migration deal

Fragile deal with Turkey depends on political determination, says EU

The success of a migration-stemming deal between the European Union and Turkey hinges on the "political determination" of all involved, the bloc's executive said Wednesday, noting that the...

More migrants returned to Turkey from Greece under EU-Ankara deal

An overall 220 migrants were returned to Turkey from Greece Friday, partially as part of a deal between the European Union and Turkey aimed at curbing migration movements.

German, Italian ministers envision migrant deals with Africa

The interior ministers of Italy and Germany suggested on Tuesday that the European Union could reach migration swap deals with North African countries similar to the bloc's agreement with Turkey...

First Syrian refugees arrive in Netherlands based on EU-Turkey deal

A group of 31 Syrian refugees were the first to arrive in Netherlands from Turkey as part of the EU's migration deal with Ankara, a Justice Ministry spokeswoman in The Hague said Tuesday.

Syrian refugee "swaps" between Turkey and the EU: How the deal works

The European Union took in the first batch of Syrian refugees from Turkey on Monday, under a deal struck with Ankara aimed at stemming migration flows into Europe, while more than 200 migrants...

First Syrian asylum seekers land in Germany after EU-Turkey deal

The first Syrian asylum seekers to enter the European Union legally directly from Turkey following the bloc's deal with Ankara landed in Hanover, Germany, on Monday.

Amnesty: Turkey deports 30 Afghan asylum seekers after EU deal

Turkish authorities deported 30 Afghan asylum seekers to Afghanistan, just after the European Union reached a deal with Turkey on stemming migration, Amnesty International said Wednesday, warning...

UNHCR reduces aid in Greece amid concerns about EU-Turkey deal

International aid organizations said Tuesday that they are reducing services on Greek islands because migrant reception centres have been turned into detention sites as part of the EU-Turkey...

The numbers behind the implementation of the EU-Turkey migration deal

The European Union is working on implementing a challenging new migration deal with Turkey that is mean to stem the flow of migrants trying to reach European shores.

EU-Turkey migration deal to curb Aegean crossings beginning Sunday

Turkey and the European Union struck a deal on Friday to stop the torrent of migrants crossing the Aegean Sea, declaring that those arriving on Greek shores can expect to be returned to Turkey...

Turkish premier: EU-Turkey migration deal is "historic day"

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu welcomes the migration deal with the Euroepan Union as an "historic day."

EU, Turkey seal new migration deal due to take effect March 20

The European Union and Turkey agreed Friday on a contentious new deal to stem the flow of migrants across the Aegean Sea, with new arrivals to be returned from Greece to Turkey beginning March 20...

Lithuania: EU-Turkey migrant deal will be tested from Sunday

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says the new migration deal struck between Turkey and the European Union will go into effect on Sunday, when the first migrant returns from Greece to Turkey...

EU leaders back Turkey migrant deal, look to Davutoglu for approval

EU leaders gave their blessing Friday to a contentious new migration deal with Turkey, paving the way for the country's prime minister to consider granting his final approval.

EU leaders consider proposal for migrant deal after talks

EU leaders are considering a proposal for a migration deal with Turkey after negotiations with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, an EU source says on condition of anonymity.