Category: Europe


Italy’s new far-right government blocks rescue ship from docking

Italy’s far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini has blocked a ship carrying rescued migrants from docking in Italian ports...
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New EU deal on tackling irregular migration

EU leaders claim to have come to an agreement for a wide deal to tackle migration after a marathon session in Brussels. After...
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EU migration policy: What it means for Africa

The European Union (EU) has been struggling to find solutions to the high numbers of irregular migrants arriving on the...
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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean surpass 1,000 in first half of 2018

More than 1,000 migrants have reportedly died while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2018. Over...
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Italy’s Salvini visits Libya to talk about blocking migrants

Matteo Salvini, the Italian interior minister, has called for migrant reception centres to be set up on the southern borders of...
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Migrants cleared from a university in Paris

As part of the drive to clear migrants from the French capital, , French police raided a university in Paris on 26 June,...
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Iraqi Kurdish man extradited back to Germany after confessing raping and killing a teenage girl

A 20-year-old Iraqi Kurdish man who was denied the right to German asylum in 2016 has confessed to raping and killing a...
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Ethiopian migrants return home

Thirty-two Ethiopian irregular migrants, who were detained in Egypt, have been released and flown back to Ethiopia on 11 June,...
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‘I Regret Taking the Illegal Route’ – Kurdish returnee from Germany

Dlawar Omar from Rwanduz took what he thought would be a positive, life-changing decision in 2015 and decided to invest the money...
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