Syrian refugees

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Syrian refugee swims to Europe in 7 hours

A Syrian refugee, Ameer Mehtr, swam for seven hours to reach the Greek island of Samos from Turkey. Mehtr has spent several months training in Beirut. Currently he is in a Syrian refugee center in Sweden, reports …

Six refugees drown near Turkish coast of Izmir

Six people have drowned near the Turkish province of Izmir in the Cesme district due to their boat capsizing on its way to Europe. The Turkish Coast Guard received information about a shipwreck and sent …

Latvia to allocate 4.3 million euros to Turkey

The deputies of the Latvian government coalition approved a 4.3 million euros financial aid to Turkey in relation to the refugee crisis, Latvian Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis said. According to him, the decision …

Erdogan: Europe shuts its doors to refugees

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed European countries for abandoning Syrian refugees to their fate. “Countries with much higher gross national products than Turkey have closed their doors to refugees,” he told CNN, …

EU to hold extraordinary summit on migration

An extraordinary EU summit on migration is to take place next Thursday on November 12th after the migration summit with the participation of African countries in Valletta.  It is planned to …

Turkey concerned about new wave of Syrian migrants

Turkey is concerned about a new wave of Syrian migrants arriving as a result of Russian air strikes, a spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Tanju Bilgich, said. Th diplomat noted that Turkey, which hosts more …