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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...

UNHCR 2016 Estimates Cuts in Refugees Arriving to Europe via Greece Route

The outlook of how many refugees are expected to reach the shores of Greece has been drastically cut by the U.N. refugee agency, according...

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...

500 People Feared Dead in Mediterranean

The U.N. refugee agency is confirming reports that up to 500 people may have lost their lives when an overcrowded boat capsized and sank...

Deported Migrants Call for Freedom from Behind Barred Windows

Some 325 migrants have been deported to Turkey from the Greek island of Lesbos under an EU deal. They wait to learn of their fate...

UNHCR Proposes Plan to Address Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The U.N. refugee agency reports that the refugee situation in Greece is rapidly deteriorating, with about 30,000 people living under miserable conditions, but it's...

UN Refugee Official Blasts EU Over Migrant ‘Travel Warning’

A top U.N. refugee official has criticized the leaders of the European Union for calling on migrants not to come to Europe. Speaking to reporters...

UNHCR: Restrictive European Policies Won’t Keep Refugees Away

The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern over the increasingly restrictive policies being adopted by European countries against asylum seekers. It warns the measures...

UNHCR: One Million Migrants Reached the EU in 2015

Over one million migrants and asylum seekers reached Europe by sea in 2015, the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said...

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Break Records

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that migrant deaths on the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe are breaking all previous records. IOM confirmed 3,350...