Category: Europe


Thirteen women dead, 8 children missing after overcrowded migrant boat sinks near Italy

The Italian coast guard recovered the bodies of 13 female migrants from an overturned boat near the Italian island of Lampedusa...
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Afghan woman found dead after deadly fire in Greek reception centre

The remains of an Afghan irregular migrant were found following a deadly fire that broke out at the overcrowded Moria camp on the...
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Turkey: 6,000 irregular migrants detained across the country in one week

More than 6,000 irregular migrants, including Iraqi nationals, were detained across Turkey over the course of one week in...
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About 270,000 irregular migrants held in Turkey in 2019

About 270,000 irregular migrants have been held in Turkey between 1 January and 12 September 2019, said the Migration Management...
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One-in-two German citizens is against increased migration, according to new study

Half of the German population believes the country cannot accept more refugees because it has reached its limit, according to a...
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French, Spanish security forces take down people smuggling ring, arresting 29 smugglers

Spanish and French police, with the cooperation of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), have...
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Italy: Three men accused of torturing migrants in Libyan detention centre arrested

Three men who are accused of raping and torturing migrants in a Libyan detention centre have been arrested by Italian police. A...
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Greek police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of children protestors

Hundreds of children protesting in a Greek migrant camp were dispersed by police with tear gas on 4 September 2019. According to...
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France and Italy call for ‘automatic’ distribution of migrants across EU countries

The European Union should introduce a system which automatically distributes migrants across the EU, said the leaders of France...
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