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LGBTQ Refugees Seek Better Future in Europe

The trauma of a perilous boat journey to Greece still fresh in her mind, Tolay performed a ritual she'd felt too unsafe to undertake...

EU Debates Whether Yazidi Refugees Merit Special Protection

Yazidi children play soccer in the biting winter wind outside the northern Greek refugee camp of Agios Athanasios. The camp is reserved for Yazidis, thousands...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

UN: Death Toll Among Refugees Crossing Mediterranean Is Highest Ever

The U.N. refugee agency estimates nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore...

IOM: Nearly 3,000 Dead Crossing Mediterranean This Year

The International Organization for Migration reports nearly 3,000 refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have died so far this year. Most...

Almost 50% of Europeans Fear and Resent Refugees

Around 50% of European citizens fear that the arrival of refugees will increase the risk of attacks in their countries, according to a survey...

More Money Needed for Refugees and Migrants in Greece, Balkans

The U.N. refugee agency reports a multi-million-dollar appeal begun early this year on behalf of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Greece...

People Smugglers Made $5 Bln Moving Refugees to Europe in 2015

People traffickers made profits exceeding 5 billion dollars by transporting refugees and migrants to Europe in 2015, according to Interpol and Europol. According to the...

Dozens of Terrorism Suspects Among Refugees Who Entered Germany

German authorities are investigating 40 cases in which Islamic militants are suspected of having entered the country with the recent flood of refugees from...

Bloomberg Chart: Italy Migrant Route Now Busier Than Path Through Greece

A recent chart created and published by Bloomberg, shows that the refugee route to Europe through Italy is becoming busier and, for the first...