An Italian navy ship carried a dead body among the 900 illegal migrants brought to shore on Thursday in the Sicilian port of Augusta. The men, women
More than 400 migrants adrift at sea, mostly Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar and Bangladesh, have been brought ashore to safety by fisherman off the
The debate over European Union migrant quotas has become more heated with the Commission deputy chief saying it is ‘unacceptable’ for EU states to
A migrant being held at a detention centre in Libya claims to have been “beaten” and “insulted.” The North African country has become a major hub for
European Union plans to cope with the vast numbers of migrants risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean to get to Europe appear close to
The EU has agreed a mission to fight against people smugglers operating in Libya. A naval operation will start next month with its headquarters based
EU foreign and defence ministers met in Brussels on Monday to approve a mission aimed at destroying boats used by people smugglers in Libya. It forms
As the European Union debates the contentious issue of immigration, Italy continues to accept daily waves of people from north Africa. Italian media
The French prime minister has visited the Rivera town of Menton where record numbers of migrants have been travelling from Africa through Italy and
With boats full of people believed to be abandoned in the Andaman Sea, the UN urges southeast Asian countries to work together to help migrants.
In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly, EU officials unveil their plan to curb the influx of illegal migrants from the Mediterranean Sea; the Greek
They’re a new wave of Asian ‘boat people’. Cast adrift by human traffickers, thousands are thought to be seeking refuge in Malaysia, Thailand and
Hundreds more migrants attempting to reach Europe have been taken ashore in the Sicilian port city of Catania. The British Navy was involved in the
New data has shed fresh doubt over the EU’s attitude to asylum seekers after a weekend in which more than 700 migrants drowned trying to reach the
Britain’s new Conservative government has already expressed a firm “No” to EU plans for a quota system to deal with the migration crisis which has
EU countries should accept at least 20,000 refugees over two years, the European Commission said on Wednesday, as it unveiled its plan to tackle the
An amateur video released by a migrants’ rights group shows a crackdown by police near the French port city of Calais. The rights’ group has
Malaysia has detained more than 1000 Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees after they arrived on Monday. It comes a day after Indonesian authorities
Migrants in Libya are being tortured, gang-raped and abused even before risking the world’s deadliest sea crossing, a human rights group
The German Chancellor and the leaders of the country’s regions have agreed to speed up the processing of asylum applications. However, they have put
Set adrift for two days in the Mediterranean 98 migrants have been picked up by the Italian coastguard overnight on Tuesday. Italy has rescued at
The European Union is working on proposals to put to the Security Council early next week, as the EU seeks international backing for its plan to tackle human traffickers.
Immigration is one of the hot topics of Britain’s forthcoming general election. Euronews reporter James Franey went to Bethnal Green, one of the most
The perilous crossing from Africa to the shores of Europe has claimed the lives of more migrants. Survivors said around forty people died and were
Immigration - economic boon or burden? With increasing numbers of migrants coming to the UK the question has divided the country ahead of parliamentary elections.
About 200 migrants from Morocco, Sudan and Eritrea were rescued by the Italian Guardia di Finanza.
Nearly 5,800 migrants were plucked from boats off