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EU agrees to link visa policy to cooperation on migrant returns

EU agrees to link visa policy to cooperation on migrant returns

EU negotiators agreed on Wednesday to new visa-processing rules under which countries that refuse to take back migrants living illegally in the European Union could be hit with complications ...

At least 28 killed as migrant vessel sinks off the Bahamas

At least 28 killed as migrant vessel sinks off the Bahamas

At least 28 people were killed when a boat carrying migrants from Haiti sank of the coast of the Bahamas, the Miami Herald reported on Sunday, citing the Bahamian military.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

At least three migrants were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.

At least 60 dead after Tunisian migrant ship sinks

At least 60 dead after Tunisian migrant ship sinks

The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia on Sunday has risen to at least 60, the United Nations migration agency said.

'Spider-Man's building' becomes Paris attraction

'Spider-Man's building' becomes Paris attraction

Having featured as the backdrop to Mamoudou "Spider-Man" Gassama's dramatic rescue act last weekend in Paris, the six-storey apartment building has become an unlikely attraction and the city's hottest spot for a selfie.

Paris 'spider-man' migrant who saved child to meet Macron

Paris 'spider-man' migrant who saved child to meet Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron is on Monday due to meet the young Malian migrant who scaled a Paris apartment block to save a child dangling from a balcony, sources in the Elysee Palace said.

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain

The number of African migrants arriving in Italy after crossing the Mediterranean from Libya dropped by more than half in July from June, the European Union's border agency Frontex said on Monday.

Thailand's new labour rules send thousands of migrant workers fleeing

Thailand's new labour rules send thousands of migrant workers fleeing

Tens of thousands of workers have fled Thailand, most of them for homes in neighbouring Myanmar, immigration officials said on Monday, after new labour regulations ...

For refugees in Greece, long wait for asylum is ‘like death’

For refugees in Greece, long wait for asylum is ‘like death’

Life in Greece has become so difficult for Amir and Walaa, teachers from Syria, that they sometimes think about returning to the home they risked everything to flee.

Italy recovers 217 bodies from hull of 2015 migrant shipwreck

Italy recovers 217 bodies from hull of 2015 migrant shipwreck

Italian emergency workers have recovered 217 bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean in April 2015, killing some 500 migrants, the Navy said on Thursday.

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean ‘hit 10,000’

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean ‘hit 10,000’

More than 10,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the UN said yesterday...