it has largely been left to fend for itself on asylum seekers.

Migrant Crisis Alters E.U. Calculations for Greece as Its Debt Struggle Continues

2016-03-04 23:01, newyorktimes.com


Eight months after Greece agreed to more austerity measures as part of a bailout, it has largely been left to fend for itself on asylum seekers.

E.U. Presses for Accord With Turkey to Ease Flow of Migrants

2016-03-04 21:14, newyorktimes.com


An emerging deal would resettle many Syrian refugees living in Turkey if the country reduces the number of people who leave, giving some officials hope of progress.

European Union Plans Emergency Aid to Help Trapped Refugees

2016-03-02 12:48, newyorktimes.com


The $760 million plan would be the first emergency humanitarian program to alleviate suffering inside the 28-country bloc’s borders.

Greece Further Strained as Refugees Try to Enter From Macedonia

2016-02-29 21:22, newyorktimes.com


Less than a week after a meeting to discuss stemming the flow of people toward Germany, thousands were stuck in Greece after the Macedonian authorities sealed the border.

Refugees Try to Breach Greece’s Border With Macedonia

2016-02-29 13:37, newyorktimes.com


Migrants hit a razor-wire fence separating the two countries with a battering ram after the Macedonian authorities sealed the frontier.

Riots Break Out Along Greece’s Border With Macedonia

2016-02-29 11:38, newyorktimes.com


Refugees hit a razor-wire fence separating the two countries with a battering ram after the Macedonian authorities sealed the frontier.

Trial of 3 Friends Accused of Firebombing Refugees Exposes Far-Right Grip in Germany

2016-02-26 14:59, newyorktimes.com


As Germany struggles to absorb more than one million refugees, attacks against them present an increasingly pressing challenge for the authorities.

Trial in Firebombing of Refugees Exposes Far-Right Grip in Germany

2016-02-26 14:59, newyorktimes.com


As Germany struggles to absorb more than one million refugees, attacks against them present an increasingly pressing challenge for the authorities.

With No Unified Refugee Strategy, Europeans Fall Back on Old Alliances

2016-02-26 01:28, newyorktimes.com


Without an effective Europe-wide policy response, and facing growing public anger in many countries, Europe’s national leaders have splintered, searching for allies.

Austria and 9 Balkan States Agree on Steps to Address Refugee Crisis

2016-02-24 16:48, newyorktimes.com


The moves, by their foreign and interior ministers, came as Europe prepares for another surge in people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and beyond.

Clashes Erupt in Greece as Macedonia Bars Afghan Asylum Seekers

2016-02-24 01:20, newyorktimes.com


The Greek riot police forcibly removed protesters from train tracks at a border camp after Macedonia blocked Afghans from seeking political asylum.

Policy Shifts on Refugees Lead to Clashes Between Migrants and Police

2016-02-24 01:20, newyorktimes.com


The Greek riot police forcibly removed protesters from train tracks at a border camp after Macedonia blocked Afghans from seeking political asylum.

Macedonia Bars Afghan Asylum Seekers, Stoking Violent Clashes

2016-02-23 16:08, newyorktimes.com


Greek riot police forcibly removed protesters from train tracks at a border camp after Macedonia blocked Afghans from seeking political asylum.

Refugee Influx in Germany Sets Off a Brooding Cultural Debate

2016-02-21 23:04, newyorktimes.com


From the Berlin film festival to theater stages to journals, cultural commentators are debating the nation’s identity as the country struggles with a migrant crisis.

World Briefing: Austria: Limits on Migrants Imposed

2016-02-18 03:08, newyorktimes.com


The Interior Ministry said Wednesday that it would allow no more than 80 migrants a day to apply for asylum at southern border crossing points.

Op-Ed Columnist: Will Merkel Pay for Doing the Right Thing?

2016-02-14 22:00, newyorktimes.com


The German chancellor needs to set limits on the number of refugees, but she also needs help from her Western allies.

Constant Tide of Migrants at Sea, and at Turkish Cemetery

2016-02-13 10:58, newyorktimes.com


Increased patrols and cold weather have done little to dissuade refugees fleeing war, and those who drown and are unclaimed are each given numbers and buried.

Berlin Journal: Tempelhof Airport, Once a Lifeline for Berliners, Reprises Role for Refugees

2016-02-10 14:30, newyorktimes.com


Americans used the airport to run the airlift that saved West Berlin from a Soviet blockade. It is now becoming Germany’s largest refugee center.

