New record for number of migrants intercepted in the English Channel in one day

The interception of irregular migrants trying to reach the UK via the English Channel has hit a new record after 145 people on...
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Iraqi Kurdistan to reopen government offices after two-month lockdown

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers decided to reopen government institutions ”to resume normal work...
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Death of Iraqi migrant sparks unrest in a Greek camp

Protestors set fire to part of Vial camp on the Greek island of Chios after a 47-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker died. She had been...
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Greece: Another camp quarantined after migrant tests positive for coronavirus

Greek authorities have placed another migrant camp on its mainland in “full sanitary isolation” after a 53-year-old Afghan...
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Between xenophobia and solidarity: How migrants in Europe are treated

After overcoming major obstacles to reach Europe, many migrants hope to set up a new life for themselves in a new country and...
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Another 604 migrants sent to Greek mainland ahead of deportation

Another 604 migrants were transferred from the Greek islands of Samos, Chios and Lesvos to closed facilities on the mainland on...
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EU deploys more troops to Greek land border

An additional 100 border guards have been deployed to the Greek land border as part of a rapid intervention requested by Greek...
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Greece transferred 450 migrants to Athens ahead of deportation

Greek authorities have sent more than 450 irregular migrants from Lesbos island to a facility centre in the north of Athens. The...
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EU offers migrants on Greek Islands EUR 2,000 to go home

The European Union will give EUR 2,000 (USD 2,225) to migrants in overcrowded camps on the Greek islands if they agree to go back...
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