Two months ago NATO launched a mission on the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on people smugglers. What’s happened since then and has the program been a success? DW accompanied a NATO crew at sea.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
More than 33,000 people have died attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean since 2000, according to a UN study. With routes between Turkey and Europe blocked, pressure has increased on the route to Italy.
A new joint report takes a critical stance on the European Union's Khartoum Process and suggests it puts more migrants in harm's way, instead of limiting mass migration and combating issues of trafficking and smuggling.
A new report says EU-Horn of Africa migration policy puts African migrants at risk. DW spoke with the report's co-author Lutz Oette about why the Khartoum Process is inherently flawed.
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