An investigation found that Frontex was complicit in Greek efforts to force migrants and asylum-seekers crossing the Aegean Sea to return to Türkiye hiding Greece's illegal actions.
Greece has been creating an artificial agenda against Türkiye to try to distract the world from focusing on its crimes, Türkiye’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says.
The resignation comes after a joint investigation by European media outlets said despite public denial, the EU border agency was involved in illegal pushbacks of asylum seekers in the Aegean Sea.
Turkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says watching on as people freeze to death is not something that can be accepted, as he also accuses EU's border agency Frontex of inaction.
One migrant has said his cousin drowned at sea after he and his family were pushed overboard by the Greek Coast Guard.
The arms industry’s reach is growing unabated as wealthy nations militarise their borders in the face of the growing refugee crises.
The account of an Afghan employee of the EU border agency, who resides in Italy, has prompted an investigation by the Greek Ombudsman.
After last week’s tragedy in the English Channel, the EU border agency will be deployed to sight boats that attempt crossings, marking the first time it could be used to stop migration from the EU, rather than into the bloc.
The plan came in the wake of an accident in the English Channel that left dozens of migrants and refugees, including children, dead.
Migrant border crossings have seen a 15-fold increase through Europe's eastern frontier in the first 10 months of this year, EU border agency Frontex says.
The European Union and NATO accuse Belarus of encouraging migrants from the Middle East and Africa to cross into EU countries via Belarus as a form of "hybrid warfare" in revenge for sanctions on Minsk.
Afghans have undergone decades of war forcing millions to flee the country. Despite the volatile situation in Afghanistan, the European Union regularly deports refugees back ‘home’ or to third countries.
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