Europe's asylum system

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.

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.

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 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Europe’s dilemma is a stark closer to Asia

Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Migrants break out of camp as Hungary loses grip

Hundreds of migrants break out of a Hungarian border camp and others set off on foot from Budapest as authorities scrambled to contain a migrant crisis that has brought Europe's asylum system to breaking point.