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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UNHCR calls for urgent action over worsening conditions in Greek migrant camps

After a devastating fire destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has ...
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“Even the animals do not live in the conditions we live in now,” said a girl living in a Greek island camp

Florence, a 17-year-old migrant girl from Afghanistan, dreamt of a happy life in Europe. But her hope for a better life has faded...
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