Anti-refugee rhetoric is a useful distraction from government corruption and incompetence.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's invitation to talks was withdrawn after a row between UK PM Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron over migrant crisis.
This is not a ‘migrant crisis’; this is a crisis of inhumanity.
A group of 118 migrants have left the country a day earlier and more will depart on Tuesday, according to Belarus's interior ministry.
"Humanity is once again trampled in the Aegean," says Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay after footage revealed that the Greek coast guard had opened fire on a boat carrying irregular migrants into Turkish territorial waters.
They gathered in the eastern town of Hajnowka, where they chanted "the forest is not a place for people".
Although the number of border crossings is on a steady decline, Warsaw has warned that the refugee crisis was far from over.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko who was blamed for the border crisis denies the claims criticising the EU for not taking migrants and refugees into their countries.
The International Labour Organization said numbers could be higher as authorities don’t classify all work-related deaths as such.
A group of around 500 people attempted to breach the border on Thursday evening near Dubicze Cerkiewne, a border guard spokesperson said.
Minsk earlier said the country has around 7,000 refugees and it will be responsible for sending around 5,000 home if they volunteer to leave.
At least two refugees died on a boat transporting more than 30 people after Canaries’ emergency service warned their condition was “much more serious” than the rest of the group.
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