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Greece says 1,130 migrants turned back at sea in 3 days

Canada Dot Com 28 Jun 2022
... to its islands in boats from the nearby coast of Turkey over the past three days.

Greece to Triple Length of Border Fence With Turkey

Beijing News 27 Jun 2022
Athens - Greece is set to further seal its land frontiers with rival neighbor Turkey, tripling the length of a soaring fence built to block illegal migrants from sneaking in. The plan comes as Greece faces a sudden surge in refugees, both along its land and sea frontiers, as relations with its age-old foe deteriorate.

Greece extends length of Turkish border fence to secure the borders

Greek City Times 27 Jun 2022
Greece aims to triple the length of the fence on its border with Turkey due to an explosion in refugees attempting to cross into the country, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Sunday ... Under the EU accord signed in 2016, Turkey agreed to curb the flow of migrants and refugees into ...

Turkey busts money laundry ring supporting IS: media

Xinhua 27 Jun 2022
ISTANBUL, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Twenty Syrians have been arrested across Turkey over a money laundry network financing the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, local Sozcu newspaper reported on Monday ... Turkey busts money laundry ring supporting IS.

Facing elections, Greek-Turkish tensions reach boiling point

The New Arab 27 Jun 2022
This is why National Guard units, not the conventional army, are stationed there, with Turkey protesting even this presence ... Turkey hosts the largest refugee population in the world, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been using refugees as an unconventional means of pressure, as in March 2020.

Turkey: Russian and Ukrainian volunteers work together cleaning parks in Antalya

Ruptly 27 Jun 2022
“When the war started, refugees from other countries started coming to Antalya. Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, residents of [Turkey] - they choose Antalya to live in ... .

Turkey deports 136 Afghan refugees back to Afghanistan

The New Arab 26 Jun 2022
Turkey has deported 136 undocumented Afghan refugees back to Afghanistan, according to reports ... Turkey currently hosts four million refugees, 3.6 million of which are from Syria, according to official statistics. More than 37,000 undocumented refugees have been deported from Turkey ...
photo: AP / Panagiotis Balaskas
A migrant woman carries a newborn boy as she disembarks from a coast guard vessel at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

The refugees cast adrift in the Mediterranean

Al Jazeera 26 Jun 2022
Turkish authorities eventually rescued them and took them to what they said was a COVID quarantine facility for refugees and migrants in Turkey ... In the deal, Turkey, which hosts millions of refugees, agreed to stop those already in the country from heading to Europe in exchange for financial aid.

Turkey Deports 136 Undocumented Afghan Migrants to the Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan

Khaama Press 25 Jun 2022
Consistent with the reports, refugees from countries like Liberia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Yemen, Palestine, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria attempt to enter European countries illegally ... Turkey is home to 4 million refugees, including 3.6 million Syrians, according to official statistics.

Turkish state media: Detained Greek spied on border defenses

San Francisco Chronicle 25 Jun 2022
He was captured as a result of an investigation by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT), the news agency reported, without giving any information about where or when he was detained ... The arrest comes amid renewed tensions between Turkey and Greece ... Turkey hosts the world’s largest refugee population, including some 3.7 million Syrians.

Refugee taekwondo athlete makes journey to home of sport

Korea Times 25 Jun 2022
... refugees in the world ... According to THF, the foundation has provided taekwondo training for over 13,000 refugees since 2016 as a rehabilitation and empowerment tool in its grassroots projects at five refugee camps in four countries, including Jordan, Rwanda, Eswatini and Turkey.

Deporting Syrians has become an election promise in Turkey

The New Arab 24 Jun 2022
"Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu announced in April that Turkey has deported 317,000 refugees, including 19,000 Syrians" ... The tragic death of the young Syrian comes amid the increasing anti-refugee sentiment in Turkey – including verbal and physical attacks targeting the immigrants from the MENA, Syrians in particular.

Turkey detains more than 300 illegal migrants 24 Jun 2022
ISTANBUL, June 24 (Xinhua) -- At least 314 refugees trying to illegally cross into Europe have been detained in Turkey's western province of Izmir since last week, local media reported on Friday ... Turkey is home to some 4 million refugees, including 3.6 million Syrians, according to official figures.

NATO must bring Turkey together with Finland and Sweden

Taipei Times 24 Jun 2022
Unfortunately, Turkey is holding up the vote, which could already have occurred without Turkish opposition ... However, Turkey, a NATO member for ... There might be incentives the US can offer Turkey, ranging from military purchases to economic support for the Syrian refugees they host.

New data reveals legacy of 'One Million Arab Coders' initiative

The National 24 Jun 2022
There is a critical need to equip more people for the jobs of the future ... How to think like a futurist. Sheikh Hamdan awards Syrian refugee $1m for winning coding competition in Dubai. Mahmoud Shahoud, a 32 year-old Syrian refugee who resettled in Turkey, clinched the $1 million prize for his app, Habit360 ... in pictures ....

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the commander of the Donetsk People's Republic's reconnaissance battalion Sparta Artem Zhoga, father of late commander of this battalion Colonel Vladimir Zhoga who died during a fighting with Ukrainian forces, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2022.
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