Sea convoy with migrants rescued from Mediterranean Sea reaches Spain as migration debate hots up in Europe
An aid group's ship and two Italian military vessels docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in a European political fight over migration
France, Germany and Italy agreed to draw up a "code of conduct" for charities operating boats in the Mediterranean to rescue migrants crossing from Africa to Europe.
Around 400,000 migrants and refugees passed through Hungary in 2015 before PM Viktor Orban's government sealed off its southern borders.
Greece condemns Macedonia's use of 'excessive force' against migrants trying to break down border fence
Greece on Monday lashed out at Macedonia for using "excessive force" after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on migrants trying to breach the closed border to enter the EU.
Hopeful refugees flooded back Sunday to Greece's overwhelmed Idomeni migrant camp on the border with Macedonia, creating confusion, after rumours that the closed frontier would be forced open.
European leaders launch a charm offensive to win backing for a migrant deal with Turkey on Wednesday, seeking to heal rifts between member states on the eve of a key summit with Ankara.
The court in Bodrum convicted the two of human trafficking but acquitted them of the charge of causing Aylan Kurdi's death through deliberate negligence.
Greece has asked the EU for 480 million euros ($534 million) in emergency funds to help shelter 100,000 refugees, the government said Tuesday, warning that the migrant influx threatened to overwhelm its crisis-hit resources.
: Hundreds of refugees on Monday tried to break through a border fence into Macedonia from Greece where more than 6,000 people are stranded, as Germany lashed out at EU states for abandoning Greece to refugee chaos.
People fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa, the Mideast and Asia are facing an evening deadline to move out of a camp in the French port of Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe's migrant crisis.
The Nato warships, now under German command, will conduct reconnaissance and surveillance to help end Europe's gravest migrant crisis since World War II.
Time magazine Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year 2015," hailing her leadership during Europe's debt, refugee and migrant crises, as well as Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
The European Union on Monday pledged to help set up 100,000 places in reception centres along the migrant route through the Balkans, in a bid to end rising tensions on its eastern frontier over how to deal with the crisis.
EU president Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged a crackdown on the "murderers" among human traffickers who have killed scores of people trying to reach Europe from conflicts abroad.
Moroccans are seen adopting a position similar to the lifeless body of Syrian three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who drowned while attempting to reach the Greek island of Kos.
Palestinians paid tribute to the tiny boy Aylan Kurdi who drowned while fleeing the Syrian war by building a sand sculpture of him on a beach in the Gaza Strip.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu today criticised the "ridiculously small" share of refugees the EU is accepting, labelling the continent the "Christian fortress Europe."
Earlier this week, a photograph of the dead body of three-year old Aylan Kurdi became the symbol of an international crisis unfolding in Europe. Twitter responded with artistic representations.
Paramilitary police officers investigate the scene where a lifeless body of an unidentified migrant child was found on a sea shore in Bodrum, Turkey on early Wednesday.