Category: Europe


Child’s murder sparks demands for tougher checks at Swiss-German border

Politicians are calling for heightened security measures at Germany’s border with Switzerland after an eight-year-old boy was...
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North Macedonia: At least 34 irregular migrants injured in highway accident, another 240 detained for illegal border crossings.

At least 34 Afghan irregular migrants and a truck driver were injured in a highway accident on 20 July 2019, North Macedonian...
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UK sentences members of Kurdish-led smuggling network to jail

Thirteen members of a criminal network that smuggled people from Iraq and the Kurdistan region into the United Kingdom have been...
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Fourteen EU members agree to new mechanism on allocation of refugees across Europe, President Macron says

Fourteen European Union member states have agreed to a new mechanism for allocating refugees around the EU, said French president...
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Over 500 migrants remain stranded at sea

Two rescue vessels carrying more than 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean after having been denied a safe port of...
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Cruise ship rescues over 100 migrants stranded at sea near Greece

Maltese cruise ship Marella Discovery has rescued 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece’s Peloponnese...
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Migrant rescue operations resumed by MSF and SOS Mediterranee ship in Mediterranean

International aid agencies SOS Mediterranee and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have resumed rescue operations for migrants off...
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Up to 150 irregular migrants feared dead in “the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year”

Up to 150 irregular migrants are missing or feared dead in the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year. “In the afternoon,...
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UN agencies call on EU to restart migrant rescue operations

European countries must restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and help assist migrants...
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