asian migrant crisis

Angela Merkel most influential figure of the year

AFP journalists choose Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Migrant crisis: MOAS to begin mission in Andaman Sea

Global search and rescue charity, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), will begin a new mission in the Andaman Sea and adjacent areas on March 3 to track, monitor and, if needed, provide search and rescue of refugees or migrants.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Angela Merkel most influential figure of the year

AFP journalists choose Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.

October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

Migrant crisis: 22 drown off Greek islands

At least 22 migrants - many of them children - drown trying to reach Kalymnos and Rhodes from Turkey, in the second major boat tragedy off Greek islands this week.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

9 more Bangladeshis return from Malaysia

Nine more Bangladeshis, rescued by the Malaysian authorities during the Southeast Asian migrant crisis in May this year, return home