EU: We can make members accept refugees

2017-03-21 22:38

The EU's commissioner for migration says there are tools, means and power to make all members states comply with the relocation of migrants.

EU: Migrant deaths in central Mediterranean rise

2017-02-16 06:12

The chief of the European border and coast guard agency says migrant deaths in the Mediterranean on the Libya to Italy route have increased to a record level.

Frontex rescues 900 migrants at sea

2016-02-18 20:01

The EU border agency Frontex said one of its maritime patrols rescued around 900 migrants near the Greek island of Lesbos.


Migrant rescues off Libya encourage traffickers: Frontex

2017-02-27 20:20

The head of EU border agency Frontex has criticised charities that rescue migrants off Libya, arguing that they encourage the traffickers who profit from the dangerous Mediterranean crossings.

More EU-bound migrants leaving from Egypt

2016-06-28 22:31

The head of the EU's border agency has voiced concern that growing numbers of Europe-bound migrants are turning to Egypt as a departure point for their perilous sea journey.

EU warns of refugee 'catastrophe' as winter closes in

2015-11-10 05:55

The European Union has warned of a looming humanitarian 'catastrophe' with tens of thousands of people travelling through the Balkans to northern Europe as winter closes in.

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