Coast Guard rescues 68 migrants from rocks off Turkey

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 68 migrants stranded on rocks as they attempted to cross to Greece. The migrants were trying to reach Greek islands when an inflatable boat carrying them got stuck at the small islet near the Dikili …

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey’s Hatay

A minibus carrying migrants has crashed into a truck in the Altinozu district of the southern Turkish province of Hatay, killing 11 people. Gendarmerie teams reportedly attempted to stop the minibus carrying the migrants who had …