Aug.29, Geneva: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called the European nations for collective actions to deal with refugee crisis and recent deaths while entering the EU states.
Ban said much needs to be done at the political level to avert crisis of solidarity and needed the EU states to expand safe and legal channels of migration. He was horrified and heartbroken by the deaths of refugees, where 71 people’s dead body was found in lorry in Austria and some 200 feared dead after... Full article
Aug.28, Vienna: Four people have been arrested in Austria after the bodies of 71 refugees were found in a lorry, Austrian police said.
Among those arrested, three are Bulgarian and one is Afghan.
Speaking at a press conference in Eisenstadt, Austrian police official Hans Peter Doskozil said the victim included 59 men, eight women and four children, including a young infant.
The truck, found on Thursday morning by Austrian police, had travelled to Austria from Hungary. The partly... Full article