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Migrants from caravan in limbo as US says border crossing full

Migrants from caravan in limbo as US says border crossing full

About 50 people from a Central American migrant caravan including women, children and transgender individuals tried to seek US asylum on Sunday but were not allowed to cross the Mexico border ...

Turnout high in Hungary as Orban fights to retain power

Turnout high in Hungary as Orban fights to retain power

Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched a last-ditch effort to mobilise supporters in Hungary's parliamentary election on Sunday, as interim turnout ran even higher than in a 2002 vote that consigned him to eight years in opposition.

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey, killing 17

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey, killing 17

A minibus packed with migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran crashed and burst into flames in eastern Turkey, killing 17 people, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.

Asylum seeker jailed for life in Germany for rape, murder

Asylum seeker jailed for life in Germany for rape, murder

An asylum seeker claiming to be from Afghanistan was sentenced to life in jail in Germany on Thursday for the rape and murder of a student that stoked public fears and a backlash against a mass influx of migrants.

At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said.

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

Libya's coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

President Trump had threatened to veto the bipartisan deal, which would shield the young immigrants from deportation in exchange for $25bn in border security.

At least 19 migrants killed, 79 injured in road accident in Libya

At least 19 migrants killed, 79 injured in road accident in Libya

At least 19 illegal migrants were killed on Wednesday and up to 79 injured in a road accident in the Libyan city of Bani Walid, a military source said.

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday.

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler's boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies washed up on shore, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing ‘significant’ funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement ...

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious ‘Jungle’ as he defended a tougher line on immigration ...