Crisis looms as Cameroonian migrants invade Cross River
A humanitarian crisis may soon hit some communities in Boki Local Council of Cross River State.
Driver charged as death toll climbs among Texas truck migrants
A survivor of a horror truck journey in which 10 migrants suffocated to death has told how travelers took turns breathing through a tiny hole in a desperate bid to stay alive, US investigators said Monday.
44 migrants, including babies, die of 'thirst' in Niger desert
At least 44 migrants, including women and babies, were found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said Thursday.
Italy rescues 480 migrants, recovers seven dead
Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard said Sunday.
Libyan 'hell' driving new migrant surge
Nightmarish conditions in Libya are helping to drive a surge in the numbers of migrants attempting to reach Italy in the depths of winter, humanitarian officials and asylum seekers say.
Hundreds of migrants enter Spain from Morocco
Hundreds of migrants stormed into Spain's North African territory of Ceuta from Morocco early Friday, the emergency services and police said, adding that some were injured in the process.
Brazil says 19 migrants feared drowned off Bahamas
At least 19 Brazilian migrants who went missing last month are feared drowned off the Bahamas as they tried to cross illegally to the United States, officials in Brasilia said Monday.
Bruised by refugee crisis, Merkel faces tough election year
Germany's mass refugee influx may have abated, but the fears and tensions it stoked loom large as a weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to lead her party into a tough election year.