Category: Europe


Bulgaria strengthens southern border control

Bulgaria Interior Minister Mladen Marinov has announced that security along the country’s southern border with Greece will be...
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False news sparks violent clashes between migrants and police near the Greece-Macedonia border

Greek police used tear gas and stun grenades when attempting to halt the advance of some 2,000 migrants as they tried to reach...
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Afghan migrant who walked 4,000 miles to reach Europe returns home

Like many other young Afghans, Kasim travelled irregularly to Europe in search of a better life. Instead, he found poverty, abuse...
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No EU sea rescues as migrant arrivals to Italy plummet

As the number of arrivals on the central Mediterranean route drops to its lowest ever since 2015, the EU is suspending ship...
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French court approves bone age testing for child migrants

Authorities in France can now use results from a bone age test to support a decision on whether a migrant qualifies for...
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Rescue ship stranded at sea after picking up dozens of migrants

Italy and Malta have refused safe harbour for a German humanitarian rescue ship, after it picked up 64 migrants stranded off...
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Rescued migrants charged with hijacking ship

Three migrants who attempted to migrate irregularly to Europe have been charged in Malta with hijacking a Turkish ship. The ship...
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More than half of migrants fail official German test

The number of migrants and refugees failing Germany’s language and integration test has risen. Nearly half of all migrants...
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Italy delivers vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration

The Italian government has donated 50 off-road vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration to and from the North...
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