Tag: borders

New Zealand shuts border to all foreigners to curb spread of...

Earlier this week, New Zealand announced one of the largest per capita stimulus packages in the world, amounting to 4% of its GDP, in an attempt to soften the negative economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak.

Denmark shuts its borders for one month to curb spread of...

The country of 5.7 million people has reported 801 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far and no deaths.

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes...

A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should...

EU illegal migrant arrivals fall but stronger borders needed – Frontex...

The number of illegal migrants entering the European Union fell sharply for the third year in a row in 2018 but arrivals remain high...

Merkel urges divided Germans to pull together in 2019

Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 with a call for...

“Malta needs money to guard borders” – Czech and Slovak PMs

The European Union should steer funds to individual member countries to help them guard their own borders against illegal migration, rather than emphasise funding for...

Pence warns Central Americans to immigrate legally or not at all

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during the first stop of a Latin American tour on Tuesday that if CentralAmericans thinking of immigrating to the United States "can't...