November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

Thousands of people have sought refuge in Nigeria after fleeing violence in Cameroon. Three people are dead as a boat carrying migrants capsized between Greece and Turkey. In a new edition of Fact check, InfoMigrants asks whether religion affects the chances for asylum in the European Union. This and more in today's roundup.

Violence causes thousands to flee Cameroon for Nigeria: Thousands of people have sought refuge in Nigeria after fleeing the Anglophone regions of Cameroon due to new violence there, according to UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. Click here to read more.

Three dead after boat capsizes off Greece coast: The boat capsized in the Aegean Sea. The body of water continues to be deadly for migrants attempting to enter Europe. Click here to read more.

'We'll stay until we get answers' - migrants on hunger strike in Greece: A group of mostly Syrian women and children migrants staged a hunger strike in the center of Athens to protest delays in reuniting with their family members in other EU countries. The migrants said they intend to continue their strike until their demands are met. Meanwhile, migrant arrivals in Greece are up 200 percent. Click here to read more.

30,000 rejected asylum seekers 'disappeared' in Germany, tabloid claims: The German government has admitted that it does not always know the whereabouts of rejected asylum seekers, but argues that the number doesn't tell the whole truth. The government's asylum agency faces a file backlog. Click here to read more.

Fact check: does religion affect chances for asylum? In this edition of Fact check we ask if religion can affect your chances for getting asylum or refugee protection in the European Union. Click here to read more.

A guide to Germany: A-Z: For newcomers in Germany, finding your way around can be overwhelming. Like in every other foreign country, there are lots of ins and outs to its society. Learn about 26 things that make the country in the heart of Europe tick. Click here to read more.


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