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Rappler's latest stories on schengen zone


Austria caps migrants, agrees to 'cooperate better' with Greece

Feb 20, 2016 - 12:08 PM

A maximum of 80 migrants per day are now being allowed to claim asylum in Austria and Vienna is also limiting the daily number of people transiting through to seek asylum elsewhere to 3 200

COOPERATION. Refugees and migrants children line up as they walk along a border fence after they crossed the Slovenian-Austrian border, near the village of Spielfeld, Austria, February 16, 2016. File photo by Christian Bruna/EPA

EU mulls partial Schengen suspension over migrant crisis

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:14 AM

If the situation does not change there could indeed be justifications under public order and security reasons to maintain internal controls at internal Schengen borders

BORDER CONTROL. A sign that reads 'Kontrolle' (Control) has been set up at the border crossing in Mittenwald, Germany, May 26, 2015. Sven Hoppe/EPA

Germany reinstates border controls over refugee surge

Sep 14, 2015 - 12:07 AM

Local authorities in Germany which has earned praise for its welcoming stance towards refugees are buckling under the sudden surge of arrivals

NEW ARRIVALS. Migrants walk at a platform at Vienna's Westbahnhof train station in Vienna, Austria, on September 6, 2015 after they have arrived by a train from Hungary. Joe Klamar/AFP

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Greek mayor warns of 'bloodshed' as police beat migrants

Aug 12, 2015 - 8:29 AM

Amid mounting tensions across Europe over the spike in new arrivals Germany s police union calls for a scrapping of Europe s visa free Schengen travel zone

NEW ARRIVALS. Migrants flash the 'V for Victory' sign as they arrive in a boat on a beach on the Greek island of Kos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece, on August 11, 2015. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP