Illegal crossings of border up by 75% in first five months
Ljubljana – Slovenian police recorded 4,333 attempts at illegal crossing of the border in the first five months of the year, which is 75% more than in the same period last year, when 2,466 such attempts were recorded. Afghanis account for almost a quarter of those intercepted, the police statistics show.
Afghan becomes shepherd in Turkey’s east to raise bride price
A 25-year-old Afghan citizen has started working as a shepherd in the eastern province of Tunceli to raise enough bride price to marry his beloved he left behind in his home country.
"I will save money and marry the woman I love until the end of summer in Afghanistan," Abdullah Muhammedi told Demirören News Agency on April 20.
Teen in critical condition after being stabbed inside Lesvos migrant center
A teenager from Afghanistan was in serious condition on Monday after being stabbed inside the migrant identification center of Moria in Lesvos.
According to initial information, the 17-year-old was stabbed in the chest and abdomen by a 20-year-old fellow Afghani. The victim is being treated in the hospital of Mytilene, while the suspect was arrested.
Migrants deported to Serbia say Hungary's "worst country"
The US agency said that the nighttime deportation is "very unusual" and witnessed by UN refugee agency representatives.
Belgium's CALL: Bulgaria Does Not Offer Migrants Good Conditions
Conditions for the admission of migrants in Bulgaria are not satisfactory, ruled in three separate instances a judge with the Council for Alien Law Litigation (CALL) in Belgium, reported BTA.
140 Afghani Citizens Extradited From Bulgaria
140 Afghani citizens have been extradited from Bulgaria, while the Afghani Embassy is preparing the passavants of another 200, reported PM Borisov to outgoing ministers on Wednesday.
Borisov also noted that migrant pressure along the Bulgarian-Turkish border has decreased thanks to the efforts made by the Turkish side.
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Bulgaria's Borisov Discusses Readmission With Afghani Authorities
In a telephone conversation with the head of the executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, outgoing Prime Minister Borisov has underlined the commitment of Bulgaria to the recovery and development of the country.
At the same time, he has expressed his concern in relation to the growing influx of migrants from Afghanistan.
Piraeus refugee ‘war zone’ overnight: 7 injured, 2 serious (photos-videos)
The port of Piraeus looked like a ‘war zone’ late Wednesday night when violent clashes broke out between Syrian and Afghani refugees and illegal immigrants. Over seven people were injured and have been transferred to hospital, two of whom are in serious condition. The clashes started at the E2 port gate and quickly spread to the E1 gate, as police forces were absent.
Croatia sends 217 "economic migrants" back to Serbia
Croatia has sent a group of 217 economic migrants - that UNHCR said are mostly Afghanis, Iraqis, along with a small number of Syrians - back to Serbia.
The Serbian Interior Ministry (MUP) spokesperson Biljana Popovic-Ivkovic said these migrants will be returned to "the countries they came from", based on "agreements and procedures" in place.