Category: Europe


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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Migration flows have declined among irregular migrants

According to Frontex, 68,700 migrants irregularly entered Europe in the first eight months of 2019, a decrease of 26%. The number...
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High rates of anxiety and depression among undocumented migrants in Sweden

According to a recent study, seven out of ten undocumented migrants in Sweden suffer from depression and anxiety. The study,...
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Norway: Government to review asylum status of Eritreans who celebrate National Service

The Norwegian government will review the asylum cases of 150 Eritreans to determine whether their status should be revoked for...
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