Migration crisis Mauritius

Cologne Attackers Were of Migrant Origin - Minister

The German official responsible for investigating the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year's Eve says the suspects were "almost exclusively" those with a migration background, mainly North African and Arab.

11 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu

The European Union Will Pay African Countries to Take Back Their Economic Migrants

European leaders are expected to offer African countries billions of euros in exchange for repatriating migrants that have moved to Europe in search of work, not to escape war.

10 Nov 2015, business.mega.mu

Migrant Crisis: EU Leaders Meet with Focus on Turkey

European leaders are to discuss measures to ease the region's migration crisis, with Turkey the focus of their efforts in Brussels.

15 Oct 2015, business.mega.mu

Refugees Break Through Police Lines and March on Hungary Highway

Hundreds of migrants have climbed over police fencing and begun to walk to Budapest. The move follows frustration over the long registration procedures and their treatment in the interim.

08 Sep 2015, business.mega.mu

Germany Agrees to Spend $6.7 Billion More on Asylum Seekers

Germany’s ruling coalition on Monday agreed to spend 6 billion euros ($6.68 billion) more on asylum seekers and to tighten rules for those seeking sanctuary in Germany, as the influx of migrants is expected to set a post-World War II record this year.

07 Sep 2015, business.mega.mu

Austria Plans to End Measures Allowing Migrants from Hungary and Move 'Towards Normality'

Austria said on Sunday it planned to end emergency measures that have allowed thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary into Austria and Germany since Saturday and move step by step "towards normality".

07 Sep 2015, business.mega.mu

Migrant Crisis: EU 'Must Accept 200,000 Refugees', UN Says

EU nations must accept up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "common strategy" to replace their "piecemeal" approach to the migrant crisis, the UN says.

04 Sep 2015, business.mega.mu