Human Rights

1 dead, 3 missing after migrant boat capsizes at US-Mexico border

The rubber raft flipped over and all nine of its occupants were swept away in the cold, fast-flowing water.

1 dead, 3 missing after migrant boat capsizes at US-Mexico border

Libya

As Tripoli conflict continues, detained migrants run out of food

At least 376 people have been killed and thousands displaced since fighting erupted last month in the Libyan capital.

As Tripoli conflict continues, detained migrants run out of food

Peru

'We must protect our citizens first': Peru expels Venezuelans

More than 40 Venezuelans are deported for concealing their criminal records or for staying illegally in the country.

'We must protect our citizens first': Peru expels Venezuelans

Latin America

Central American migrants continue to face crackdown in Mexico

A signal of a shift in policy away from providing humanitarian support for Central American refugees and towards a programme of containment which is more in line with the demands of the US president.

Libya

UN evacuates 325 refugees out of Tripoli as clashes continue

More than 300 people moved from detention facility in the capital to northwestern Libya, the UN's refugee agency says.

UN evacuates 325 refugees out of Tripoli as clashes continue

Libya

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Refugees and migrants request immediate medical assistance as several people are reportedly wounded by gunfire.

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Latin America

Police halt migrant caravan in southern Mexico

Witnesses say people are being forced onto police buses and taken to an immigration centre.

Latin America

Fleeing poverty and persecution, Nicaraguans seek better lives

The Latin American country's problems are no longer just political as it falls into the worst economic slump in three decades.

Africa

Niger refugees: Hundreds hope for a new life in Europe

The plight of African refugees stuck in northern Niger hoping for a better life in Europe.

Libya

'We are in a fire': Libya's detained refugees trapped by conflict

Detainees at detention centre on the outskirts of Tripoli live in fear amid intense clashes for control of the capital.

'We are in a fire': Libya's detained refugees trapped by conflict

Europe

Rescued refugees allowed to disembark in Malta, go on to Europe

All 62 refugees on Alan Kurdi ship will be redistributed between four EU countries, says Maltese PM Joseph Muscat.

Rescued refugees allowed to disembark in Malta, go on to Europe

Italy

New far-right coalition forms before European Parliament vote

The transnational alliance of far-right groups includes parties from Italy, Finland, Germany and Denmark.

New far-right coalition forms before European Parliament vote

Human Rights

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns

Nielsen's departure comes amid reports that Trump was not happy with her handling of immigration issue.

Libya

Libya: Detained refugees 'terrified' as clashes near Tripoli rage

Some refugees and migrants say they have been left without food and water, others say they were forced to move weapons.

Libya: Detained refugees 'terrified' as clashes near Tripoli rage

Europe

Greek police fire tear gas at refugees demanding access to border

Minor clashes outside camp in northern Greece after 'false report' about border opening circulated on social media.

Greek police fire tear gas at refugees demanding access to border