Teargas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos
Greek riot police fired tear gas at protesting asylum seekers on Lesbos island on Saturday as tensions simmered following the catastrophic fire that ripped through Europe's largest migrant camp there this week.
UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants
Britain on Saturday urged France to get tougher on stopping migrants using the Channel to reach the UK, with one minister...
Modi masterplan means little to Indian migrant workers
Narendra Modi's grand announcement of a $265-billion rescue package for India is little comfort to Manish Verma, one of the millions left destitute and desperate 50 days
At least 12 dead in migrant boat sinking
At least 12 people died Saturday when a boat loaded with asylum-seekers sank in the Ionian Sea, the Greek coastguard said. "So far 12 bodies have been recovered. The search and rescue operation continues," they said in a statement
Mogherini urges EU to take 'more responsibility' on migrant mission
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday urged member states to "take more responsibility" and ensure the bloc's migrant rescue operation continues to fight human trafficking in the Mediterranean.
Stranded migrant rescue ship to dock in Malta
A rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 200 migrants on board will finally dock in Malta, Italy said Tuesday, as EU states remained at loggerheads over how to handle the influx of people trying to reach the continent.
Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday faced a showdown within her conservative camp over the flashpoint issue of immigration that could threaten her political future.
Four key suspects in Hungary migrant truck deaths jailed for 25 years
The four main suspects involved in the gruesome deaths of 71 migrants in a truck on an Austrian highway in 2015 were jailed for 25 years Thursday, in a case that sparked international revulsion.