Europe migrant crisis

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Migrant crisis: 'Many Somalis' feared drowned in Mediterranean

Many people are feared drowned after a boat carrying up to 400 mainly Somali migrants capsized in the Mediterranean off the coast of Egypt.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

Refugee conditions in Greece 'deteriorating': Angelina Jolie

Hollywood star and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie visits a makeshift camp in Greece and says the refugees were stuck in a "deteriorating humanitarian situation" and needed help.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Macedonia shuts border to migrants

Macedonia has said it will no longer let any migrants through its border with Greece, effectively blocking the Balkan route north.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Over 131,000 migrants reached Europe by sea in 2016: UN

More than 131,000 migrants and refugees reach Europe via the Mediterranean this year, more than the total number in the first half of 2015, the United Nations says.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Fears for migrants at Macedonia border

More than 7,000 migrants have been stuck in worsening conditions on the Greece-Macedonia border at a camp designed to support just 1,500 people.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

'No place for hate speech' on Facebook

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social network needs to get better at cracking down on hate speech against migrants.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Migrant crisis: Razor wire fence failing in Hungary

Police in Hungary say increasing numbers of migrants are breaching a razor wire fence built to stop them crossing the border from Serbia.

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 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Sweden 'to expel up to 80,000 migrants'

Sweden expects to expel up to 80,000 asylum-seekers whose applications have been rejected, its interior minister was quoted as saying.