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Bangladeshi migrants take the tough route from Libya to Italy's coasts in the hope of finding asylum and eventually, employment in Europe. Greece is extending its housing program for refugees and Libya's detention centers get another rap for "terrible" conditions.

From Bangladesh via Libya to Europe: a new trend in migration: Two years ago, there were hardly any Bangladeshi migrants like Ahad heading for Europe, but falling oil prices and reports of human rights abuses in the Gulf region are prompting many Bangladeshis to head for European shores. Read more... 

Greece to extend refugee housing program: Asylum seekers in Greece are to benefit from the extension of an EU-funded program to provide them with housing and financial assistance. The idea is to transfer refugees from camps to proper accommodation with better access to basic facilities. Read more... 

Libya detention centers in terrible condition: IOM: The International Organization of Migration has reported on the deplorable conditions of detention camps in Libya. The organization has demanded that some be closed immediately. Read more... 

Gaps in German foreigner registry risk grave asylum, deportation mistakes: Vastly outdated data, EU citizens listed as needing to leave Germany: Just some of the mistakes that pepper the database, the commissioner for refugee management said. And the resulting consequences could be serious. Read more... 
 

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