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UN says 2,850 EU-bound refugees drowned this year

The UNHCR Tuesday said 2,850 people died or vanished trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year so far, while 381,412 made it over. Most (258,365) landed in Greece, followed by Italy (121,000), Spain (1,953), and Malta (94). Some 51% are from Syria, 15% from Afghanistan and 8% Eritrea.

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Opinion

A plea to the EU from inside Tehran's Evin jail

As a result of my peaceful civil activism, I have been arrested 13 times, undergone five trials, and been sentenced to 34 years of imprisonment and 154 lashes in total. I am currently in Evrin prison, without the slightest regret.

Illegal pushbacks happening daily in Croatia, says NGO

More than 1,600 testimonies of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants and refugees throughout the EU has been published, collated by the Border Violence Monitoring Network and the Left party — adding to the mounting evidence of abuse.

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No, Bosnia and Herzegovina is not ready for the EU

The European Commission has asked the member states' leaders assembling in Brussels next week for the customary end-of-year European Council to approve EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Doing so would be a mistake.

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