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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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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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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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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Turkey intercepts 545 migrants in 10 days

In the first 10 days of July, the Turkish Coast Guard has intercepted 545 migrants and asylum seekers on rubber boats and ships...
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