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...

Turkey will not change anti-terror law for sake of visa deal

Turkey will not change anti-terror law for sake of visa deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday Ankara will not change its anti-terrorism law, despite it being a condition laid down by the European Union to ensure visa-free travel for Turks.

Sweden, Denmark extend border controls to deter migrants

Sweden, Denmark extend border controls to deter migrants

Both Sweden and Denmark separately announced the temporary extension of border identification checks on Thursday in a bid to deter the influx of further migrants and refugees.

Brexit to trigger migrant influx: PM

Brexit to trigger migrant influx: PM

Thousands of refugees could flock to Britain from France if voters decide to leave the European Union, a spokesman for David Cameron said yesterday, underlining the prime minister’s stance that an exit would hurt security.