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Migrants Landed On Spanish Beach And Scattered Before Police Arrived – Video

An inflatable boat landed at the Playa de los Alemanes beach at around 2 p.m. local time after crossing the Strait of Gibraltar, local media reported, according to Reuters. The footage published by J.A.J News on YouTube showed the boat landing and the migrants

Yemen migrant boat attack kills at least 31

Women and children were among those killed when the vessel was hit near the Bab al-Mandeb strait, the IOM said, according to the BBC. Images from the scene showed a boat strewn with bodies. Among the dead were Somali refugees carrying ID documents

Turkey’s president threatens EU with new surge of migrants

President Erdogan was reacting to a non-binding vote by the European Parliament to freeze talks on EU membership for Turkey, BBC reports. The MEPs were alarmed by Erdogan's "disproportionate" response to a failed coup attempt in July. Attempts to get visa-free travel for

NATO to help stem illegal trafficking and illegal migration in Aegean

Speaking at the press conference following the meeting of NATO foreign ministers on Thursday, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Europe is facing the greatest refugee and migrant crisis since the end of the Second World War, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the

Angela Merkel visited Turkey for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit on Monday came just weeks after the EU settled a deal with Turkey, which would see Ankara receiving 3 billion euros ($3.35 billion) in aid towards the care of the 2.7 million Syrian migrants already in Turkey,

Boat capsized off Turkey killing at least 27 migrants

A group of around 40 migrants set out for Greek island of Lesbos from the Altınoluk neighborhood of Edremit in Aegean Balıkesir province of Turkey in the early hours of the morning as weather conditions calmed from earlier heavy winds. However, the

Migrants fear to return to Russia

During the weekend, around 70 people were transported from various facilities in North Norway to Finnmark Arrival Center in Sor-Varanger for transporting back to Russia, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to nrk.no. Migrants said that they were woken up early in the morning