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The French president has met with local politicians and officials in Calais to ease concerns about the town’s so-called Jungle migrant camp.
Aid convoys have reached some besieged areas of Syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped.
European leaders from countries along the Balkan migrant route have gathered in Vienna with the aim of pushing other EU member states to take faster action over the migration…
The so-called Balkan migration route has been the focus of attention at a summit in Vienna of leaders from affected countries.
The Syrian army’s new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo has intensified.
The Syrian Army, has announced a new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo, days after a week-long ceasefire crumbled.
The United Nations has said it will resume aid operations to Syria by sending trucks to a besieged district near Damascus.
World leaders hold UN summit on refugee crisis * Over 65 million refugees world wide * Aid chiefs call for “dependable humanitarian funding” * Syrian refugees living in a camp in the Bekaa Valley i
The US and Russia say they want to extend the ceasefire they have brokered in Syria.
Some 3,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the weekend.
Video posted to social media shows rescuers searching through the debris of damaged buildings hit by airstrikes said to be in the town of Douma in Syria’s Damascus…
Turkey is threatening to walk away from a deal to stem the migrant flow to Europe over the failure by Brussels to deliver on waiving visa restrictions.
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The United Nations says it is talking to Russia about getting a longer halt to hostilities, to help the two million people trapped in the divided Syrian city of…
The foreign ministers of Venezuela and Colombia have met to discuss moves to open up their joint border, a year after Caracas closed crossings in a crackdown on…
More than 150 civilians – mostly women and children – have been leaving besieged eastern parts of the Aleppo, according to Syrian TV reports.
Around 1,000 migrants have arrived in Italy from North Africa in the last three days.
The Syrian government is to open humanitarian corridors to let civilians flee the besieged northern city of Aleppo, its ally Russia said on Thursday.
Hungary is one of the most xenophobic countries in Europe according to a poll by the Pew Research Centre.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in
Four hundred and fifty migrants and refugees were rescued off Italy’s coast, the Italian coast guard has announced.
The rights watchdog says the alleged abuse was committed over four years by the members of five armed organisations in the conflict-torn country.
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights claims that at least twenty-five civilians were killed and dozens of others wounded in an airstrike on the Syrian city of…
A day after declaring victory over Islamic State militants in Fallujah, Iraqi security forces are struggling to shelter people fleeing the city.
The UN Secretary General has urged countries to do more to help Greece cope with Europe’s migrant crisis as it struggles with its own economic hardship.
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Iraq, as people displaced from their homes by violence face a summer in harsh conditions.