Refugees

Rights groups: 'Deaths caused by deal at EU's hands'

Humanitarian agencies fear vague deal will leave vulnerable people at risk as 100 go missing in boat sinking off Libya.

Inside Story

Could the migration issue make or break the EU?

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss how Europe can deal with migrants as deep divisions continue.

Montenegro

Balkan countries pressured by EU over refugee migration route

A new immigration route through Balkan region worrying Germany, Austria and other EU countries trying to prevent the passage of refugees and migrants.

United States

US judge orders migrant children, families reunited

US District Judge Dana Sabraw says children five years old or younger must be reunified within 14 days from Tuesday.

US judge orders reunification of migrant children and families

United States

17 states sue US administration over migrant family separations

Immigration authorities have separated about 2,300 children from their parents in recent weeks.

17 states sue US administration over migrant family separations

Human Rights

Poland: Eastern Europe remains firm on anti-migrant stance

Joachim Brudzinski said Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic are united against mass influx of migrants.

Poland: Eastern Europe remains firm on anti-migrant stance

Algeria

Report: Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Associated Press report details witness accounts of migrants and refugees from Africa left to die in the Sahara Desert.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Europe

EU leaders seek migration solutions as rescue ships left adrift

Germany and France push for new solutions as bickering among EU leaders leaves boats carrying refugees adrift at sea.

EU leaders seek migration solutions as rescue ships left adrift

Politics

Central European countries to boycott Brussels' migration meeting

Leaders of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will skip a mini summit on migration this Sunday.

Central European countries to boycott Brussels' migration meeting

Europe

Aquarius charity ship of rejected refugees close to Spain

NGOs in Valencia are gearing to receive the ship of refugees that had been turned away from Italy, prompting renewed discussions in the EU over the fate of incoming refugees and migrants.

Italy

Italy shuts ports to Aquarius ship carrying over 600 refugees

UN refugee agency calls on Italian authorities to allow MV Aquarius to dock after populist government refuses it access.

Italy shuts ports to Aquarius ship carrying over 600 refugees

Inside Story

Why is the US separating migrant children from their parents?

UN warns Washington over its policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

Child rights

UN calls on US to stop separating migrant children from parents

UN human rights office says implementation of policy on US-Mexico amounts to a violation of child rights.

UN calls on US to stop separating migrant children from parents

Europe

Matteo Salvini: Italy and Sicily cannot be Europe's refugee camp

Italian interior minister, known for his anti-immigrant stance, has promised to reduce arrivals of refugees and increase expulsions.

Migrants

46 migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

As of May 30, 32,080 people reached Europe by sea this year, while 660 died attempting the crossing.