Demography

Greece’s Harder Stance on Refugees Slated by Rights NGOs

While Greece turns to increased surveillance and more border patrols on its land and sea borders with Turkey to meet an anticipated new wave of refugees from Afghanistan, following the withdrawal of US troops and that country's fall to the Taliban, human rights experts have criticized well documented reports of violent pushbacks.

Int'l efforts needed to resolve refugee matter: Turkish FM

The international community's efforts are needed to solve the migration problem, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Sept. 12.

"If this [migration] is a global problem, we must work together as the international community to solve it," Çavuşoğlu told journalists in the southern Turkish resort city of Antalya.

Istanbul named among world’s best cities in 2021

A U.K.-based culture magazine has picked the world's best 37 cities, ranking Turkey's largest metropolis Istanbul in the list.

Out of the 37 ranked cities chosen by the Time Out magazine, San Francisco made it to the top of the list and was followed by Amsterdam and Manchester, while Istanbul was listed 36th.

Copenhagen, New York and Montreal were also at the top of the list.

Poland Delivers Another Blow to International Rights of Refugees

Yet help is just 500 metres away: on the Polish side, a group of activists has been on standby for days, bringing bags with food, water, medicines and thermal blankets (nights are now cold and it had been raining). But a line of Polish border guards constantly blocks access.

Visa for digital nomads – What the bill provides

The draft law of the Ministries of Immigration and Asylum and Citizen Protection was submitted to the competent committee of the Parliament, which provides for the "reform of deportation and return procedures of third country nationals, attracting investors and digital nomads, issues of residence permits and other procedures for granting procedures" ».

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