Turkey detains 11 suspects after a boat carrying up to 60 migrants sinks in eastern Van province, leaving at least six dead and others missing.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has condemned the Greek government decision to extend lockdown for migrant camps saying it is using the novel coronavirus pandemic as a pretext.
For years, Croatian police have been accused of beating migrants. Now a new investigation finds that the EU has helped to cover up the country’s human rights record.
The bodies were found off Sfax coast. Some 53 people had set out on the weekend aiming to reach Italy, an official said.
With its economic health in the doldrums, Modi is lifting restrictions – as the death toll mounts.
Refugees and migrants from Afghanistan, Congo, Guinea and Pakistan were among those rescued off the coast of Foca in Izmir province.
Divers from the Tunisian emergency services retrieved one body and the captain and chief trafficker fled, coast guard spokesman Lt. Houssameddine Jbabli said.
The government has insisted it will not allow any migrants to land in Malta, saying other EU nations have not kept promises to take migrants already brought to the island.
With no work and little public transport during a lockdown, many urban migrants attempting to return to their home villages have set out on gruelling journeys on foot or hitching rides in the back of trucks.
According to the special envoy for the central Mediterranean with the UUNHCR, the situation is all the more dire, as departures from the Libyan coast have nearly quadrupled compared with the same period a year ago.
Turkey's National Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said 148,763 people have crossed the [Greek] border since February 28 and also noted Turkish and Russian forces stationed in Syria conducted their third joint patrol.
The group, including 152 men, 45 women, and five children, has been detained at coastguard's Kedah state headquarters, Malaysian maritime enforcement agency says.
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