Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu rules out migration deal with EU limited to financial assistance for Turkey's hosting of refugees from Afghanistan.
EU countries have accused Belarus of deliberately pushing migrants across its borders, especially from Lithuania, in retaliation for sanctions imposed in June.
In a letter to Interior Minister Priti Patel, Labour’s Yvette Cooper, chair of parliament’s Home Affairs Committee, questioned overcrowding and length of stays at a “completely inappropriate” accommodation where asylum seekers are detained.
PM Mario Draghi wanted to propose at May 24 summit that EU make a deal with Libya to offer financial aid in exchange for hosting refugees, local media had reported.
Top EU officials meet President Erdogan in Ankara with high-level talks held on issues including refugee crisis, trade, visa liberalisation as well as revamp of ties.
Video shows distressed migrant boat in Greek waters being pushed back by EU's border agency and Greek coast guard, followed by Turkish rescue of asylum seekers.
South American drug cartels are minting money by separating children from their parents and then having their members pose as the children's relatives in order to cross into the US.
A fire earlier this week destroyed much of the camp near the town of Bihac that had already been harshly criticised by international officials and aid groups as inadequate for housing refugees and migrants.
Greece, Italy, Malta and Spain say in a joint paper that mandatory quotas for sharing out people who qualify for refugee status among the 27 EU countries must be pursued.
Greek police suspect that five migrants could be behind the fire that destroyed Europe's largest camp on September 8.
EU states agreed to provide shelter to some vulnerable refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos, after the Moria refugee camp burned down from back-to-back fires this week.
A 15-year old girl carried her father on the back of her bicycle for about a week for 1,200 kilometres (750 miles) as he couldn't work and they decided to cycle home.
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