Refugee crisis in Cyprus close to tipping point
Cyprus desperately needs the EU's assistance to deal with the influx of migrants. Those already there are facing atrocious conditions while they wait for their applications to be processed.
Italian prosecutors issue order for 'Open Arms' migrants to disembark
Italy has allowed over 80 migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish migrant rescue vessel off the coast of Lampedusa to disembark. Prosecutors said the decision was due to the "difficult" situation on board.
Halfway round the world by plane: Africa's new migration route
Migrants using traditional routes from Africa to Europe often fail to reach their destinations. Smugglers now offer new options, such as taking migrants to faraway countries by plane.
Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board
Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carrying rescued migrants.
Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece
The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey.
Migrants keep trying to reach the US despite Trump's tariffs threat
Central American migrants continue to cross the border between Guatemala and Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States, as President Donald Trump threatens tariffs over migration.
U.S. might Delay Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico
The U.S. is considering delaying President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico as talks continue over stemming the flow of undocumented migrants and illegal drugs from Central America, according to people familiar with the matter.