Coronavirus deaths in Italy at 79, China cases slow

A total of 79 people in Italy have died from the coronavirus, which means the country has overtaken Iran to record the highest death toll outside of China. And countries across Europe are scrambling to contain the virus, with the aviation industry taking a hard hit. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Coronavirus deaths in Italy at 79, China cases slow

Thousands of migrants search for ways to cross Greek border with Turkey | ITV News

Thousands of migrants and refugees are searching for ways to cross Greece’s border with Turkey, as Athens ramped up its diplomatic efforts for help from the European Union to seal off its eastern land and sea frontiers. Turkey has made good on a threat to open its borders for those seeking to cross into Europe. … Read more Thousands of migrants search for ways to cross Greek border with Turkey | ITV News

Migrants besiege Lesbos

The head of the European Commission has sent a strong message of support to Greece as it attempts to stop migrants from crossing its border. Ursula von der Leyen described Greece as the “shield of Europe” and announced 700 million euros in financial aid. Sky’s Adam Parsons is on the island of Lesbos and sent … Read more Migrants besiege Lesbos

EU pledges $800m to Greece for refugee, migrant surge

The EU has promised $800m to Greece to deal with a refugee and migrant surge from Turkey. That came after Turkey said it would allow hundreds of thousands of people to pass through. Greece and Bulgaria have stepped up security on their side of the land border with Turkey. The Greek coastguard is now actively … Read more EU pledges $800m to Greece for refugee, migrant surge

South Korea Deploys Troops To Disinfection Operations In Areas Affected by Virus

South Korea has mobilized troops to help with disinfection operations in areas affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The country’s health ministry reported 374 more cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the country’s tally to 5,186. Yonhap News Agency said 31 people have died. The country is “at war” with the novel coronavirus, President Moon Jae-in … Read more South Korea Deploys Troops To Disinfection Operations In Areas Affected by Virus

Concerns over new migrant crisis as thousands reach Greek border

Top EU diplomats headed to Turkey on Tuesday amid concern over a fresh migrant crisis, as Austria accused Ankara of trying to “blackmail” the bloc by opening its borders to thousands of refugees seeking to flee to Europe. Rights groups also slammed Turkey for using the refugees as a bargaining chip by pushing them towards … Read more Concerns over new migrant crisis as thousands reach Greek border

Greek army deployed at Turkish border as migrants seek to enter Europe

Huge numbers of migrants and refugees have been heading to Turkey’s European borders since Thursday, after announcements by Turkish officials that they would no longer try to prevent migrants and refugees from reaching Europe. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow … Read more Greek army deployed at Turkish border as migrants seek to enter Europe

Erdogan warns Europe to expect ‘millions’ of migrants after Turkey opens borders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that “millions” of migrants would soon head for Europe, drawing accusations from EU leaders that he is trying to pressure them into backing his incursions into Syria. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Erdogan warns Europe to expect ‘millions’ of migrants after Turkey opens borders

Lesbos migrant crisis: Thousands trying to reach Greek island

Greece has reinforced its sea and land borders to stop migrants crossing over after Turkey made good on its threat to allow refugees on its soil to head to Europe. The Greek government says that it would suspend new asylum claims for a month. Turkey is trying to pressure the European Union for help with … Read more Lesbos migrant crisis: Thousands trying to reach Greek island

Hear from migrants stranded at the Turkey-Greece border

On Feb. 27, Turkey abruptly announced it would re-open its borders with Europe. Now, thousands of migrants hoping to cross are being pushed back by border guards. Read more: https://wapo.st/2wqqa9e. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Migrants at protesting Moria camp demand passage to Europe

Hundreds of migrants protested over living conditions and demanded passage to Europe at #MoriaCamp on the Greek Island of #Lesbos on Monday. Footage shows protesters throwing rocks and other projectiles at the police during a standoff, as clashes were reported to have taken place earlier at the camp. At the scene, a refugee spoke about … Read more Migrants at protesting Moria camp demand passage to Europe

Coronavirus: Italy infections jump 50 per cent in 24 hours – as global death toll pass 3,0

The country worst affected by the coronavirus in Europe is Italy where infections have jumped by fifty per cent in 24 hours and 52 people have died. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The death toll worldwide has now surpassed 3,000 , with more than 89,000 infections confirmed. Some of the latest countries to report cases include Azerbaijan, Ecuador, … Read more Coronavirus: Italy infections jump 50 per cent in 24 hours – as global death toll pass 3,0

Migrants protest over living conditions at Moria camp on Lesbos

Migrants hosted at the Moria camp on Lesbos island staged a protest on Monday decrying tough living conditions in the refugee center. Local media reported clashes with security forces during the protests. Since the escalation of tensions in Syria, the Europe’s largest refugee centre exceeded almost seven times its maximum capacity of 3,100 people, as … Read more Migrants protest over living conditions at Moria camp on Lesbos