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#borders

# borders - Sunday 4 September, 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 11,835 Views 0 Comments

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

# borders - Friday 25 February, 2022

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.

# borders - Sunday 20 February, 2022

'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 23,388 Views 17 Comments

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

# borders - Wednesday 10 November, 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 17,802 Views 11 Comments

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

# borders - Friday 1 October, 2021

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 17,937 Views 4 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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 42,302 Views 30 Comments

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

# borders - Monday 16 March, 2020

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 36,388 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 74,786 Views 63 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 3 January, 2019

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 19,994 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?

# borders - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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 132,807 Views 167 Comments

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

# borders - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

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 17,074 Views 68 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 30 November, 2017

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 8,675 Views 5 Comments

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

# borders - Monday 1 May, 2017

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 20,029 Views 23 Comments

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

# borders - Monday 30 May, 2016

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 19,035 Views 201 Comments

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

# borders - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

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 11,069 Views 87 Comments

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

# borders - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

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 12,259 Views 123 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'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 35,390 Views 259 Comments

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

# borders - Monday 14 September, 2015

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 19,364 Views 108 Comments

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

# borders - Sunday 26 July, 2015

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 68,571 Views 31 Comments

Stranger than fiction.

# borders - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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 35,902 Views 45 Comments

And its border is marked very, VERY clearly.

# borders - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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 27,078 Views 59 Comments

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

# borders - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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 7,425 Views 24 Comments

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

# borders - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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 48,121 Views 111 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 18 April, 2013

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 19,233 Views 21 Comments

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

# borders - Saturday 22 September, 2012

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

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:32 PM 2,970 Views 3 Comments

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

# borders - Friday 20 July, 2012

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 2,305 Views 19 Comments

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

# borders - Thursday 10 May, 2012

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 236 Views 0 Comments

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

# borders - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

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 8,901 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.

# borders - Friday 25 March, 2011

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

More than 65 killed after earthquake strikes Burma

Mar 25th 2011, 8:35 AM 624 Views 0 Comments

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