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A flagship EU policy to relocate migrants from Greece and Italy appears to have flopped.
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
One year after a fence went up on the Hungarian-Serbian border to stop the flow of migrants, flash mobs have turned out in Budapest.
It seems nowhere is safe for Afghans trying to flee renewed fighting, neither at home not in any of the neighbouring states. So many are heading for Europe in increasing numbers, yet find themselves b
War in Syria means EU asylum applications from there are a priority, but people from other highly dangerous places are being sent back home when their applications eventually fail after long months wa
Foreign Ministers and high-ranking officials from Mediterranean countries have met in Greece to search for solutions to the migrant crisis.
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
Across the globe there are some 50 million displaced children, according to a new UNICEF report.
French authorities plan to dismantle the so-called Calais Jungle camp – home to thousands of migrants fleeing war or poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said that 2016 has been the worst year so far for migrant deaths on the anniversary of the death of Aylan Kurdi.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has declared he would offer no amnesty to anyone who is in the United States illegally.
Donald Trump has defended his call for a wall on the Mexican border to halt illegal immigration, during a surprise visit to meet Mexico’s President Enrique Pena…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily round up of the top stories from across Europe.
A Norwegian ship arrives at the Italian port of Cagliari, carrying 1,100 rescued migrants.
More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump set out more details on his immigration policy as he sought to play down criticism he had softened his hardline stance on deporting undocumented migrants
An Afghan teenager, reportedly 16-years-old, has been found strapped to the bottom of a truck, after apparently travelling for around 400 kilometres.
More than 300 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after migrant boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
Thousands of migrants, many of them refugees, have died nameless and unknown after perishing at sea trying to reach Europe; efforts are underway to try to identify them.
Greece is reported to be planning new shelters, to help ease increasing pressure on overcrowded migrant camps.
The deal to send back to Turkey the migrants reaching Europe's shores is a house of cards falling apart, according to Austria's foreign minister.
A dispute between Italy and France over the movement of migrants has resulted in a stand off at the border between the two countries.
As many as 8,300 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean in the last five days according to Italian authorities, as more bodies washed ashore in Libya.
The German authorities claim to have found a video in which the suspected Ansbach bomber pledges allegiance to ISIL militants.
Italy is once again on the ‘frontline’ of Europe’s refugee crisis, replacing Greece, the head of the EU’s border agency has said.
The hold-up is due to ad-hoc checks by the Austrian authorities, who have strengthened measures to curb the flow of migrants into the country.