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Turkey reports on detention of illegal immigrants

During three months of this year, 9600 illegal immigrants were detained in Turkey. According to Turkish media, 5780 illegal immigrants were detained by the Turkish Coast Guard. During the reporting period, 82 people who …

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Migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Aegean coast - media

At least four people died when a dinghy carrying irregular migrants sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast today, Turkish media reported with reference to security sources. The boat carrying Iranian and Afghan-origin migrants - who were …

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How Saudi Arabia helps refugees

What proportion of the internally displaced that we see in the world today will become the vulnerable migrants and refugees of tomorrow?

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Almost 200 IDPs provided with new apartments in Baku

Houses for 300 families were commissioned in Umid settlement of Garadagh district of Baku, Azerbaijan's State Committee for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons said in a statement. As many as 188 families of internally …

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UN General Assembly adopts Global Compact on refugees

A global compact on refugees that is intended to reduce the burden on host nations has been overwhelmingly adopted by the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, the United Nations said in a press release. According to General Assembly …

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Boat carrying Syrian refugees sinks off Turkish coast

Turkey’s coast guard has launched a search-and-rescue mission to locate 10 migrants who are reported missing after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea. The boat went down on Monday off the coast of Dikili, in Izmir province, close …

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Migration is not a problem in Europe, the real concern is inequality

Much of the current migration from developing countries to Europe — when not responding to immediate threats such as conflict, political persecution, famine and instability — is just a symptom, among many, of the massive social and economic gap that exists between certain regions of the world

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