Tampere Journal: A Three-Ring Circus in Finland: Soldiers, ‘Loldiers’ and Asylum Seekers

2016-02-09 14:30, newyorktimes.com


About 1,200 refugees so far have relocated to Finland’s third-largest city, prompting a rise in nationalists, and in champions of multiculturalism.

Terrorism Suspects Are Posing as Refugees, Germany Says

2016-02-05 20:02, newyorktimes.com


An Algerian couple detained on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in Germany had applied for asylum as Syrian refugees, the police said.

ISIS Using Migrant Crisis to Smuggle In Terrorists, Germany Says

2016-02-05 13:18, newyorktimes.com


An Algerian man who was detained on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack entered the country was staying at a shelter for asylum applicants, the domestic intelligence chief said.

Syria Aid Pledges From Rich Countries Reach $10 Billion

2016-02-04 19:46, newyorktimes.com


Britain, Germany and the United States, among other countries, made new pledges to help refugees and others affected by the civil war.

Rich Countries Commit Billions to New Aid for Syrians

2016-02-04 16:04, newyorktimes.com


Britain, Germany and the United States, among other countries, made new pledges to help refugees and others affected by the civil war.

Germany Arrests Algerian Suspected of Planning Terrorist Attack

2016-02-04 11:31, newyorktimes.com


The Berlin police said the man, 35, was detained at a refugee shelter after hundreds of officers carried out raids across three states.

Op-Ed Columnist: Europe"s Huddled Masses

2016-02-04 11:26, newyorktimes.com


A digital migration of epic proportions is underway. But America is nowhere to be seen on the refugee crisis.

German Cabinet Approves Measures Tightening Asylum Rules

2016-02-03 17:44, newyorktimes.com


The measures, expected to be passed by Parliament, included a two-year ban on family reunifications and the exclusion of three North African countries from the asylum list.

Op-Ed Contributor: The West Must Stop Giving Turkey a Free Pass

2016-02-02 16:16, newyorktimes.com


The United States and the European Union have deemed refugees and Syria more important than Turkish democracy. That’s a mistake.

Op-Ed Contributor: Ending the Refugee Deadlock

2016-01-29 12:41, newyorktimes.com


A so-called matching system would avoid forcing E.U. members to accept large numbers against their will.

24 Iraqi Kurdish Refugees Drown Off Greek Island

2016-01-28 14:40, newyorktimes.com


More than 3,700 migrants died while trying to enter Europe via the Mediterranean last year, and the latest accident was a reminder that the flow has not stopped.

24 Die After Iraqi Kurdish Refugees’ Boat Sinks Off Greek Island

2016-01-28 14:40, newyorktimes.com


More than 3,700 migrants died while trying to enter Europe via the Mediterranean last year, and the latest accident was a reminder that the flow has not stopped.

Ai Weiwei Says He’s Closing Danish Exhibition in Protest of Refugee Law

2016-01-27 13:33, newyorktimes.com


The Faurschou Foundation, a contemporary art gallery in Copenhagen, confirmed on Facebook and Instagram that Mr. Ai’s “Ruptures” would end ahead of schedule.

Op-Ed Columnist: Friends and Refugees in Need

2016-01-27 08:21, newyorktimes.com


A tidal wave of people threatens to overwhelm our top ally, the E.U.

Dozens of Migrants Drown as European Refugee Crisis Continues

2016-01-22 19:02, newyorktimes.com


Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France warned that the huge numbers of migrants still entering the Continent could destabilize European societies.

Dozens of Migrants Drown as Refugee Crisis Continues to Flummox Europe

2016-01-22 15:02, newyorktimes.com


Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France warned that the Continent could not accommodate the huge numbers of migrants and that they could destabilize European societies.

Stance on Migrants Leaves Merkel Isolated at Home and in Europe

2016-01-22 08:00, newyorktimes.com


Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is under increasing pressure to change course on her refugee policy as more allies at home and abroad abandon her on the issue.

World Briefing - Europe: Austria: Limit Set for Refugees

2016-01-21 02:45, newyorktimes.com


Austria said Wednesday that it had put a cap on the number of refugees it wanted to accept — 37,500 this year and a total of 127,500 through 2019.

