ZAGREB, Croatia— Former Balkan rivals on Wednesday pledged joint efforts with the United States and the European Union in protecting European borders from a record surge of asylum-seekers amid fears that Islamic militants may have infiltrated the flow. Without outlining concrete border measures, the declaration added that for lasting peace and stability...» Read More
*European Union leaders call emergency summit on refugee crisis. BRUSSELS, Sept 18- As hundreds of thousands of people risk lives to cross Europe's frontiers seeking a haven of peace, Europeans themselves have turned on each other with a venom that has stirred memories of their own long conflicts. The atmosphere in Brussels was "fetid", he said, when leaders agreed...
Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas, says in the long term Europe should benefit from having more people creating more work and demand.
Three mayors explain how they're working with eligible immigrants for a path to citizenship — and a boost to the economy.
FRANKFURT, Sept 16- Europe's aging society is committing "demographic suicide" and needs immigrants to keep its workforce from shrinking further, the vice president of the European Central Bank told Reuters. In a wide-ranging interview, Vitor Constancio underlined the ECB's willingness to print more money, saying that it had bought significantly less than...
ECB'S CONSTANCIO SAYS EUROPE NEEDS IMMIGRANTS TO CHANGE A DEMOGRAPHIC TREND THAT ENDANGERS ECONOMIC GROWTH.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at a rally Monday night in Dallas at American Airlines Arena in front of more than 15,000 people.
*Germany expects 800,000 refugees this year. BERLIN, Sept 15- Germany urged the European Union to consider imposing financial penalties on states that refuse to take in their share of asylum seekers, as the influx of refugees showed no sign of abating on Tuesday despite new border controls. Facing opposition from ex-Communist states, EU ministers failed on...
It's no surprise Trump's plans for immigration were front and center on Monday night in Dallas in front of more than 15,000 people.
BERLIN, Sept 15- The European Union must consider putting financial pressure on member states that are reluctant to take in their share of asylum seekers as the bloc faces its worst refugee crisis in decades, Germany's interior minister said on Tuesday. After opening its doors to refugees from Syria's civil war, Germany at the weekend temporarily reimposed...
Frans Timmermans, first vice-president of the European Commission, says EU ministers have made steps to achieve results in the migrant crisis.
CNBC’s Hadley Gamble catches up with European interior ministers in Brussels as they work to negotiate solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis.
CNBC’s Hadley Gamble reports from Brussels where Europe’s interior ministers were up late debating how to deal with the continent’s growing migrant crisis.
Morgan Johansson, Swedish minister for justice and migration, says "every case is scrutinized" when assessing asylum seekers' entry into his country.
Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak gives his take on what needs to be done to alleviate the refugee crisis.
Anas El Gomati, general director at the Sadeq Institute, discusses the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis in Europe.
Key finance ministers across Europe tell CNBC their thoughts on how to handle the refugee crisis.
PRAGUE, Sept 14- The Czech Republic will not introduce controls at its border with Austria for the moment, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Monday after Germany re-imposed checks to deal with the thousands of asylum seekers arriving daily. Berlin announced the temporary measure would be taken first on the southern frontier with Austria, where...
CNBC correspondent Hadley Gamble discusses the continuing European migrant crisis and explains why the Gulf States have not taken more Syrian refugees and other migrants.
Mateusz Szczurek, Poland's finance minister, says the refugees coming to the EU could help with European demographics, but disagrees with Juncker's plan to introduce compulsory quotas.
*Germany has reached its limits- minister. BERLIN/ BRUSSELS, Sept 13- Germany re-imposed border controls on Sunday after Europe's most powerful nation acknowledged it could scarcely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every day. "The aim of these measures is to limit the current inflows to Germany and to return to orderly procedures when people enter...