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Refugee and Migration Crisis: Operation Sophia modernised its mandate

Member states modified on Tuesday European Union’s counter-smuggling Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean Sea. Operation Sophia’s mandate was due to finalise by the end of March but under the new agreement of the 28 states, the operation was renewed for additional six months.

Amnesty calls for greater solidarity with refugees

Amnesty International's Greek chapter on Monday reiterated its call for greater solidarity for refugees in a post on Twitter on Monday, a day after it projected the message "Humanity First" on the Acropolis Hill in a symbolic protest…

Greece to send 1,000 refugees to portugal

Greece’s migration ministry on Friday said it had concluded a bilateral agreement with Portugal to gradually relocate 1,000 refugees and asylum seekers.

E.U. vessel sails in troubled waters

The closure of the proceedings of the E.U. Foreign Policy Ministerial Conference on Monday, revealed the depth of the schism that currently exists among member-states in important foreign policy questions.