Syrian refugees

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EU–Turkey summit to try to save Schengen

The EU - Turkey summit, which will focus on stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, will be held in Brussels today. EU leaders will discuss an action plan to stop the migrant flow to Europe through the territory of Turkey with its Prime …

Flow of refugees to Turkey decreases

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated about huge decrease in the number refugees, coming into the country, after the decision of Ankara to revise the visa regime. "Turkey carries out its task in the …

UN calls on Turkey to open border to refugees

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has urged Turkey to open its border to Syrians fleeing the conflict-torn Aleppo region, Reuters reports. The UNHCR also believes that the international community should provide assistance to the …

Large tent city opens at Turkish-Syrian border

A large tent city for Syrian refugees has opened at the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, the Sabah newspaper reports. "The camp is located on the other side of the border, near the Bab al-Salam border, which is right behind …

Merkel to arrive in Turkey on February 8

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Ankara on February 8. She will meet with the Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, to discuss the refugee crisis, TASS reports with reference to the Turkish Star …

Syrian refugee wins million euros in French lottery

A 30-year-old Syrian refugee has won a million euros in the French lottery after buying a winning scratchcard in Bagnolet.  It happened back in June, but details of the win were released by the Le Parisien newspaper on January …