“I constantly felt like a guest with no hope,” says Aso, a Kurdish returnee

Aso, a 29-year-old from Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, migrated irregularly through seven countries to reach Germany...
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Eight children among 23 migrants who drowned in Greek and Turkish waters

In two separate incidents, 23 migrants, including eight children, drowned when their boats sank off the coasts of...
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Lowest number of irregular migrants arriving in Europe since 2013

A total of 127,657 migrants entered Europe irregularly in 2019, meaning that irregular migration to Europe is at its...
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Pregnant woman among over 31 irregular migrants rescued in English Channel

Thirty-one migrants, including a pregnant woman and two young children, came into difficulty while attempting to cross...
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Migrant crossings from Turkey to EU doubled in 2019

In 2019, more than 70,000 migrants have crossed from Turkey into EU countries, while 445,000 were allegedly intercepted...
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Over 120 rescued migrants allowed to disembark in Italy after long wait at sea

Two charity vessels brought 121 migrants to two ports in Sicily, Italy, on 4 December, after finally receiving approval...
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Nearly 10,000 Iraqi migrants returned home voluntarily in 2019

Nearly 10,000 Iraqi migrants and refugees have chosen to voluntarily return home from EU countries this year, according...
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Germany rejects call to bring 4,000 children from Greek migrant camps to Berlin

The German government has rejected a call by the Green Party to bring 4,000 unaccompanied children from overcrowded...
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Nigerian government concerned with large number of potential irregular migrants

Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has...
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