Greece drafts new legislation to speed up migrant deportations

Greece has drafted a new legislation bill aimed at tightening up returns of migrants whose asylum applications are rejected. The...
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North Macedonia: Over 80 migrants found hiding in trucks

North Macedonian police detained 82 migrants found hidden in vehicles in two separate operations on June 12, 2021. The first...
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Greece: one migrant dies during a police chase

One dead and 10 left injured after their vehicle, suspected for smuggling migrants,  was overturned during a police chase at ...
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Greece intends to send 1.450 migrants back to Turkey

Greece plans to deport 1,450 migrants whose asylum applications were rejected and are currently at migrant reception centres on...
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Italy breaks up migrant smuggling gang including Iraqi Kurds

Italy has dismantled a criminal organization, arresting 19 suspects who smuggled migrants and asylum seekers from Turkey and...
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European committee urges Greece to improve “inhuman” conditions of detained migrants

The migrants in detention facilities the Greek Evros region and on the island of Samos of are held in conditions which could...
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Greece finalises plan to extend border wall to prevent migrant crossings

The Greek government has finalised plans to extend a wall along its northeast border with Turkey to prevent migrants and asylum...
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Turkish authorities rescue 70 irregular migrants suffocating inside minivan

Turkish authorities say they have rescued and detained 70 irregular migrants in the eastern province of Van on Sunday, 4 October...
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Nearly 300 irregular migrants held in Turkey

Nearly 300  irregular migrants in western and eastern parts of Turkey have been detained, according to security sources in the ...
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