EU nations agreed in 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece as the countries buckled under the arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees.
Italian coastguard says it recovered bodies of 13 women, some of them pregnant, after a small overloaded boat carrying around 50 migrants capsized off Lampedusa.
Italy's new government allowed a charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of the previous administration.
Greece has been a primary European entry point for refugees and migrants, with hundreds of thousands passing through the country, settling or becoming stuck there since 2015.
Libya's coast guard rescued at least 65 migrants, mostly from Sudan, with search operations under way for those still missing.
Crews onboard rescue ships say their vessels are being impounded due to ‘technical and operational’ irregularities.
Why are Muslim countries in the Gulf silent over the crackdown and abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir?
American actor Richard Gere visited 121 migrants on the rescue ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week.
Driver lost control of steering wheel, vehicle plunges off-road in Van province, killing 15 migrants and injuring over 20 others, says Van province governor.
Migrants wishing to reach the US try more risky routes after Mexico implements stricter border checks on pressure from the Washington.
The sailboat Alex, carrying 41 migrants, declined a Maltese offer to go to Malta, as the Mediterranea NGO operating it said such a long journey would have been dangerous for the people aboard.
A senior Mexican official says that three weeks ago, about 4,200 migrants were arriving at the US border daily. That number has now dropped to about 2,600.
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