By Sergei Guriev, chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
The past year has been full of watershed developments
Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.
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
EU interior ministers want to spend more money on camps in Africa so refugees and migrants can be processed there.
Hundreds of French police officers moved in at dawn to clear what is described as Paris’ largest migrant camp.
The remains of a Syrian refugee and her two children have been found in a freezer in their flat in Denmark.
Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested in Egypt after at least 42 people were killed when a boat carrying hundreds of African migrants capsized off the Egyptian…
The number of people displaced by conflict worldwide stands at 65 million, according to a new World Bank report.
A million refugees arrived in Germany in 2015, with the peak migration being reached in September, when Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to open the frontiers.
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 influx of people seeking asylum in Germany has fallen sharply, government figures show.
Months of living rough in makeshift camps have taken their toll. Some Syrians are now reportedly paying smugglers to return home.
Syrian refugee Zaki Ismail Khalil has finally been reunited with his family after a gap of more than a year, he claims. They attempted to settle in
INTERPOL and Europol, two major transnational law enforcement agencies, have outlined fresh measures to break up the organised criminal networks
Greece has opened its first reception centre on the island of Lesbos. Known as ‘hotspots’, the centre will separate new arrivals between bona fide
Clashes between migrants and Hungarian police at the joint border with Serbia leaves scores injured on both sides.
Tough, new laws have come into effect giving police in Hungary the authority to arrest and charge migrants attempting to enter the country illegally
Hungary has sealed its border with Serbia. A razor wire fence was moved into position around 1am CET. #Europe: Barbed wire gate at the train track.
Austrian authorities have followed Germany’s lead and imposed additional border checks on its eastern border. Train services from Hungary via Austria
Thousands have taken to the streets of the Hungarian capital to demonstrate against the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The crowd marched across