Open Source: Guide for Refugees in Germany Mocked as How Not to Instruct Foreigners

2016-01-20 18:41, newyorktimes.com


Trying to help integrate hundreds of thousands of newcomers into German society, the state broadcaster turned to cartoons, with bizarre results.

Rivesaltes Journal: Memorial for France’s ‘Undesirables’ Echoes Debate Over Migrants

2016-01-20 14:30, newyorktimes.com


The ruins of an internment camp at Rivesaltes, where for decades waves of refugees and others persecuted in wars were once held, have been turned into a memorial.

Davos Special Report: Global Tensions Threaten to Upstage World Economic Forum in Davos

2016-01-18 18:47, newyorktimes.com


Geopolitical strains, plus fears about terrorism, the refugee crisis and a slowdown in China, form a troubling backdrop to the powerfest in Davos, Switzerland.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Can Germany Be Honest About Its Refugee Problems?

2016-01-15 15:08, newyorktimes.com


It’s not enough to be welcoming. The country must grapple with the challenges of integrating a million immigrants.

Danes Debate How to Handle Migrants

2016-01-13 23:12, newyorktimes.com


Politicians in Denmark reacted to a bill that would require refugees to help finance their stay. The proposal is the latest of several recent migrant-deterring measures taken by the country.

Istanbul Bomber Entered as a Refugee, Turks Say

2016-01-13 21:42, newyorktimes.com


The suicide bomber, who died in the attack on Tuesday, was identified as an Islamic State operative who entered Turkey from Syria on Jan. 5.

Denmark Moves to Require Refugees to Hand Over Valuables

2016-01-13 17:41, newyorktimes.com


Under a proposed law, asylum seekers who arrive with more than about $1,450 in cash would have to give up belongings like gold and jewelry to finance their stay.

Denmark Moves to Make Refugees Hand Over Valuables

2016-01-13 17:41, newyorktimes.com


Under a proposed law, asylum seekers who arrive with more than about $1,450 in cash would have to give up belongings like gold and jewelry to finance their stay.

World Briefing: Slovakia: Pessimism Over Migrants

2016-01-08 02:51, newyorktimes.com


Prime Minister Robert Fico said that his government would not allow Muslims to create “a compact community” and that integrating refugees was impossible.

On Perilous Migrant Trail, Women Often Become Prey to Sexual Abuse

2016-01-02 18:42, newyorktimes.com


Along with all the perils refugees face, women have added accounts of being assaulted, traumas that do not end with their arrival in Europe.

Open Source: Merkel Urges Germans to See Migrants as ‘an Opportunity,’ Not a Threat

2015-12-31 21:54, newyorktimes.com


Chancellor Angela Merkel dedicated a New Year’s Eve address to what she said her nation could gain from the refugee crisis.

Syrian Journalist Who Documented ISIS Atrocities Is Killed in Turkey

2015-12-28 16:48, newyorktimes.com


The death of the journalist, Naji Jerf, on Sunday, came a day before he and his family were to fly to France, where they were seeking asylum.

Iraqis’ Arrest in Finland Highlights Difficulties in Prosecuting Distant Crimes

2015-12-24 20:16, newyorktimes.com


Two refugees have been held in connection with an ISIS massacre near Tikrit, based on a video, but even with such evidence, it’s a challenge to hold suspects accountable for atrocities.

Open Source: Father of Drowned Syrian Boy to Deliver Christmas Message to Britons

2015-12-23 17:11, newyorktimes.com


Britain’s Channel 4 will broadcast a recorded message from Abdullah Kurdi, the Syrian refugee whose young son drowned off Turkey in September, on Christmas Day.

Bulgarian Border Police Accused of Abusing Refugees

2015-12-23 10:00, newyorktimes.com


Interviews with aid workers and dozens of refugees revealed a widespread fear of the authorities. But it is not known how common abuse is.

Turkey Moves to Clamp Down on Border, Long a Revolving Door

2015-12-23 03:46, newyorktimes.com


Under growing pressure from Europe and the United States, the country has worked to cut off flows of refugees and foreign fighters.

How a Record Number of Migrants Made Their Way to Europe

2015-12-22 11:07, newyorktimes.com


More than a million asylum seekers reached Europe in 2015, taxing the Continent’s resources, prompting a backlash and exposing rifts in the European Union.

U.N. Says 60 Million People Have Been Forced to Flee War

2015-12-18 19:14, newyorktimes.com


The United Nations also warned that violence around the globe is likely to push a record number of asylum seekers even higher in the coming year.

