Monday, December 17, 2018 Headlines & Global News


Greece-Macedonia Border

Migrants Break Through Macedonia-Greece Border Fence

Feb 29, 2016 12:35 PM EST

Migrants at a border camp near Idomeni broke down a fence along the Greece-Macedonia border, sparking a confrontation between them and police.

Norwegian Government Sending Migrants Back To Russia

Norway To Stop Sending Refugees Back To Russia By Bicycle

Jan 15, 2016 02:50 AM EST

Russia has agreed to send buses for migrants that have been refused asylum in Norway and are being sent back to Russia in mid-winter by bicycle.

Sweden Border Controls

Sweden: Border Controls Issued To Stem Migrant Flow, Denmark Follows Suit

Jan 04, 2016 02:36 PM EST

In order to stem the flow of migrants coming into Sweeden from Denmark and Germany, officials have implemented ID checks for asylum-seekers trying to enter the country.

Turtles and Receptacles

Man Caught Smuggling Turtles In Pants Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison

Dec 02, 2015 02:42 PM EST

Kai Xu managed to smuggle several shipments of turtles to China, sometimes with unusual methods like taping live turtles all over his legs.


Illegal Immigrants Crossing U.S. Border At Record Rate

Nov 23, 2015 01:46 PM EST

Since Oct. 1, nearly 25,000 illegal immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala have been caught trying to cross the border.

Sweden Refugee Crisis

Sweden Starts Border Checks To Regulate Refugee Influx

Nov 12, 2015 02:13 PM EST

After appealing to the EU for support on the growing refugee crisis, the Swedish Prime Minister sought to prevent public disorder by initiating border checks at various entry points in the country.

Slovenia Border Fence

Slovenia Erects Fence Along Croatian Border To Stem Migrant Flow

Nov 11, 2015 12:52 PM EST

In part of its bid to save resources, Slovenia has built a border fence along its border with Croatia to direct migrants towards reception.


Slovenia Seeks Aid From EU To Keep Track Of Migrants

Oct 21, 2015 09:10 AM EDT

Slovenia has become flooded with refugees seeking for shelter and support after Croatia closed their doors to incoming migrants, prompting the government to approach the European Union for support in terms of police forces to control the border.

Migrants Fleeing War and Poverty

Hungary Completes Construction Of Fence On Croatia Border

Oct 15, 2015 01:27 PM EDT

Hungary has built a fence on the border of Croatia and is sending migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan to Germany, Scandinavia and the Austrian frontier.

Randy Quaid, Wife Arrested While Trying To Cross U.S. Border From Canada

Randy Quaid, Wife Arrested While Trying To Cross U.S. Border From Canada

Oct 12, 2015 05:20 AM EDT

Five years after fleeing to Canada, actor Randy Quaid is back in the United States and in custody.

Migrants Stuck At Now-Closed Hungarian Border

Hungary Migrant Crisis: Emergency Status Declared

Sep 15, 2015 04:26 PM EDT

Hungary is in a state of emergency Tuesday as new laws and a new closed border policy goes into effect in an effort to alleviate the growing migrant crisis.

Flash Flooding in Utah

Six Dead and Seven Missing From Flash Floods On Utah/Arizona Border

Sep 15, 2015 02:13 AM EDT

Six people have died and seven are missing due to flash floods caused by intense rain which struck the area late afternoon Monday.

Spot Checks

Germany Emergency Border Control Measures Enacted To Address Massive Migrant Influx

Sep 14, 2015 03:58 AM EDT

Germany has enacted strict border control measures in order to address the massive influx of refugees that are pouring into the country.

India-Pakistan Conflict Erupts In Gunfire, Killing Nine

India-Pakistan Gunfire: Clash Between Border Guards Leaves Nine Dead

Aug 29, 2015 11:20 AM EDT

At least nine people lost their lives Friday when a minor skirmish erupted between guards along the India-Pakistan border. Both sides blame each other for the incident.

U.S.-Mexico Border

Immigrant Families To Be Released On Federal Judge's Orders

Aug 22, 2015 05:06 PM EDT

A California federal judge has ruled that the government's actions in detaining families was in violation and that they must comply with her ruling by Oct. 23.

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