The number of people fleeing war and persecution rose to a record 79.5 million in 2019, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said … Read more
At least 15 persons were missing and feared drowned off the coast of Libya on Saturday after a boat carrying around three dozen migrants bound … Read more
The death toll from the sinking of a boat carrying migrants off the Tunisian coast has risen to 54 as more bodies were recovered during … Read more
The bodies of 20 persons were recovered on Wednesday following the sinking of a fishing boat carrying irregular migrants.
A search is underway for 30 … Read more
Initially limited by the emergency measures, national asylum authorities largely made strong efforts to resume services wherever possible, often within weeks. At the same time, … Read more
The number of unaccompanied young migrants crossing the English Channel from France to Britain has spiked during the coronavirus outbreak, as travel restrictions force them … Read more
Six boats carrying 90 migrants which were attempting to cross the English Channel have been intercepted by Border Force boats over the weekend.
The occupants … Read more
More and more migrants are crossing, Europe is closing its ports and no humanitarian ships are carrying out rescues. As the coronavirus pandemic dominates headlines, … Read more
Portugal is to take up to 60 unaccompanied children from Greek refugee camps, according to Socialist Party lawmaker Isabel Santos, as concern mounts over the … Read more
Sky News on Saturday reported that a record number of migrants crossed the English Channel yesterday.
It is thought more than 140 people were brought … Read more
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun a series of emergency distributions in the Libyan capital Tripoli, to assist refugees and … Read more
A migrant child wearing a protective face mask sits next to plastic sacks, during her arrival at the port of Piraeus near Athens, Greece, 04 … Read more
In the wake of recent migratory crisis, particularly in the Mediterranean, the EPP Group in the European Parliament has insisted for a stronger, more efficient … Read more
Afghan officials on Sunday launched a hunt to retrieve bodies of Afghan migrants from a river in a western province after reports that Iranian … Read more
Applications for asylum in the EU+ dropped by almost half in March as COVID-19 containment measures took effect, following persistently high levels of applications in … Read more
A total of 2500 meters of elastic, 500 meters of fabric and 140 spools of thread are being delivered by eCabs to 130 volunteers around … Read more
A handout photo made available by the Salvamento Maritimo Humanitario (SMH, Humanitarian Sea Rescue) non-governmental organization (NGO) shows some of the 34 migrants, who were … Read more
Aid group Doctors without Borders (MSF) said it is ending its cooperation with partner SOS Mediterranee amid disagreement over the continued rescue of migrants.
Doctors … Read more
IOM, the International Organization for Migration, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNICEF, the UN Children’s Fund today welcomed the relocation of 12 unaccompanied asylum-seeking … Read more
Frontex, told AFP on Monday it said “all four boats have been accounted for” and there had been no shipwreck in the Mediterranean.
“Two arrived … Read more
Claim of shipwreck of boat carrying persons in migratory journey and its location confirmed to be unfounded – Malta’s Foreign Affairs Minister
Allegations that a boat carrying dozens of migrants had sunk in Malta’s Search and Rescue Area were confirmed to be unfounded. Malta’s foreign affairs minister … Read more
Italy has ordered 156 migrants on board a German rescue ship off the western coast of Sicily to be transferred to another vessel and … Read more
Turkey allegedly has a plan to push migrants infected with the coronavirus to cross into Greece and other parts of Europe
Greek authorities were reported to have found out that numerous migrants in Turkey have been concentrating in the country’s western seaside towns, as if ready … Read more
A number of persons are believed to have died following the wreck of a barge between Malta and Tripoli.
Sea Watch in a tweet, said … Read more
The United Nations has called on the European countries to end the suffering of asylum seekers rescued in the Mediterranean, and not to return them … Read more
The European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees … Read more
Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Thursday, its first such facility … Read more
EU ambassadors agreed to deploy a new naval mission in the Central Mediterranean to police the U.N. arms embargo on Libya.
The new Irini mission … Read more
The bodies of 64 men were discovered asphyxiated in a sealed shipping container on the back of a truck at a checkpoint in Tete, Mozambique … Read more
“The pandemic is forcing us to freeze our activities. This is a necessary decision, despite the fact that the embarkments have started again,” said a … Read more
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called for the immediate evacuation of migrant camps on Greece’s islands, arguing that the conditions there provide “the perfect storm” … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that there was “no difference” between the Nazis and the Greek authorities forcibly repelling thousands of … Read more
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the … Read more
A fire has ripped through a refugee shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos as tensions over a surge in migration from Turkey continue to … Read more
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the Turkish coastguard to prevent migrants from crossing the Aegean sea because of the risks, state media reported.
A … Read more
Ministers from across the EU met in Zagreb on Friday for a second day of talks on the conflict in Syria’s Idlib province, as well … Read more
Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants towards its territory, Interior Minister … Read more
At a meeting of EU interior ministers in Brussels on Wednesday, the member states said that Turkey was exploiting refugees to get its way politically.… Read more
Greek security forces have launched a manhunt for migrants who illegally crossed over from the Turkish border since Friday when thousands massed on the Turkish … Read more
Migrants clash with Greek police officers as they attempt to cross the closed-off Turkish-Greek border in a bid to reach European soil, in Edirne, Turkey, … Read more
A child died and 47 migrants were rescued after their boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesvos, the Greek coastguard said on Monday.
At … Read more
A US federal court has ruled that the Trump administration must halt its policy of requiring Central American asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico pending US … Read more
For the first time since 2015, applications increased from the previous year. The increase was not largely driven by irregular migration, but rather by applications … Read more
Residents on two Greek islands clashed with police on Tuesday over the building of new migrant detention camps.
Crowds attempted to stop police from disembarking … Read more
Police in riot gear threw teargas and fired water cannon at Greek islanders as they tried to prevent access to construction sites for new migrant … Read more