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Almost 965,000 migrants and refugees were registered in Germany from the start of the year to the end of November, the Interior Ministry said...

The pictures show birthday parties, family, friends and former homes. Most refugees are not able to take many personal items on their journey. The...

Slovenia and Croatia on Thursday began playing a reverse tug-of-war with economic migrants, with Ljubljana saying it would return them to its neighbour in...

First there is the life-or-death journey across the Mediterranean, then the trek through the Balkans with hopes of a fresh start in Western Europe....

Kabul (dpa) - Germany launched a campaign in Afghanistan on Sunday to deter refugees from paying criminals to organize the long and often deadly...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday stood by her decision to welcome refugees to Germany, saying in a live television interview that she would...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to answer questions about her migration policy in a televised interview Friday night, as a new poll showed...

The European Union wants to slow down the arrival of migrants from Africa, and is offering money to enlist the cooperation of African governments....

Sweden's move on Thursday to introduce temporary border controls to help manage the flow of migrants - the latest EU member to do so...

The European Union was trying Wednesday to secure African help to control migration flows, offering in return billions of euros in development aid, at...

Germany denied on Wednesday that the government had changed its open-arms policy towards refugees with its return to the Dublin Regulation, one day after...

Refugees who have already reached Germany may not automatically be able to have their families join them given the massive numbers of people trying...

Europe is keen in enlisting Africa's help to discourage migrants from trying to reach its shores. Dozens of leaders from the two continents are...

Slovenia is running out of patience with the European Union and is moving closer to building border fences, Prime Minister Miro Cerar said in...

On average, an asylum application in Germany takes five months to process. But not for everyone. Ali Mohamed Sharif is from Somalia and has...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has taken the lead in EU efforts to address the bloc's refugee crisis, announced plans Thursday to speed up...

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has taken the lead in European Union efforts to master the migration crisis, began talks Thursday on her next step...

The flood of refugees in the eastern Aegean is not easing up. Each day, more and more people are drowning on the dangerous sea...

Athens (dpa) - More than 1,400 refugees and migrants were rescued over the past three days in the Aegean Sea, the Greek coast guard...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of her Christian Democrats' Bavarian sister party appeared on Sunday to have defused a dispute over the...

Hopes of Germany's governing coalition hammering out a new policy to better manage the unabated stream of migrants to the country seemed unrealistic Sunday...

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called coalition party leaders to an emergency meeting on Sunday to draw up an action plan to deal with the...

Eleven people were killed and about 40 are missing after a boat carrying migrants from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos capsized, Greek...

Thousands of refugees continue to stream into Germany each day, with most seeking safety from the wars gripping their homelands while hoping to find...

Croatia on Monday became the latest country to ask the European Union for material help, such as beds and tents, to cope with the...

Eleven leaders from the European Union and the Balkans promised Sunday to limit the uncontrolled tide of migrants and asylum seekers flowing through their...

Gay residents in a Dresden refugee shelter have fled persecution in the Middle East only to face much of the same from fellow refugees....

Thousands of refugees kept streaming into Slovenia on Thursday, straining the small country's resources and its patience with other EU nations that have been...

Ten EU and Balkan leaders will meet in Brussels on Sunday for talks on the "unfolding emergency" as a steady surge of migrants threatens...

Diplomatic tensions flared Monday amid chaos at the Slovenian, Croatian and Serbian borders as the slower intake of refugees created bottlenecks, while migrants continued...

More than 1,000 asylum seekers trying to reach Western Europe spent the night in the open in Croatia after Slovenian police stopped them at...

The European Space Agency (ESA) will partner with Russia on a mission to explore the south polar side of the moon, lead ESA scientist...

Slovenia said it will deploy its military to its border with Croatia on Saturday to help police handle an influx of refugees who re-routed...

Hungary will seal its border with Croatia to migrants at midnight (2200 GMT), Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Friday, forcing Slovenia to prepare for...

Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected renewed calls on Thursday to seal Germany's borders amid an influx of migrants as the lower of house of parliament...

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged legislators on Thursday to back new legislation on tightening rules for refugees, but rejected demands to seal Germany's borders.Merkel faces...

Brussels (dpa) - EU member states are failing to deliver on their pledges to help tackle the bloc's migration crisis, European Commission President Jean-Claude...

Berlin (dpa) - Border transit zones have emerged as the latest issue splitting Germany's ruling coalition, as the country seeks to find a way...

Bavaria's premier accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of "surrendering the state of law" on Saturday, deepening a rift within the chancellor's conservative bloc over how...

A plane from Italy carrying 19 Eritreans - five women and 14 men - landed in Sweden on Friday, marking the start of an...

Bavaria's conservative state government threatened Friday to take Chancellor Angela Merkel to court unless she halts a mass inflow of migrants.State Premier Horst Seehofer...

Proposals to create a system that would keep out illegal migrants who do not qualify for asylum in Europe - a crucial counterpart to...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged European unity in the face of the continent's migration crisis on Wednesday, jointly addressing...

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office is to take charge of the German refugee crisis amid signs of deepening concerns in the electorate about the way...

The European Union will Tuesday release a cooperation plan on migration that it has submitted to Turkey in a bid to stem the flow...

Berlin (dpa) - Germany's Interior Ministry expressed doubts Monday about a newspaper report saying up to 1.5 million asylum seekers are expected to arrive...

Overwhelmed reception facilities on Greek islands and in southern Serbia run counter to EU relocation plans and have forced thousands to sleep in the...

Around 4,000 Middle Eastern refugees have spent the night in the open in southern Serbia, waiting to be registered after crossing the Macedonian border,...

Berlin (dpa) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere warned on Thursday that Germany is ill-equipped to cope with the number of asylum seekers...

The G7 countries and some Gulf states pledged 1.8 billion dollars for the UN agencies dealing with migrants displaced by the conflicts in Syria...