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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Two Iraqi Kurdish men found dead en route to Europe

The bodies of two Kurdish migrants, who died in two separate incidents, were discovered in Greece and Turkey. They will be...
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Stranded Nigerian women in Lebanon seek evacuation

About 30 Nigerian women stranded in Lebanon have called on the Nigerian government and other stakeholders to help them return to...
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Greek forces push migrants back to Turkey violently, HRW says

Human Rights Watch has accused Greek law enforcement officers of violently pushing migrants and asylum-seekers aiming to reach...
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Sixty migrants assumed dead after boat sank in Lake Van

Turkish rescue teams have recovered the bodies of five more migrants who died after their boat ran into trouble in Lake Van in...
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