Turkey is already home to at least 5 million refugees and the country cannot bear an additional "migration burden" by taking in Afghans who worked for Western countries, President Erdogan tells European Council chief.
Europe will not be able to convince Ankara to open its borders to host Afghan refugees. It should work with Turkey diplomatically and financially instead.
Nearly 70 percent of those fleeing homes are from just five countries – Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar – according to the annual report on forced displacement by the United Nations Refugee Agency.
Greece says it will reject the majority of refugees coming via Turkey despite EU laws requiring European nations to share the responsibility of asylum seekers.
No normalisation without a political settlement is the EU's stance against the Syrian regime, but why are some of its member states still reopening their embassies?
On visit to Turkey's southern Hatay province, Linda Thomas-Greenfield hails Ankara for hosting refugees and allowing international humanitarian aid into war-torn Syria.
Documents are hard to come by for Syrian refugees around the world. Refugee children in Lebanon are set to struggle academically exactly for that reason.
Refugees can only seek asylum in the country they first entered on arrival in Europe, but a German court is challenging this with a ruling that may offer hope to Syrians facing deportation.
Donald Trump appears far more generous than Biden, who came to power on the promise of reversing his immigration policy.
“I hope that the world can do something in order for us to get back to our villages and homes…is that possible?”
The abuse was mostly at a military intelligence centre in east Lebanon's Ablah district, the General Security bureau in Beirut or at the defence ministry, said the report called "I wish I would die."
Turkish President Erdogan speaks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council head Charles Michel seeking to better ties.
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