Egypt is proud to be second homeland for 6M refugees: Foreign Ministry

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 02:03 GMT

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement Monday.

Bolivia’s former president accepts asylum offer, heads for Mexico

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 11:02 GMT

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, whose resignation amid allegations of fraud in October’s presidential election left his country without a leader and mired in growing chaos.

Inspiring Syrian refugee story in Egypt

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

According to UNHCR, approximately 5 million Syrians have sought refuge across the Middle East and North Africa due to the ongoing Syrian Civil War since 2012.

Mexico backs Trump's plan to overhaul asylum rules -Washington Post

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Mexico's incoming government has agreed to back the Trump administration's plan to change U.S. border policy by requiring asylum seekers.

Trump signs order limiting migrant asylum at U.S.-Mexico border

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 11:10 GMT

Trump signed a proclamation that effectively will suspend the granting of asylum to migrants who cross the U.S. border with Mexico illegally for up to 90 days.

Trump to crack down on asylum seekers in immigration speech

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

The United States will deny asylum to people who enter the country through a non-legal port of entry.

Canada rushes to deport asylum seekers who walked from U.S.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Canada is prioritizing the deportation of asylum seekers who walked across the border from the United States illegally.

Canada's largest city to open emergency housing for asylum seekers

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 11:03 GMT

Canada's largest city said it is activating an emergency contingency plan to shelter refugee claimants as it prepares for an influx of migrants this summer.

Turkey says Greece grants asylum to alleged coup plotter

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 - 08:11 GMT

Turkey said on Saturday Greece had granted asylum to a Turkish soldier accused of a role in last year's coup attempt.

Migrant arrivals in Germany fall for second year in a row

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 10:54 GMT

The number of new asylum seekers in Germany has fallen for a second year in a row following the mass influx that peaked in 2015, the government said Sunday.

A new Amsterdam hotel staffed and run by asylum-seekers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

lt used to be Bijlmerbajes, the Netherlands' most notorious prison, but earlier this month it inaugurated as a hotel with a different name

Turkish asylum applications in Germany jump 55 percent this year

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 04:56 GMT

Turks seeking asylum in Germany is up sharply this year and has been rising steadily since last year's failed military coup in Turkey, German gov.t data showed.

Germany deports failed Afghan asylum seekers

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 01:23 GMT

Germany deported eight Afghans with criminal records after their applications for asylum were rejected, said Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere.

Sweden rejects asylum claim by 106-year-old Afghan woman

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 05:50 GMT

A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe, carried by her son and grandson through mountains and deserts, is facing deportation.