Turkey to deport nearly 600 illegal Afghan refugees

Turkey plans to deport nearly 600 illegal Afghan refugees who have fled ongoing insecurity and economic crisis in their war-torn country. Turkish security forces handed over the Afghan refugees, who had crossed into eastern Turkey …

Four things Syrian refugees want before they go home

More than five million Syrians have left their country since the war started in 2011. Most are now in neighbouring countries, with about 3.5 million in Turkey and one million in Lebanon. More than half a million travelled to Germany, with …

Turkey sets up refugee tent camp in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish aid agency set up an accommodation center in Syria's northern Idlib countryside for Syrians fleeing ongoing violence and airstrikes in eastern Hama, a foundation official said. The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), one …

 Italy rescues 250 migrants in Mediterranean

More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean during the night between Monday and Tuesday, Italy’s Coast Guard said. According to the statement, the migrants, in one large rubber dinghy and two small boats, were …