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Greece to start setting up closed migrant camps in March

Greece will begin setting up closed camps for asylum seekers on its Aegean islands in March, the country's migration minister said Monday, in response...

Austria’s ‘ghetto’ language classes stir segregation fears

Every morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read,...

Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government

German climate activists said on Wednesday they were suing Chancellor Angela Merkel's government over what they say is its insufficient action to tackle climate...

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker ends Mohammad cartoon contest within hours

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said on Sunday he had ended a contest for cartoons caricaturing the Prophet Mohammad, only hours after announcing the...

Five EU states agree migration deal, look for broader backing

Interior ministers from five European Union countries said on Monday they had agreed a new scheme to distribute migrants saved from the Mediterranean in a...

Italy refuses migrant rescue ship in latest standoff

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday refused to allow a ship carrying dozens of migrants to enter Italian waters, the latest in a...

Slovenia erects more border fence to curb migrant inflow

Slovenia has begun work on an additional stretch of fence along its southern border with Croatia with which it aims to keep out a...

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Forty-four migrants, including women and children, plucked from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean arrived in Malta Tuesday after charity boat Alan Kurdi handed the...

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive

Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals...

Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 shipwrecked migrants

The migrant rescue boat Alan Kurdi has saved another 44 people, including women and infants, in distress on the Mediterranean, its operator German charity...