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Index weighs effects of migration on developing world

13:30 17/10/2012
A newly compiled index has ranked the world's 27 richest countries according to how their migration policies will affect the developing world. The Commitment to Development Index rated the countries...

Greek crackdown on illegal immigration continues

12:00 24/08/2012
The Greek government is continuing its crackdown on illegal immigration which began on 4th July. By 6th July, police and troops had arrested over 7,000 suspected illegal immigrants in a series of...

Greece to place more guards at Turkey border to deter refugees

15:16 02/08/2012
Greece has announced they are quadrupling the number of guards at their border with Turkey and increasing other security defenses because of a potential influx of Syrian refugees. Thousands of...

Report urges Greece to take action against migrant hate crimes

10:45 23/07/2012
A leading human rights organization has issued a report urging Greece to take "urgent action" to stop the "alarming" increase of attacks against Asian and African immigrants. The extensive report...

Visit Britain claims the UK is losing billions in tourism revenue

17:28 12/07/2012
Visit Britain, the UK's main tourism body, says the country is losing billions of pounds in tourist revenue due to its expensive and difficult to navigate visa system. Visit Britain believes that...

EU proposes rules to suspend passport-free travel in parts of Europe

16:56 13/06/2012
Under newly proposed rules, European Union countries would be able to suspend passport-free travel in parts of Europe for up to two years. There are currently little or no border controls between the...

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