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"We need to be careful that not too many people come to our country, otherwise our social cohesion cannot exist."

EU border agency Frontex said it did not find evidence of rights violations in cases where guards were accused of illegal migrant pushbacks.

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

Keira Dignan

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

In-depth: A new law prohibiting NGOs from reporting accounts of abuse in refugee camps is part of a wider crackdown since the New Democracy party came to power.

Turkey on charm offensive to ease tensions with EU

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Turkey on charm offensive to ease tensions with EU

Mevlut Cavusoglu and Josep Borrell have met to discuss Turkey's EU membership and issues related to the eastern Mediterranean.

Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

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Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures are predicted to drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius in Bosnia, where hundreds of migrants are stranded without shelter.

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World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic: UN

Around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020.

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Greece wants EU pressure on Turkey to take migrants

Greece called on EU authorities to ensure Turkey take back nearly 1,500 people whose asylum requests were denied.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

Yara El Murr

Breaking cycles of trauma and illness among Syrian refugees

In-depth: Researchers are exploring the correlation between mental and physical health to provide adequate care to refugees, but with the data ...

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

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Albania rescues Syrian refugees heading for Italy by boat

Sixteen people were hospitalised after their boat was stuck due to bad weather.

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy explores the social complexities and challenges of growing up as a Muwalladin - Yemenis who are born to foreign parents.

EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

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EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

The EU's foreign policy chief said Brussels was ready to increase its humanitarian support for Bosnia after Lipa migrant centre burnt down, but ...

Migrant lives 'at risk' after Bosnia camp burns down

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Migrant lives 'at risk' after Bosnia camp burns down

Plans to relocate the migrants have been held up after official disagreements and protests from locals.

Bodies of 20 migrants retrieved off Tunisia: ministry

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Bodies of 20 migrants retrieved off Tunisia: ministry

Five other migrants on board the capsized boat were rescued by the Tunisian coastguard.

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Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

The migrant volunteers said they were eager to help improve living conditions in the camp.

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African Union opens 'migration observatory'

The African Union launched a study platform to improve migration governance on the continent.

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Erdogan says Turkey wants to turn over new leaf

Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel Turkey wants to turn over a new leaf with the European Union.

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Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

Human Rights Watch's new report is the latest to detail allegations of torture and unsanitary, cramped conditions in Saudi detention centres.

Turkey hopes to turn 'new page' with EU: Erdogan

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Turkey hopes to turn 'new page' with EU: Erdogan

Erdogan called for rescuing Turkish-European relations from "this vicious circle", adding that he hoped to "start again" in talks with the EU ...

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First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The foreign convoy arrives amid a humanitarian crisis brought about by armed conflict.

Athens accuses Turkey of facilitating Somali <em>migration</em> to Greece

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Athens accuses Turkey of facilitating Somali migration to Greece

Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi said that Somali asylum seekers were aallegedly using "subsidised tickets and visas paid for ...

Italy, Algeria agree to expand bilateral cooperation

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Italy, Algeria agree to expand bilateral cooperation

Algeria and Italy have agreed to develop their economic and commercial cooperation.

32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Lesbos

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32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Lesbos

Greece's Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi accused the Turkish coast guard of not assisting the migrants when they issued a distress ...

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