Albania recently agreed to accommodate migrants on behalf of Italy while their asylum requests are being assessed. While some Albanians see the deal as a way of thanking Italy for taking in Albanians over the years, others aren't looking so kindly on the deal.
The inflatable dinghy carrying over 60 people got into trouble off the coast of northern France. One person drowned and another is critically ill, while several others could still be missing.
Migration is at the center of the current political debate in Germany. In Goslar, a small town in Lower Saxony, integration has worked well so far. But as far-right narratives gain traction, the nationwide debate is intensifying.
Over 1.7 million Afghans have been told to leave Pakistan by November 1. The government has said Afghans are behind the majority of terror attacks in Pakistan this year.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni wrote that she learned with "astonishment" of a German government plan to finance two migrant charity groups, one operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean.
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and Italy's premier Giorgia Meloni have visited a migrant center on Italy's southernmost island after a surge in the number of migrants arriving there.
The voluntary agreement aimed to ease the burden on the southern EU border country. Germany's interior ministry has now paused it due to "high migratory pressure."
19 Aug 2023
The first asylum seekers to be held on the Bibby Stockholm accommodation barge have been removed after the discovery. The government had already faced criticism over plans to hold up to 500 people on the vessel.
31 Jul 2023
Child trafficking and exploitation is on the rise along the route that undocumented migrants take from the Horn of Africa to Saudi Arabia, the UN says. Boys and girls aged 13 to 17 are particularly vulnerable.
5 Jul 2023
Dozens of people have drowned or disappeared in the past weeks crossing from West Africa to the Canary Islands as Spain and Morocco attract criticism for slow sea rescues.
24 Jun 2023
UN agencies called for investigating and holding to account smugglers and human traffickers. Nine Egyptian men were arrested for allegedly trafficking the migrants on the boat into Europe.
28 Apr 2023
In Tunisia, the number of migrants leaving for Italy has increased since the start of the year. Coastguard officials in the southeastern Sfax region say there's been a 300 percent increase compared to 2022.