Link to Paris Attack Roils Debate Over Migrants in Hungary

2015-12-17 15:09, newyorktimes.com


The government has seized on a terror suspect’s trips to Budapest’s Keleti train station to claim that refugees were recruited as terrorists, an allegation other European officials dismiss.

In 2015, European Union Faced Threats From Outside and Within

2015-12-16 21:26, newyorktimes.com


Chief issues for Europe include terrorist attacks, refugees, the weakened euro, the belligerence of Russia and the doubts about the union expressed by Britain.

In 2015, E.U. Faced Threats From Outside and Within

2015-12-16 21:26, newyorktimes.com


Chief issues for Europe include terrorist attacks, refugees, the weakened euro, the belligerence of Russia and the doubts about the union expressed by Britain.

Feature: Has Europe Reached the Breaking Point?

2015-12-15 12:00, newyorktimes.com


A refugee crisis, a Greek debt showdown, Russian aggression and terrorism in the streets. How 2015 has threatened to undo the European Union.

Merkel Defies Conservative Critics of Her Refugee Policy

2015-12-14 18:51, newyorktimes.com


In a speech, she promised the number of refugees would drop, but also spoke against those who “try to whip up sentiment against strangers.”

Inquiry Into Paris Terror Attacks Widens to Eastern Europe

2015-12-04 21:29, newyorktimes.com


The disclosure of a Hungarian connection to the attacks has raised the question of whether jihadist militants have joined a flow of asylum seekers.

Pakistan Sends 30 Migrants Back to Europe

2015-12-03 16:35, newyorktimes.com


The asylum seekers were not allowed to disembark from a chartered plane at an Islamabad airport, officials said, reflecting growing frustration with European countries.

At No-Frills Premiere of Pope Francis Film, the Needy Are Honored Guests

2015-12-02 21:22, newyorktimes.com


The Vatican set aside many tickets for a showing of “Call Me Francis,” a biopic, for refugees, homeless and elderly people, and those who care for them.

Letter From Europe: Discontent Over Migrants Takes a Toll on East German City

2015-12-01 17:05, newyorktimes.com


The arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees in Germany has revived weekly rallies in Dresden against Muslims and the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel.

E.U. Offers Turkey 3 Billion Euros to Stem Migrant Flow

2015-11-29 17:29, newyorktimes.com


European Union leaders met with Turkey’s prime minister on Sunday, promising aid and other inducements in exchange for Turkish action to clamp down on asylum seekers.

News Analysis: Merkel, While Refusing to Halt Migrant Influx, Works to Limit It

2015-11-28 23:33, newyorktimes.com


Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has rejected all requests to limit the influx of newcomers, maintains that it would be a “gigantic mistake” if Germans did not welcome refugees.

Op-Ed Columnist: Europe the Unready

2015-11-27 08:21, newyorktimes.com


The hope for a growing European unity has suffered setbacks amid terrorism, the refugee crisis and financial challenges.

Berlin Journal: Migrants Arriving in Germany Face a Chaotic Reception in Berlin

2015-11-26 14:30, newyorktimes.com


A new asylum processing center is mired in long delays with people huddling in the cold for days awaiting their turn as the city government, hobbled by cuts, struggles to cope.

Regulating Flow of Refugees Gains Urgency in Greece and Rest of Europe

2015-11-25 16:24, newyorktimes.com


Efforts to create centers to better process migrants heading to Europe have come into the spotlight after the terrorist attacks in Paris this month.

Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia Start Screening Refugees by Nationality

2015-11-19 11:14, newyorktimes.com


The three Balkan countries have begun automatically turning back migrants who are not from Afghanistan, Iraq or Syria, according to the United Nations.

Refugees Across Europe Fear Repercussions From Paris Attacks

2015-11-18 14:36, newyorktimes.com


After fleeing their homeland to escape war and Islamist extremism, many now find that their long trek to the Continent may offer no guarantee of protection.

Nordic Countries, Overwhelmed by Migrants, Retreat From Generous Traditions

2015-11-16 03:11, newyorktimes.com


The abrupt change in the Nordic nations is one of the most striking consequences of the surge of asylum seekers in Europe this year.

Fear Rising Among Refugees in Paris

2015-11-15 20:59, newyorktimes.com


Refugees in central Paris have heightened fears about their security and their future in France following Friday"s attacks.

