Europol launches new taskforce to fight migrant smugglers

The European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, launched a new taskforce on 2 July aimed at tackling organised...
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Spain arrests smuggler over migrant death

Spanish authorities have arrested a people smuggler following the death of a migrant on board a boat bound for Spain...
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Thousands of irregular migrants battle extreme heat and overcrowding in Bosnia

Thousands of migrants are braving a heatwave in the Balkans as they journey towards the European Union. “It is...
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Inadequate support for women and girls living in reception facilities in Germany, says German charities

More measures are required to support women and girls living in reception facilities in Germany, said Save the Children...
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Hundreds of refugees camp on a former garbage site along Bosnian-Croatian border

Vucjak was a garbage dump for the Bosnian city of Bihac for decades. Today, the site is a temporary camp for irregular...
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“The cost of living in Turkey is much higher than you can imagine,” said an Afghan migrant in Istanbul

Thousands of Afghan irregular migrants travel through Turkey each year with the aim of reaching Europe eventually. Many...
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Italy shuts down key migrant centre

A migrant reception centre in Mineo on the Italian island of Sicily, which was once the largest migrant centre in...
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Croatian officials deny misconduct in police treatment of irregular migrants

No misconduct has yet been identified in the police treatment of irregular migrants in a mountain hut on Mount Risnjak,...
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Dozens of migrants missing after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

Over 80 African migrants are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast on 4 July,...
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