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Turkey sentences human traffickers to four years in prison

Turkey has sentenced two Syrians to four years in prison over the death of a toddler and his family who drowned en route to Turkey.
March 4, 2016

Tsipras discusses refugee flows with Davutoglu

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation with Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday, during which he called for the need to reach an understanding between the European Union and Turkey
March 4, 2016

New businesses open in wake of European migrant crisis

From human smugglers to bus services to the sellers of life jackets, new businesses have popped up everywhere along the routes migrants take from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.
March 2, 2016

Greece starts sending refugees back to Turkey

Greek authorities on Tuesday sent a group of refugees who illegally entered the country back to Turkey, as part of the readmission agreement signed between the European Union and Turkey.
Daily Sabah: March 2, 2016

UN: Refugee crisis in Europe could explode into violence

The United Nations refugee agency warns Europe is on the verge of an explosive self-induced humanitarian crisis, which could spiral out of control and result in widespread violence.
March 1, 2016

Turks see Russia as greatest threat, poll finds

With Russian-Turkish tensions mounting, a recent poll finds that the Turkish people see Russia as their greatest threat.
March 1, 2016

UN High Commissioner for Refugees: ' We are facing the worst humanitarian crisis since WWII"

"What Greece is faced with is not fair," the representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Melissa Fleming on Tuesday said in an interview
March 1, 2016

FYROM police tear gas migrants

Hundreds of migrants and refugees tried to break through a border fence into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from Greece as frustrations boiled over at restrictions imposed on people moving through the Balkans.
February 29, 2016

Swiss reject automatic expulsion of foreign criminals

Voters in Switzerland have rejected a proposal to automatically deport foreign residents convicted of even minor crimes.
February 29, 2016

Turmoil at Idomeni; refugees occupy the railway tracks

Turmoil prevails currently at Idomeni (Greece-Fyrom buffer zone) where a number of refugees have blocked the railway track and are throwing stones against Fyrom's police officers.
February 29, 2016