Republican Candidates Urge Aggressive Response After Paris Attacks

2015-11-14 20:58, newyorktimes.com


The G.O.P. hopefuls said American ground troops would be needed to fight the Islamic State and urged President Obama to halt plans to accept more Syrian refugees.

Europe Nears Accord With Turkey to Stem Tide of Refugees

2015-11-12 19:52, newyorktimes.com


Europe offered Turkey $3.2 billion dollars to cope with two million Syrian refugees there so they stay out and invited Turkey to discussions that could aid its efforts to join the European Union.

Sweden Defends Reintroducing Temporary Border Controls Amid Refugee Crisis

2015-11-12 15:31, newyorktimes.com


The move came as European Union leaders signed an aid agreement with African nations intended to stem the influx of migrants.

Sweden Defends Reintroducing Border Controls Amid Refugee Crisis

2015-11-12 11:03, newyorktimes.com


The move came as European Union leaders signed an aid agreement with African nations intended to stem the influx of migrants.

European and African Leaders Near Deal on Returning Migrants

2015-11-11 20:30, newyorktimes.com


The draft deal being hashed out at a summit meeting in Malta was partly aimed at sending more African migrants who do not qualify for asylum back to their homelands.

Europe Banks on Incentives and Persuasion to Keep Migrants Home

2015-11-11 13:39, newyorktimes.com


African and European leaders meeting in Malta this week are expected to adopt a package of support for countries that take back failed asylum seekers.

Fire at Christmas Island Detention Center Follows Refugee’s Death

2015-11-09 04:55, newyorktimes.com


Parts of an Australian-run detention center were on fire early Monday amid anger over the weekend death of a Kurdish Iranian refugee.

Blaze at Detention Center Follows Refugee’s Death

2015-11-09 04:34, newyorktimes.com


Parts of an Australian-run detention center on Christmas Island were on fire early Monday amid anger over the weekend death of a Kurdish Iranian refugee.

Germany Considers Tightening the Rules for Syrian Refugees

2015-11-06 20:57, newyorktimes.com


The announcement followed weeks of mounting doubt about whether Germany has the capacity to handle almost 800,000 refugees who have arrived this year.

Croatia, Preparing to Vote, Takes Stock of Response to Migrant Crisis

2015-11-06 13:09, newyorktimes.com


The country has become a fulcrum of the refugees’ path toward Western and Northern Europe, shifting the course as conditions change and borders tighten or close.

As Refugees Flee, Thousands of Children Have No Country to Call Their Own

2015-11-05 23:16, newyorktimes.com


A United Nations report estimates that 70,000 stateless children are born annually, in regions as disparate as Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and even the heart of Europe.

Germany 101: Refugees Get Guidebook to Their New Home

2015-11-05 19:52, newyorktimes.com


With some 758,400 newly arrived asylum seekers, Germany faces the daunting task of trying to integrate people from vastly different cultures.

A Wintry Sea Seems a Safer Bet Than Life at Home for Refugees

2015-11-04 14:18, newyorktimes.com


Even as winter nears, people were pouring out of Turkey from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations, driven by fear that the path to Europe will snap shut.

Rough Seas and Falling Temperatures Fail to Stop Flow of Refugees

2015-11-04 14:18, newyorktimes.com


Even as winter nears, people were pouring out of Turkey from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations, driven by fear that the path to Europe will snap shut.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Let Refugees Settle Italy’s Empty Spaces

2015-11-04 08:21, newyorktimes.com


Italy’s population is declining. Refugee flows are increasing. Problem solved?

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Is Eastern Europe Really More Racist Than the West?

2015-11-03 15:31, newyorktimes.com


For Western European countries to condemn Eastern ones like Hungary for intolerance of refugees is rank hypocrisy.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Who Invented Fortress Europe?

2015-11-03 15:31, newyorktimes.com


For Western European countries to condemn Eastern ones like Hungary for intolerance of refugees is rank hypocrisy.

World Briefing: Migrant Crossings of Mediterranean in October Surpass Total for All of 2014

2015-11-03 01:05, newyorktimes.com


More than 218,000 made the sea journey to Europe last month, the United Nations agency for refugees said, compared with about 216,000 all last year.

German Village of 102 Braces for 750 Asylum Seekers

2015-10-31 11:54, newyorktimes.com


Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany, and at least one neo-Nazi welcomes the news, if not the refugees.

