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30-year-old Kurdish asylum seeker dies en route to Europe from Turkey

A 30-year-old Kurdish woman from Iran died after crossing into Greece from Turkey with her family on June 20, the Stockholm Center for Freedom...

MEPs call for investigation into killing of refugee on Turkish-Greek border: report

More than 100 MEPs have written to the European Commission president calling for a formal investigation into the death of a Pakistani man on Turkey's border...

Court continues judicial probation for youth who died on Evros River

In a development that attracted criticism and brought the situation of the Turkish judiciary under the spotlight once again, a Turkish court decided to...

Turkey to close its doors to refugees from Idlib: top AKP official

If an adverse scenario predicted for Idlib comes to pass, Turkey will not open its doors to eventual waves of refugees and will instead...

Turkish minister: 255,300 Syrian refugees have returned home

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said on Sunday that 255,300 Syrian refugees have returned home over the past two years, the state-run Anadolu news...

UNHCR calls for strengthening of search and rescue for migrants in Mediterranean

Charlie Yaxley, spokesman for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR), said at a press briefing in Geneva on...

Turkey completes 556 kilometer wall on border with Syria

Turkey on Tuesday declared that 556 kilometer (345,4 miles) wall on border with Syria was completed. According to a statement by Turkish Defense Ministry, the...

[OPINION] Will Turkey host or generate refugees in the future?

Okan Bulut Since the domestic conflict erupted in Syria in 2011, more than 2.5 million Syrians have found refuge in Turkey. Throughout the last five...

Pro-Erdoğan journalist calls on gov’t to use refugees against Greece

A journalist for the pro-Erdoğan Akit daily called on the government to send thousands of refugees to the Greek border if Greece refuses to...

Turkish deputy PM: Unless EU lifts visas, we will stop preventing refugee flow

Adding to a series of threats from senior level Turkish politicians towards the European Union, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on Tuesday that...

EU expresses commitment to migration deal in response to Erdoğan’s threat

Following a threat made by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to open Turkish borders to allow refugees into Europe after the European Parliament voted in...

Teacher, small business owners detained while attempting to flee to Greece

Turkish police detained 59 Syrian refugees as well as three Turkish citizens as they were attempting to flee to Greece on Tuesday. Thousands of people...

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