EU ambassadors agreed to deploy a new naval mission in the Central Mediterranean to police the U.N. arms embargo on Libya.
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The bodies of 64 men were discovered asphyxiated in a sealed shipping container on the back of a truck at a checkpoint in Tete, Mozambique … Read more
Greece registers increase in victims, as it is preparing for rise in the spread in the migrant camps
On the Greek islands at the forefront of Europe’s unresolved migration crisis, social distancing and self-isolation are luxuries many can’t afford.
In Moria, Europe’s largest … Read more
“The pandemic is forcing us to freeze our activities. This is a necessary decision, despite the fact that the embarkments have started again,” said a … Read more
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called for the immediate evacuation of migrant camps on Greece’s islands, arguing that the conditions there provide “the perfect storm” … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that there was “no difference” between the Nazis and the Greek authorities forcibly repelling thousands of … Read more
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will hold talks in Brussels Monday as he called on Greece to “open the gates” for migrants at … Read more
A fire has ripped through a refugee shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos as tensions over a surge in migration from Turkey continue to … Read more
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the Turkish coastguard to prevent migrants from crossing the Aegean sea because of the risks, state media reported.
A … Read more
Migrants attempting to get into Europe need to know the border between Turkey and Greece is closed, the EU’s foreign affairs chief has said, as … Read more
Ministers from across the EU met in Zagreb on Friday for a second day of talks on the conflict in Syria’s Idlib province, as well … Read more
The Aegean has been placed in a state of alert as Athens fears that Turkey may, under the guise of migrant search and rescue operations, … Read more
The Immigration Bill will be introduced to the House of Commons today (Thursday 5 March) ending the European Union’s rules on free movement.
It represents … Read more
Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants towards its territory, Interior Minister … Read more
At a meeting of EU interior ministers in Brussels on Wednesday, the member states said that Turkey was exploiting refugees to get its way politically.… Read more
European Union countries offered more money on Wednesday for border policing in Greece and humanitarian aid in Syria’s Idlib, but they were in a bind … Read more
A migrant was killed by gunfire while trying to illegally cross the border from Turkey to Greece, local Turkish authorities said on Wednesday — but … Read more
Greek security forces have launched a manhunt for migrants who illegally crossed over from the Turkish border since Friday when thousands massed on the Turkish … Read more
A child died and 47 migrants were rescued after their boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesvos, the Greek coastguard said on Monday.
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Greece stops accepting asylum applications following Turkish decision to let migrants pass through border
Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted that his country will not be accepting asylum applications for one month, after Turkey’s decision to let migrants pass … Read more
A cross-border criminal investigation into Indian nationals entering into bogus marriages for immigration purposes has led to the arrest on 26 February in Germany of … Read more
Refugees and Greek border officials face each other on opposite sides of the border at the closed-off Turkish-Greek border, Edirne, Turkey, 29 February 2020.… Read more