Human Welfare

Italian minister emboldened by Libya visit, migration curbs

Jun 25, 2018

Italy's populist interior minister has returned from a quick trip to Libya expressing confidence in his decision to close Italian ports to migrants

The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks

Jun 24, 2018

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says emergency talks European leaders held on migration didn't yield any decisions but that the participants agreed they need to work together on the politically fraught issue

Mini-migration summit: EU nations try to resolve differences

Jun 24, 2018

The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon of informal talks on differences over migrant ahead of a full EU summit that starts next Thursday

Italy vows to expel far more migrants, but it won't be easy

Jun 22, 2018

After blocking rescue boats from bringing more asylum-seekers to Italy, the nation's new leaders are vowing to expel many more migrants already here

The Latest: 4 Eastern Europe nations to skip migrant meeting

Jun 21, 2018

The Latest: 4 Eastern European nations to skip weekend emergency meeting on migration

EU countries prepare mini-summit as migration row festers

Jun 20, 2018

Leaders from a group of EU countries, led by Germany and France, will meet Sunday to thrash out possible solutions to a divisive row over migrants

The Latest: Hungary asked to delay vote on 'Stop Soros' bill

Jun 18, 2018

Experts within the Council of Europe are asking Hungarian lawmakers to delay passage of a bill that would penalize people who assist refugees with up to a year in prison

Disputed policies on migrants are the top threat to EU unity

Jun 16, 2018

The diplomatic spat this week between Italy, Malta and France over who should take responsibility for more than 600 people rescued at sea shows that the biggest challenge Europe faces today is migration

Migrant aid ship on way to Spain as Italy draws deeper line

Jun 13, 2018

Italy escalates quarrel with France over migration, challenges Paris to take in more asylum-seekers and demands apology

The Latest: Merkel, allies head for showdown over migration

Jun 13, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for a showdown with her conservative allies in a dispute over whether to turn back some refugees at the border

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