Italy, Malta, France, and Germany are meeting in Valletta to find a temporary solution to relocating migrants rescued at sea, but a more permanent mechanism to deal with migration flows is not on the menu for talks.
Five EU interior ministers agreed on a draft migration proposal that will be discussed by all 28 interior ministers on October 8.
Protection? To quote the definition of the Collins dictionary, this is a process “to prevent someone or something from being harmed or damaged”. The use of the word infers that The Other who moves, who asks for hospitality, who seeks a better life, [...] is a threat.
LGBTQ and women's rights are particularly targeted in the current proliferation of hate speech and backsliding on human rights in the world. This is acknowledged by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, appointed in March, that explained his priorities to MEPs.
The nomination of a commissioner to "protect the European way of life" has been criticised for the inclusion of migration in the role's brief
Some announcements from EU incoming chief Ursula von der Leyen about her Commission raised eyebrows on Tuesday but perhaps none more so than the new portfolio for "Protecting our European Way of Life."
Most of the 500 or more men in the camp want to make their way north into the European Union but are being intercepted by Croatian and Bosnian police – whom they accuse of heavy-handedness.
An Italian coastguard ship carrying migrants rescued at sea was given permission to dock but not to disembark in Sicily last weekend. Medical staff allowed to tour the ship found that the 116 people on board had to share a single toilet.
"This is just the beginning of the operation," ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence said when asked about the low arrest rate.
A newly-elected MEP has called Italy's Matteo Salvini a coward over his stance on migration.
Today, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin wall there remain powerful barriers dividing people. The exhibition 'Walls of Power' explores man-made barriers throughout Europe today through the eyes of 44 artists.
The EU population increased by 1.1 million between January 2018 and January 2019.
Captain of migrant rescue ship Sea Watch, Carola Rackete, has been set free from house arrest by an Italian judge after she docked the boat in Lampedusa against a military order.
This week in State of the Union: another NGO boat in a Mediterranean standoff with Italy saw the EU Commission calling for migrants to be disembarked. A corruption report saw Hungary in the spotlight for refusing its publication, and we looked at how Brexit is affecting expats in Brussels.
Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and daughter Valeria - originally from El Salvador - drowned trying to cross the border from Mexico.
"Will there be enough political will to push through and read those documents and take this seriously?"
One migration policy officer said EU leaders need to understand a recent UNHCR report before reforming the asylum-seeking process.
A record number - 70 million people - are displaced in the world currently, as of World Refugee Day 2019. We spoke to the Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council on how to solve the crisis.
Mexican President López Obrador has promised to stem flow of migrants entering the U.S. after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexican goods.
Our correspondents Jessica Saltz in Berlin and Tadhg Enright in London explain how voters in Germany and in the UK are reacting to the upcoming EU elections.
"I thought it was a piece of art. But as a direct attempt to solve the issue of drugs this is, of course, ridiculous."
Libya's UN-backed prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj will hold talks in Rome today with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, amid a deadly military escalation in Tripoli.
"We know where they are drowning and we are not helping at all. We're even stopping people who want to help and this is something I don't want to see in the European Union," the Green candidate for the EU's top job told Euronews.
Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to march on the capital Tripoli as the UN tries to push for a peace deal.
Teenage African migrants charged with hijacking tanker after sea rescue
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he voluntarily agreed to pause Fidesz' party participation from the EPP.
The EU needs financial flexibility to support non-EU governments in preventing undocumented departures and taking back their own nationals.