US & Canada

US rights group ready to provide assistance to arriving migrants

Group says Central Americans fleeing violence have the right to apply for asylum despite Trump's bid to block them.

US-Mexico border

US arrested 16,658 migrant family members at border in September

Number represents a 31 percent increase from the previous month, and comes as Trump ramps up anti-immigrant rhetoric.

US arrested 16,658 migrant family members at border in September

Mexico

Mexicans rally to migrant caravan, offering aid and support

Ordinary Mexicans have come out to offer what support they can to the caravan of an estimated 7,000 migrants and refugees travelling north towards the United States.

Latin America

Migrant caravan continues towards dangers in Mexico

A growing number of migrants and refugees from Central America continue their march undeterred towards the US border in southern Mexico, despite fortified borders behind and drug cartels ahead.

Latin America

Undeterred caravan migrants: 'All of Honduras wants to come here'

Facing tightened security, waves of Hondurans continue to try to make it to the US, saying they have no other choice.

Undeterred caravan migrants: 'All of Honduras wants to come here'

Greece

Greek official blows whistle on refugee funding costs

Head of government agency that handles refugee services says funding misuse needs to be investigated.

Greek official blows the whistle on refugee costs

Opinion

The EU-Sisi deal shows Egyptian lives don't matter in Brussels

The EU is about to strike a deal with a serial human rights abuser.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Italy

Italy's pro-refugee mayor arrested

Domenico Lucano, known internationally for promoting migrant integration, charged with 'aiding illegal migration'.

Italy's pro-refugee mayor Domenico Lucano arrested

Middle East

Dozens of refugees drown in shipwreck off Morocco coast

A Spanish aid agency says authorities waited about 24 hours before responding to the incident.

Dozens of refugees drown in shipwreck off Morocco coast

Migrants

Malta allows migrants off rescue ship after five days

Fifty-eight migrants and a dog will be transferred to four European nations in the coming days.

Malta allows migrants off rescue ship after five days

Opinion

The Zaghari-Ratcliffe case and Theresa May's outrageous hypocrisy

The British government is concerned about Iran's political prisoners, but ignores those unjustly detained in the UK.

Alia Al Ghussain

by Alia Al Ghussain

Alia Al Ghussain

Morocco

Moroccan woman dead after navy fires at migrant boat

Three others wounded as naval unit opens fire after Spanish driver ignored warnings, authorities say.

Moroccan woman dead after navy fires at migrant boat

Europe

NGOs: Refugee rescue ship loses license after pressure from Italy

Charities lash out at Italy after Panama revokes registration of the Aquarius search and rescue vessel.

NGOs: Refugee rescue ship loses license after pressure from Italy

Europe

Will EU tap Egypt to solve its refugee crisis?

Plans to deepen EU ties with Cairo over migration crisis would turn 'a blind eye' to human rights abuses, critics say.

Europe

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted

Government removes domestic spy chief after comments on far-right violence, but transfers him to a more senior role.

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted