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# borders - This year 2022

Greece blocked over 150,000 migrants this year says migration minister
# Borders
# Borders

Greece blocked over 150,000 migrants this year says migration minister

Sep 4th 2022, 2:02 PM 11,865 Views 0 Comments

Charity groups have also accused Athens of illegally turning back migrants or forcing them over the border to Turkey.

UN estimates more than 100,000 have fled their homes in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN estimates more than 100,000 have fled their homes in Ukraine

Feb 25th 2022, 7:55 PM 6,265 Views 2 Comments

Authorities in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova mobilised to receive refugees.

'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure
# Travel
# Travel

'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure

Feb 20th 2022, 1:30 PM 23,390 Views 17 Comments

“The wait is over,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said during a press conference today.

# borders - Last year 2021

Belarus accuses EU of 'provoking' migrant stand-off at Poland border
# Borders
# Borders

Belarus accuses EU of 'provoking' migrant stand-off at Poland border

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 10:27 AM 17,804 Views 11 Comments

Thousands of migrants have been trying to illegally enter the country and are now trapped on the border.

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia to ease 18-month-old border closure 'within weeks'

Oct 1st 2021, 7:20 AM 17,942 Views 4 Comments

Scott Morrison said vaccinated Australians would be able to return home and travel overseas “within weeks”.

# borders - All time

Closed borders and flight bans: Countries are taking extraordinary measures to tackle Covid-19
# Drastic Action
# Drastic Action

Closed borders and flight bans: Countries are taking extraordinary measures to tackle Covid-19

Mar 19th 2020, 12:24 PM 42,315 Views 30 Comments

Countries are closing borders, banning foreigners and taking unprecedented steps to try to deal with Covid-19.

Spain to shut land borders to halt spread of coronavirus

Spain to shut land borders to halt spread of coronavirus

Mar 16th 2020, 5:21 PM 36,391 Views 43 Comments

Spain has become the fourth most virus-infected country in the world.

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days
# EU Borders
# EU Borders

European Commission proposes all non-essential travel to the EU to be banned for 30 days

Mar 16th 2020, 3:38 PM 74,794 Views 62 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement in a bid to reduce the pressure on the healthcare systems in EU countries.

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:51 PM 20,002 Views 54 Comments

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'
# Column
# Column

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:45 AM 132,823 Views 167 Comments

Online dating is awkward enough without having to go into the history of Anglo-Irish relations, writes Peter Flanagan.

Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity
# Passport Problems
# Passport Problems

Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity

Dec 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,089 Views 62 Comments

Ireland’s immigration authorities face difficulties processing migrants because of handwritten passports and translation gaps.

Irish people attempted to draw Britain's borders and did a slightly better job than the people from Channel 4's video
# Borders
From The Daily Edge
# Borders

Irish people attempted to draw Britain's borders and did a slightly better job than the people from Channel 4's video

Nov 30th 2017, 10:00 AM 8,690 Views 5 Comments

At least the bad drawings serve as revenge for that border from Dublin to Galway.

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
# Sad
# Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,032 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns

May 30th 2016, 9:25 AM 19,041 Views 201 Comments

Britain will go to the polls to vote on a Brexit on 23 June.

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,070 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Nov 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 12,263 Views 123 Comments

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 PM 35,396 Views 258 Comments

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?
# Schengen Agreement
# Schengen Agreement

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Sep 14th 2015, 3:32 PM 19,368 Views 108 Comments

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

20 mad photos of international borders from around the world
# International
# International

20 mad photos of international borders from around the world

Jul 26th 2015, 9:00 PM 68,611 Views 31 Comments

Stranger than fiction.

This small town is in two countries
# Borders And Boundaries
# Borders And Boundaries

This small town is in two countries

May 9th 2015, 10:15 AM 35,907 Views 45 Comments

And its border is marked very, VERY clearly.

Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead
# Uncorked
# Uncorked

Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead

Jan 15th 2015, 6:41 PM 27,090 Views 55 Comments

Minister Alan Kelly has announced that at statutory committee has been set up to look into this.

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State

Sep 21st 2014, 6:31 PM 7,427 Views 24 Comments

Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.

Gardaí will no longer check passports at Dublin Airport
# Immigration
# Immigration

Gardaí will no longer check passports at Dublin Airport

Sep 16th 2014, 2:30 PM 48,164 Views 112 Comments

Instead, the responsibility will fall to civilians in the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service as part of reforms launched today.

Did you know you can see these things from space?
# Major Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Major Tom

Did you know you can see these things from space?

Apr 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,239 Views 21 Comments

The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria
# Borders
# Borders

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:32 PM 2,973 Views 3 Comments

Fighting continues to spill over borders, however, with violence reported near Jordan today.

Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria

Jul 20th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,308 Views 19 Comments

Iraq says that all of its borders with Syria have been seized.

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots
# Winged
From The42
# Winged

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots

May 10th 2012, 2:04 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

The Scotland international, who spent five years at Ravenhill, has been forced to retire as a back injury takes its toll.

Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)
# IPassport
# IPassport

Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)

Jan 4th 2012, 11:50 AM 8,904 Views 21 Comments

Canadian Martin Reisch says a customs officer allowed him to pass into the US with only a scan of his passport on his iPad.

More than 65 killed after earthquake strikes Burma
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

More than 65 killed after earthquake strikes Burma

Mar 25th 2011, 8:35 AM 626 Views 0 Comments

Around 111 people reported to be injured in quake, which caused buildings – including monasteries – to collapse.