Migrants

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Demand to hike budget for migrants, their families

Activists have demanded that the government increase budgetary allocation for migrants and their families in the upcoming national budget of 2016-17.

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 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Bangladeshi expats in Libya asked to remain cautious

Bangladesh mission in Tripoli has asked its nationals living in Libya to remain alert amid the rise of violence in the war-torn North African country.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Italy rescues 910 boat migrants, nearly 600 saved off Libya

Nearly 600 migrants mostly from sub-Saharan African countries and Bangladesh are rescued by Libyan coast guards.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

EU leaders 'to declare Balkan migrant route closed at summit'

European Union leaders will on Monday back closing down the Balkans route used by most migrants to reach Europe, diplomats said, after at least 25 more people drowned trying to cross the Aegean Sea...

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Migrant crisis: EU to unveil emergency aid plan

The European Union is preparing to spend hundreds of millions of euros on humanitarian aid, as Greece struggles to cope with an influx of migrants.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

New Europe migrant limits face scrutiny

EU ministers meet in Brussels later amid warnings the migrant crisis could threaten the bloc's survival.

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.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

24 dead off Turkey as two boats sink

At least 24 migrants have died off the Turkish coast trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

German police ‘should shoot migrants’

German police should "if necessary" shoot at migrants seeking to enter the country illegally, the leader of a right-wing populist party has said.