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Will European Union and Turkey reset relations?

Will European Union and Turkey reset relations?

After a rough period, Ankara is making overtures to Brussels. Ilke Toygür,  an analyst on European Affairs at Elcano Royal Institute discusses the prospects, the need for the EU to clarify its own position, and the implications of the election of Joe Biden in the article for German Institute for International and Security Affairs

187 asylum seekers held off Turkey's Aegean coast

187 asylum seekers held off Turkey's Aegean coast

A total of 187 asylum seekers were held off the coast of Cesme district of Izmir, Turkey’s Aegean province, on Wednesday, sources said. Teams of Turkish Coast Guard Command caught a boat carrying the migrants planning to go …

Turkey rescues 18 irregular migrants in Aegean

Turkey rescues 18 irregular migrants in Aegean

The Turkish Coast Guard Command rescued 18 irregular migrants whose boats were pushed back by the Greek Coast Guard into Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea, security sources said. A Turkish team was dispatched off Canakkale after learning …

Turkish Coast Guard rescues 162 asylum seekers

Turkish Coast Guard rescues 162 asylum seekers

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued at least 162 asylum seekers who were pushed into Turkish territorial waters by the Greek side, security sources said Thursday. The Turkish Coast Guard said in a statement that a team was dispatched to an …

Eight asylum seekers trying to reach Bulgaria held in Turkey

Eight asylum seekers trying to reach Bulgaria held in Turkey

Gendarmerie forces in northwestern Turkey rounded up a group of eight asylum seekers on Thursday who were trying to make their way across the border to neighboring Bulgaria. The asylum seekers, all of whom were Egyptian nationals …

Turkey rescues 30 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

Turkey rescues 30 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued a total of 30 asylum seekers who were pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish territorial waters off the Aegean coast, a security source said on Tuesday. A coast guard team was dispatched …

12 migrants killed as boat sinks off western Turkey - media

12 migrants killed as boat sinks off western Turkey - media

At least 12 people were killed today after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off Turkey's western coast. Search and rescue operations were launched by the coast guard to reach the passengers of the boat, which sunk off the coast …

OSCE explains radicalisation of migrants in Europe

OSCE explains radicalisation of migrants in Europe

Europe's failure to develop and efficiently implement long-term policies that aim to integrate migrants into European societies may result in isolationism eventually lead to radicalisation and violence, OSCE High Commissioner on National …

50 million of Americans want to live the US

50 million of Americans want to live the US

Gallup Center for Sociological Research today published the results of the All-American opinion poll on the migratory attitudes of the US citizens. The survey showed an unprecedented growth of those who want to leave the United States forever - …

Four things Syrian refugees want before they go home

Four things Syrian refugees want before they go home

More than five million Syrians have left their country since the war started in 2011. Most are now in neighbouring countries, with about 3.5 million in Turkey and one million in Lebanon. More than half a million travelled to Germany, with …