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About 500 migrants to leave Moria by Friday

Another 107 asylum seekers left the Moria reception and identification centre on the island of Lesvos late on Thursday. Their transfer was delayed due to strong winds blowing in the area.

New measures to deal with spike in migrant arrivals in Cyprus

The government decided on Wednesday to step up measures in a bid to tackle the increased inflow of migrants and refugees, mostly from war-torn Syria, including readmission agreements with neighbouring countries and increased surveillance of…

Migrants trapped on Evros River islet transported ashore

Thirty-four undocumented migrants who were trapped on an islet in the Evros River Delta, in northern Greece, were freed on Tuesday afternoon with the help of the local emergency squad (EMAK) and are in good health, border authorities said.