Migrants Taking Arctic Path to Norway Are Stranded in Russia

2015-10-30 19:53, newyorktimes.com


More than 500 refugees were blocked after taking an unlikely route toward Europe, hoping to bypass unfriendly border guards, barbed-wire fences and cluttered camps.

Memorial to Gypsy Victims of Holocaust Is Desecrated in Berlin

2015-10-29 17:49, newyorktimes.com


The vandalism came against a backdrop of concern in Germany about right-wing violence against ethnic minorities, as refugees pour into the country.

Man Held in Berlin After Body, Believed to Be of Missing 4-Year-Old, Is Found in Car

2015-10-29 14:29, newyorktimes.com


The police said the suspect was being questioned in connection to the disappearance of a young asylum seeker who was separated from relatives outside the city’s main refugee registration center.

Man Held in Berlin After Body of Refugee, 4, Is Found in Car, Police Say

2015-10-29 13:41, newyorktimes.com


The police said the suspect was being questioned in connection to the disappearance of the boy, who was separated from relatives outside the city’s main refugee registration center.

German Charged in Attack on Mayoral Candidate Over Refugee Work

2015-10-28 12:12, newyorktimes.com


The man faces charges of attempted murder and dangerous bodily harm for the Oct. 17 stabbing, which severely injured Henriette Reker and wounded four others.

Migrants Gather in Slovenia

2015-10-27 15:04, newyorktimes.com


Groups of refugees and migrants waited in a Slovenian border town, a stopping point for most on their journey to northern Europe.

Merkel and East European Leaders Discuss Migrant Crisis in Brussels

2015-10-25 19:10, newyorktimes.com


The gathering was the fifth consecutive meeting of leaders focused on so far fruitless efforts to deal with Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since the end of World War II.

European Leaders Look Again for a Unified Response to Migrant Crisis

2015-10-25 19:10, newyorktimes.com


The gathering was the fifth consecutive meeting of leaders focused on so far fruitless efforts to deal with Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since the end of World War II.

Syrian Refugee’s Video of Danish Prison

2015-10-22 20:04, newyorktimes.com


Ahmad Majid, a Syrian refugee seeking safety in Europe, shot this cellphone video of the prison cell in which he and his family were held by the police in Denmark.

13 in Custody in Germany in Possible Plot to Attack Refugees

2015-10-22 18:48, newyorktimes.com


Word of the detentions came as German authorities warned against a rise in attacks on shelters for some of the thousands of refugees who have been entering the country.

3 Thought to Be Right-Wing Extremists Are Arrested in Germany

2015-10-22 11:52, newyorktimes.com


Word of the detentions came as German authorities warned against a rise in attacks on shelters for some of the thousands of refugees who have been entering the country.

Stranded in Cold Rain, a Logjam of Migrants in the Balkans

2015-10-20 01:07, newyorktimes.com


The fears of public officials and humanitarian groups were realized on Monday, when thousands of asylum seekers backed up at border crossings.

Merkel Links Turkey’s E.U. Hopes to Stemming Flow of Refugees

2015-10-18 18:07, newyorktimes.com


The German chancellor said she would support accelerating the process of admitting Turkey to the European Union if the country cooperated in dealing with the influx of migrants into Europe.

Hungary Closes Border, Changing Refugees’ Path

2015-10-17 20:18, newyorktimes.com


Hundreds of refugees, mostly from Syria, were diverted to Slovenia instead of through Hungary, which closed its border, once a main transit route.

Migrants Diverted to Slovenia After Hungary Closes Border

2015-10-17 20:18, newyorktimes.com


Hundreds of refugees, mostly from Syria, were diverted to Slovenia instead of through Hungary, which closed its border, once a main transit route.

Pressure Grows on Merkel as Strain From Refugees Increases

2015-10-16 22:32, newyorktimes.com


Inside Germany and in Europe at large, some leaders and the general public worry that the Continent is reaching its limits with the migrant crisis.

Hungary to Close Its Border With Croatia in Migrant Crackdown

2015-10-16 14:50, newyorktimes.com


The Hungarian foreign minister said his country was taking the action because the European Union had yet to come up with a comprehensive plan to deal with the flow of refugees.

Europe’s Refugee Crisis: What Readers Want to Know

2015-10-15 13:31, newyorktimes.com


Readers inquire about the women who remain at home in places like Syria, and wonder if the wave of migration will truly bolster the European economy.

