Conference on unaccompanied migrant children starts in Zagreb

A two-day conference called "On the Move and Alone", which started in Zagreb on Thursday, brought together approximately 70 experts from nine countries to discuss how to respond effectively to the...

Germany calls for quick EU asylum overhaul, continued border checks

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere called Thursday for a quick reform of the European Union's asylum rules as well as an extension of temporary border controls, at talks with his EU...

Merkel: Closure of Balkan route did not solve refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has renewed her criticism of strict border controls along the so-called Balkan migration route and pointed to the EU-Turkey deal as the only sustainable solution in...

11,000 migrants saved, 38 dead in this week's rescues off Italy shore

More than 11,000 lives were saved and 38 bodies were recovered in two days of large-scale migrant rescue operations on the central Mediterranean, the International Organization for Migration (IOM...

More than 4,600 migrants rescued, 28 bodies recovered off Italy shore

Some 4,655 migrants were rescued and 28 bodies were recovered in 33 operations on the stretch of sea between Sicily and Libya, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday.

Turkey: Mosul operation could create a million refugees, affect EU

The planned offensive on the Islamic militia stronghold Mosul in northern Iraq could create one million refugees if poorly executed, Turkey's Defence Minister Fikri Isik warned on Tuesday.

Migrants stranded in Serbia start protest march to Hungary

Around 350 migrants started a 210-kilometre march from Belgrade toward Hungary Tuesday, to protest the border barricade that is keeping them stranded.

Dacic: Serbia will not allow to be the biggest victim of migrant crisis

Serbia will not allow to be the biggest victim of the migrant crisis, it must be in touch with the countries of what is called the Balkan migrant route and it is preparing measures to protect its...

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Greece over four-day period

More than 600 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek islands from Turkey over the last four days, 280 of whom reached the country's shores by boat in the past 24 hours, the Greek refugee...

Ten dead among the 6,100 boat migrants rescued off Italy

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday there were 10 bodies among the more than 6,000 boat migrants who were rescued the previous day off the coast of Italy.

US takes in nearly 85,000 refugees in 2016, plans for 110,000 in 2017

The United States accepted just under 85,000 refugees in fiscal year 2016, the US State Department said Monday.

Kovac: Croatia will meet obligations concerning migrants

Croatia has committed to taking 1,600 migrants as part of the EU's resettlement plan and it will meet its obligations, while the higher number being mentioned in Croatian media is exaggerated,...

Turnout under 50 per cent renders Hungarian EU migrant vote invalid

Hungarian President Victor Orban's crusade against the European Union's migration policy fumbled on a technicality Sunday when a referendum on the EU refugee resettlement quota for the country...

Hungary referendum on EU migrant quota invalid due to low turnout

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant resettlement quotas did not reach the necessary 50-per-cent turnout and is therefore invalid, vice-chair of the governing Fidesz party Gergely Gulyas says.

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant quota

Hungary is voting in a referendum on the European Union's plan to resettle migrants and refugees in the country.