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20 Feb 2018
''A total of 117 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last three days (17-20 February). There were 135 arrivals on Lesvos, 17 on Chios and 25 on Samos. A total of 575 migrants and refugees have arrived on Lesvos,...
20 Feb 2018
Kathimerini reports that ''a group of 17 Turkish citizens seeking asylum in Greece after crossing on a rubber dinghy to the eastern Aegean island of Oinousses includes six children and four women. The seven men in the group told Greek authorities...
11 Feb 2018
According to Middle East Eye, ''Only 16 per cent of asylum seekers who have arrived in Greece are likely to be sent to Turkey despite a controversial European Union (EU) deal, the former head of Greece's asylum service said on Sunday. Maria...
04 Apr 2016
The BBC reports that Greece has begun its deportation of migrants to Turkey under the new EU - Turkey Deal. The first boat carrying over one hundred migrants has arrived in Turkey from the Island of Lesvos with another boat scheduled to depart on...
21 Mar 2016
Yahoo News reports that more than 1,600 migrants have landed in Greece since a landmark EU-Turkey deal on curbing the influx took effect, as Greek authorities scramble to implement complex new rules. Under the migrant deal, for every Syrian sent...
18 Mar 2016
The BBC reports that EU leaders at meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels in an effort to reach an agreement over the migrant crises. The EU proposal would mean that Turkey will take back every migrant who crosses over into...
05 Aug 2015
Fox News reports on organisation Save the Children's concerns about refugee children in Greece, who the organisation says are at risk of exploitation and disease since the State's authorities are overwhelmed by the numbers of refugees arriving every...
26 May 2015
TOL reports that Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey have agreed to set up a joint border and customs center for better migration control at one of the EU’s most porous borders. The center will be located at the Kapitan Andreevo crossing at the Turkish...

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