Tag Archives: Borders

Turkey, Pressing E.U. for Help in Syria, Threatens to Open Borders to Refugees

Turkey, Pressing E.U. for Help in Syria, Threatens to Open Borders to Refugees

BRUSSELS — In an apparently coordinated effort by Turkey to raise the pressure on Europe, Turkish state news agencies on Friday showed videos of hundreds of migrants making their way to the Turkish-Greek land border, seemingly facilitated by the Turkish authorities. The broadcasts, an apparent effort by Turkey to press …

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Coronavirus’s Next Victim? It Could Be Europe’s Open Borders

Coronavirus’s Next Victim? It Could Be Europe’s Open Borders

BRUSSELS — For Europe, the coronavirus could not have arrived at a worse time. This was the year — with Britain out, terrorism waning and the migrant crisis at an ebb — that the European Union had hoped to repair and revive its cherished goal of open internal borders. But …

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Google Maps Redraws Disputed Borders, Depending on Where You Are: Report

Google Maps Redraws Disputed Borders, Depending on Where You Are: Report

Google Maps has redrawn the world’s borders that look different depending upon where the user is viewing them from, with the popular search engine showing Kashmir’s outlines as a dotted line acknowledging “dispute” when it is seen from outside India, a leading American daily has reported. According to the Washington …

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