asylum

October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016

Germany's cricket boom poised to hit the silver screen

A boom of interest in cricket in Germany, fuelled by the influx of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a tale poised to hit the silver screen.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Maldives Ex-president Nasheed 'given UK asylum'

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, has been granted refugee status in the UK, according to his lawyer.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Asylum boat reaches Australia

A boat carrying asylum seekers has reached Australia's remote Cocos Islands territory.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Australia asylum baby 'will be sent back to Nauru'

A baby at the centre of an asylum row in Australia has been released from hospital into community detention.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

Sweden brings in migrant border checks

Sweden announces the introduction of temporary border checks to control the flow of migrants into the country.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Rebuilding the asylum system

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year's growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Migrant crisis: Australia PM says stopping boats key for Europe

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe is proof of the need for tough asylum policies.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Sierra Leone VP seeks asylum with US

Sierra Leone's Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana is seeking political asylum at the US embassy in the capital after soldiers surrounded his house