Asylum

Mediterranean refugees: death risk rising, asylum prospects sinking  in depth

Saturday 07 September 2019 | Ralph Janik
| Addendum

In 2016 3230 people lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Since then the number of deaths has dropped – but the crossing is becoming ever more dangerous.


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Bangladesh hits lowest level since 2009 in Italy

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 six percent of the citizens from Bangladesh applying for asylum in Italy got positive decisions.


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Iran hits record low level in Germany

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 24 percent of the citizens from Iran applying for asylum in Germany got positive decisions. 


Approval rate for asylum applicants from Guinea hits lowest level since 2012 in France

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Newsworthy

In the second quarter of 2019 19 percent of the citizens from Guinea applying for asylum in France got positive decisions.


The Merkelisation of Europe  in depth

Friday 22 September 2017 | Markus Becker
Caroline Wiemann
| Spiegel Online

Angela Merkel is the most powerful head of government in the EU. How has Europe changed during her chancellorship?


Immigration: Every man for himself, and borders for all 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Yann Mens
| Alternatives Economiques

Europe facing the refugee crisis. 


The number of asylum applicants to Spain reach highest level since 2008

Wednesday 03 April 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of February 9,200 people had pending asylum applications in Spain, according to new data from Eurostat.


The number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to Netherlands reach highest level since 2008

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of November 90 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Russia to Spain reach highest level since 2008

Friday 01 February 2019 | Newsworthy

At the end of November 100 citizens from Russia had pending asylum applications in Spain, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Afghanistan to the European Union is declining

Sunday 22 July 2018 | Newsworthy

New data shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the EU.