Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
The victims were on two boats attempting to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece. Top officials from Denmark, Sweden and Germany will hold talks in Brussels.
Most of the people came via Greece, which took in more than 820,000 people this year. Half of them were Syrians.
An updated ACAPS report shows that Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia are receiving more than 6,000 new people every day. “Access to healthcare and psycho-social support” should be a priority.
In all, more than 650,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe this year and at least 3,135 have died en route, according to UNHCR.
There can come a point when levels of indebtedness are so high that efforts to pay in full will be counter-productive.
Syriza voted back into power with 35% of votes. It has been the fifth national election in only six years.
The refugee crisis, the hardships in Greece, the threat of Islamic terrorism, violence in Ukraine, the global financial crisis… Vote.
Thousands of people wait in the border between Greece and Macedonia. Families of refugees arriving from Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan board trains bringing them to Serbia. They hope to find a final destination in Germany or Sweden.
France and the Czech Republic stand out as countries where extramarital affairs, abortion and homosexuality are largely accepted.
The deal will need to be approved by eurozone finance ministers and national parliaments, European Commission explained.
Italy will receive the most aid - nearly 560 million euros, while Greece is to receive 473 million.
According to International Organization for Migration´s data published today, the Central Mediterranean route is the deadliest route for migrants.
Member of Angela Merkel’s ruling party CDU breaks discipline. Frank Heinrich argues the identity of Europe cannot only be based on the Euro currency.
Greece accepted the negotiation of a third bailout and immediate structural reforms. Parlamentarians of Syriza say the “deal is unacceptable”, and define it as a “coup.”
“Refugees are desperate and try to go to countries where they believe Human Rights are respected”, said UNHRC spokesperson María Jesús Vega in a interview. Summer will be a very critical season.
European officials say Greece could abandon the Euro. Tsipras celebrates “victory of democracy” and Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns to help new negotiations.
A UNHCR report explained how Europe is living through a maritime refugee crisis of historic proportions.
The Greek Evangelical Alliance issued a press release about the "very critical period" the country is facing. They have called a day of prayer and fasting for July, 3.
Greece’s banks are to remain shut for a week, and a referendum on the country's bailout conditions will take place next Sunday, 5 July.
Archbishop Ieronymos commented he was willing to help, as long as the money raised would go to pay the debt.Primer Minister Tsipras thanked him.
“We believe that the solution to the problem will not come through a shallow political messianism but through a spiritual awakening of our nation,” told president of the Greek Evangelical Alliance to Evangelical Focus.
Hours after the election, left-wing anti-austerity leader Alexis Tsipras gets support of nationalist party. Analysts describe election as “revolt of the young against the corrupt elites”.