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Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Thirteen suspects arrested by French police over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated lorry in Britain have been charged with people trafficking, a judicial source said Saturday.

Twelve migrants test positive for coronavirus at Mexican government shelter

Twelve migrants test positive for coronavirus at Mexican government shelter

Twelve migrants have tested positive for coronavirus at a government-run shelter in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, the labour ministry said on Friday.

Migrants allowed off Italy's quarantine ferry

Migrants allowed off Italy's quarantine ferry

Around 180 migrants rescued at sea and held in isolation on an Italian ferry off the coast of Sicily will be disembarked in Palermo on Monday, the Avvenire daily said.

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

Undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and trafficking victims worldwide should be granted access to healthcare and welfare - regardless of their legal status ...

MSF urges Greece to evacuate migrant camps due to coronavirus risk

MSF urges Greece to evacuate migrant camps due to coronavirus risk

Medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has urged Greece to immediately evacuate migrants from overcrowded camps on its islands due to a high risk of the coronavirus spreading swiftly among people living in squalid conditions.

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria's defence minister has hit out at ‘unreasonable’ Greek plans to build a camp near their border to shelter asylum seekers amid a migration surge from Turkey.

Erdogan says will hold EU talks in Brussels Monday

Erdogan says will hold EU talks in Brussels Monday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will hold talks in Brussels Monday as he called on Greece to "open the gates" for migrants at Turkey's border trying to get to Europe.

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece plans to build two new temporary camps to house hundreds of additional asylum seekers who arrived after a surge enabled by Turkey, the migration minister said Saturday.

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus' president said Tuesday his country fears a migratory influx after Ankara allowed refugees to leave for the European Union and people massed on the Turkish-Greek border.

Migrants clash with Greek police at border after Turkey opens border

Migrants clash with Greek police at border after Turkey opens border

Greek police fired tear gas to repel hundreds of stone-throwing migrants who sought to force their way across the border from Turkey on Sunday, witnesses said ...

Thousands of migrants gather at Greece borders seeking entry

Thousands of migrants gather at Greece borders seeking entry

Migrants trickled through permeable borders to Greece from Turkey on Sunday as thousands gathered on the country's frontier seeking entry after Ankara relaxed curbs on their movement.

Greek islanders opposed to new migrant centre clash with police

Greek islanders opposed to new migrant centre clash with police

Riot police on the Greek island of Lesbos fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters angry over the creation of a new detention centre