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Turkey Suspends Migrant Deal with Greece

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has suspended a bilateral agreement with Greece allowing Athens to return migrants to Turkey, in retaliation for Greece’s failure to extradite eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after Turkey’s failed 2016 military coup.

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Turkey To Accept EU Free Travel Delay To Year End

BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Turkey is now willing to accept the liberalisation of travel visa rules with the European Union by the end of the year instead of October, as previously targeted, the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing senior Turkish government sources.

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Greece Calls On EU For Help With Huge Migrant Population

The Greek migration minister has called out to the European Union (EU) to help his country handle the tens of thousands of migrants stranded in Greece, claiming the country cannot handle them all alone. Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas made it clear his

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Turkey To Grant 300,000 Syrians Citizenship

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks to grant citizenship to some 300,000 Syrians who could travel to Europe when the European Union grants Turkey visa-free access. Turkey has felt the brunt of much of the great migration of the Syrian

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Turkey Using Syrian Migrants As ‘Slaves’

Turkish businesses are using migrants virtually as slave labour, often paying them barely half the minimum wage and denying pay to those who complain. Syrian migrants can legally work in Turkey but many end up working for employers on the black

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