Op-Ed Contributor: Europe’s threat from within

2015-10-14 12:20, newyorktimes.com


The refugee crisis might be an external challenge, but what really worries Brussels is the growing strength of the Continent’s regional separatists.

Op-Ed Contributor: Europe’s Threat From Within

2015-10-14 12:20, newyorktimes.com


The refugee crisis might be an external challenge, but what really worries Brussels is the growing strength of the Continent’s regional separatists.

Far-Right Party Gains, but Falls Short in Vienna Election Seen as Refugee Test

2015-10-11 23:30, newyorktimes.com


The Social Democrats viewed the result as a triumph for their policy of acceptance, though the Freedom Party garnered 31 percent of the vote.

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: How Is Asylum Granted?

2015-10-10 14:32, newyorktimes.com


New York Times correspondents and editors answer readers questions about the European migrant crisis. Submit your questions.

Italy Sends Eritreans to Sweden as E.U. Migrant Relocations Begin

2015-10-09 20:49, newyorktimes.com


The program is meant to move 160,000 asylum seekers now sheltering in Greece and Italy to other European countries over the next two years.

Bypassing the Risky Sea, Refugees Reach Europe Through the Arctic

2015-10-09 09:00, newyorktimes.com


Refugees have started to travel to Norway through Russia, making a remote border an increasingly popular door to Europe for people fleeing war and persecution, or simply looking for a better life.

News Analysis: An Opportune Moment for Russia’s Foray Into Syria

2015-10-09 01:08, newyorktimes.com


Analysts and Western officials say there are several reasons for President Vladimir V. Putin to move into Syria now, including the Damascus regime’s dwindling power and blocking Western intervention spurred by the refugee crisis.

Op-Ed Columnist: A Refugee Lesson for Europe

2015-10-08 10:11, newyorktimes.com


Milan"s Holocaust memorial houses refugees, turning its back on the indifference that kills.

Op-Ed Columnist: Indifference Kills

2015-10-08 10:11, newyorktimes.com


Milan"s Holocaust memorial houses refugees, turning its back on the indifference that kills.

Q&A: The Refugee Crisis: What It Means for Europe

2015-10-07 15:00, newyorktimes.com


New York Times correspondents covering the migrant crisis in Europe answer readers’ questions about those seeking asylum and how different countries are receiving refugees.

Letter From Europe: A Refugee Crisis That Could Draw the U.S. and Europe Closer

2015-10-06 18:57, newyorktimes.com


The challenge of handling the influx of those fleeing the Taliban in Syria and Afghanistan may prod Western governments to learn from their past mistakes.

World Briefing: Greece: A Record Number of Migrants Come Ashore

2015-10-03 00:28, newyorktimes.com


Nearly 400,000 refugees and migrants have arrived in Greece by crossing the Mediterranean Sea this year.

Open Source: Young Refugee Who Fled Syria in Wheelchair Thanks ‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars Who Reunited for Her

2015-10-02 00:09, newyorktimes.com


Noujain Mustaffa, a disabled 16-year-old migrant, inspired a soap opera plot twist this week.

Letter From Europe: Syrian Refugee Crisis Tests British Compassion

2015-10-01 14:35, newyorktimes.com


As migrants press for sanctuary in the European Union, Britons may pull further away and vote to leave the bloc in a referendum to be held by 2017.

Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey Can"t Be Europe"s Gatekeeper

2015-10-01 12:08, newyorktimes.com


Keeping Syrian refugees bottled up in Turkey is not the solution for the E.U."s failure to address the crisis.

Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey Can’t Be Europe’s Gatekeeper

2015-10-01 12:08, newyorktimes.com


Keeping Syrian refugees bottled up in Turkey is not the solution for the E.U."s failure to address the crisis.

Refugee Crisis in Europe Prompts Western Engagement in Syria

2015-09-30 17:47, newyorktimes.com


The rush of refugees into Europe has stirred new urgency among Western leaders to address the war in Syria and push harder for an end to it.

Defining Refugees Versus Migrants in Germany

2015-09-29 15:39, newyorktimes.com


A New York Times correspondent answers readers’ questions on how the German government determines who can stay and who should go.

Memo From Vienna: Rise of Austrian Right Lengthens Shadow of Nazi Era

2015-09-29 15:01, newyorktimes.com


Amid Europe’s refugee crisis, the far-right Freedom Party has made election gains with its anti-Islam message.