Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
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Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.
An air strike hits a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kunduz, killing at least 19 people in what the U.S. military called possible “collateral damage” in a battle to oust Taliban insurgents.
(N24 POOL) – The United States will take in 15,000 more refugees from around the world next year, increasing the current level to 85,000, and to 100,000 in 2017, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with his German counterpart on Sunday.
(REUTERS) – The European Union’s migration commissioner said on Thursday (September 17) that barriers of the kind that Hungary had erected on its Serbian border were temporary solutions that only diverted refugees and migrants to other countries and escalated tensions.
(REUTERS/SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – A Hungarian camerawoman was reportedly fired from her job on Tuesday (September 8) amid allegations that she tripped up refugees as they fled from police in Hungary.