Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl
Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.
Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.
The Italian Coastguard says more than 1,100 migrants have been picked up at sea in the last two days. One body has been recovered.
At least 11 people from Syria, including five children, are dead after their plastic boat sank off Turkey
Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki
We are seeing a mental health crisis among Syrian children and if we do not act now, it will be very difficult to undo the damage done.
Around one hundred police and firefighters have cleared the remaining 500 migrants from a shantytown between the towns of San Severo and Rignano Garganico in Italy.
NGOs react angrily to suggestions that their efforts to rescue migrants off the Libyan coast are encouraging smugglers
Authorities face a "sad paradox" as smugglers overload dinghies, says the European border and coast guard agency Frontex.
Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…
The aim is to get more failed asylum seekers out of Germany – and faster.
Greece’s migration minister Yannis Mouzalas was confronted by an angry crowd at the entrance of a sprawling migrant camp in the south of Athens on Monday, trying to block his entrance to the…
It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig
Video released by the Italian coastguard shows the moment a migrant woman was saved from a sinking boat.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte published an open letter he wrote urging anyone who cannot respect Dutch customs to leave the country
“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest
The Hungarian camerawoman who gained notoriety after tripping an immigrant and his child near the Hungary-Serbia border has escaped prison for her actions and been handed a three-year suspended…
As a big freeze grips Europe, the plight of refugees has become increasingly desperate.
In a sign of further splits within the EU on migration, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has slammed Austrian proposals to create asylum centres outside the…
Cédric Herrou faces an eight-month suspended sentence and driving restrictions for the aid he has given to African migrants.
Spanish police have released a photograph of a young African man found hidden in a woman’s suitcase.
More than 1000 migrants stormed a double fence on Sunday in a bid to cross from Morocco into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta.
By Stephen Groff is a vice president of the Asian Development Bank Imagine that you are a farmer. Your crops are withering as weather patterns
The number of people displaced from Mosul has nearly reached 100,000 the UN’s refugee agency says since the Iraqi army’s offensive to retake the city from ISIL.