EU migrant crisis

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

10,000 child migrants 'missing'

More than 10,000 migrant children may have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, the EU's police intelligence unit says.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Migrant hostel attacks soar in Germany

Five times more attacks were carried out on migrant hostels in Germany last year than in 2014, German police say.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Merkel proposes tougher migrant laws

German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposes changes to make it easier to deport asylum-seekers who commit crimes, after the New Year's Eve sex attacks on women in Cologne.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

EU agrees to tighten borders after Paris attacks

EU ministers agrees to get tough on border security after the devastating Paris attacks, as prosecutors said a third body had been found following a police raid on the ringleader's hideout.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Australia rejects Middle East refugee ban

Australia's immigration minister rejects a call by an MP to close its borders to refugees from the Middle East, in the wake of the Paris attacks

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Bulgaria accused of migrant abuse

The Bulgarian authorities are accused of brutality towards migrants in a new report sponsored by the British charity Oxfam.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Australia migrant center standoff ends

A stand-off between detainees and police at a migrant detention centre on Christmas Island has ended, Australian immigration authorities say.

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.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Migrant crisis: Slovenia eases border restrictions

Slovenia says it has allowed most of the 5,000 people who were stranded in wet and muddy conditions on its border with Croatia in the country.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Migrant crisis: Thousands stranded at Balkan borders

Thousands of migrants are stranded at borders in the Balkans, in cold and wet conditions, as their path to western Europe is blocked.