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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Stranded migrants in Yemen return to Djibouti

Thousands of African migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia have been forced to return from Yemen to Djibouti, after failing...
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Fifty Iraqi migrants return home voluntarily

Fifty asylum seekers travelled home to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, voluntarily on 2 September. They had...
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Greece rescued 96 migrants from a sinking yacht

Greek coastal guards rescued 96 migrants after their yacht sank west of Halki island in the Aegean Sea on 26 August. The actual...
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Greece extends the fence on the border with Turkey to hamper migrant crossings

The Greek government has decided to lengthen a cement and barbed-wire fence that runs along its northern border with Turkey to...
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Almost 100 Nigerian women stranded in Lebanon return home

Ninety-four Nigerian women who had been stranded in Lebanon have returned home after calls for evacuation to the Nigerian...
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Over 130 Iraqi migrants return home voluntarily

A total of 134 Iraqi migrants have returned home voluntarily from Greece on 6 August. The process is part of a European...
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