EU migrant crisis

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

Bishop urges UK PM to take more refugees

Eighty-four Church of England bishops reveal that they wrote to David Cameron last month urging him to accept at least 50,000 refugees from Syria.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Migrants reach Slovenia as Hungary closes Croatia border

Hungary has closed its border with Croatia in an effort to stem the flow of migrants through the country en route to western Europe.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU ministers attempt to resolve quota row

European Union ministers are to meet to try to resolve a dispute over how to relocate 120,000 asylum seekers who have recently arrived in Europe.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Kerry says US ready to take more refugees

The United States will increase the number of refugees it takes in by 15,000 over each of the next two years, bringing the total to 100,000 by 2017, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Migrant crisis: Austria sees fresh influx

Austria saw the arrival of at least 10,000 migrants, amid bitter rows among EU nations on how to handle the growing crisis.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Over 2,200 migrants rescued off Libya: Italy coastguard

Eight rescue operations picked up more than 2,200 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard from 10 boats in distress in the Mediterranean.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Migrant crisis: New routes sought amid impasse in Balkans

Migrants stranded in Croatia are making renewed efforts to head north despite moves by Slovenia and Hungary to hold them back.

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