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Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany
Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany

Growing xenophobia and rightwing extremism could threaten peace in eastern Germany.

Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany
Mass brawls erupt in crowded migrant shelters in Germany
Mass brawls erupt in crowded migrant shelters in Germany

Clashes broke out between hundreds of asylum seekers at a shelter in Berlin, in the second mass brawl to erupt over the weekend in Germany's crowded migrant accommodations.

Mass brawls erupt in crowded migrant shelters in Germany
French PM Valls calls on Gulf to accept more refugees
French PM Valls calls on Gulf to accept more refugees

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the Gulf states to accept more refugees fleeing Syria, saying that a "humanitarian disaster" could erupt in the Balkans if Europe does not control its borders.

French PM Valls calls on Gulf to accept more refugees
Merkel berated over refugee policy by Bavarian ally
Merkel berated over refugee policy by Bavarian ally

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under fire for her welcoming refugee policy from her powerful Bavarian coalition ally, who demanded she cap arrivals "in the national interest".

Merkel berated over refugee policy by Bavarian ally
EU must limit migrant numbers: French PM
EU must limit migrant numbers: French PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday urged the European Union to limit the number of migrants it allows into the bloc.

EU must limit migrant numbers: French PM
Obama meets refugees as bitter Syria debate rages
Obama meets refugees as bitter Syria debate rages

US President Barack Obama said the world must offer haven to refugees, as he visited a Malaysian centre for displaced children amid a bitter and racially tinged US debate over the Syria exodus.

Obama meets refugees as bitter Syria debate rages
Some attackers used refugee crisis to 'slip into' France: PM
Some attackers used refugee crisis to 'slip into' France: PM

Some of the suspects in the Paris attacks took advantage of Europe's migrant crisis to "slip in" unnoticed, warning the EU needed to "take responsibility" over border controls.

Some attackers used refugee crisis to 'slip into' France: PM
Greek PM in Turkey to discuss migrant crisis
Greek PM in Turkey to discuss migrant crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras held talks with the Greek orthodox patriarch as he embarked on his first official visit to Turkey set to be devoted to grappling with the huge flow of refugees entering his country from Turkish territory.

Greek PM in Turkey to discuss migrant crisis
Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees
Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced increasing calls to delay bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees by year's end due to security concerns, following attacks in Paris.

Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees
Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas
Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas

Former Polish leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa slammed plans by his country's incoming government to stop welcoming refugees.

Ex Polish leader Walesa slams Warsaw plan to drop refugee quotas
EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks
EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker firmly defended Sunday the EU's hotly-contested plan to redistribute refugees across Europe despite calls by Poland to scrap the scheme after the deadly attacks in Paris.

EU's Juncker defends refugee plan despite Paris attacks
Germany can't cope with refugee family reunification demands: minister
Germany can't cope with refugee family reunification demands: minister

Germany's interior minister called for family reunification rights of Syrian asylum seekers to be limited, saying the country cannot cope with a doubling of its already record refugee numbers.

Germany can't cope with refugee family reunification demands: minister
Republican rivals rip Trump's immigration plan
Republican rivals rip Trump's immigration plan

Donald Trump reiterated his pledge during Tuesday's Republican presidential debate to deport millions of undocumented workers, a plan trashed by rivals including Jeb Bush.

Republican rivals rip Trump's immigration plan
Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants
Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants

The shy children from a dog-eared photograph found in the pocket of a migrant drowned off Italy may never know what happened to the man who might have been their father.

Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants
EU turns to African leaders to stem migrant crisis
EU turns to African leaders to stem migrant crisis

EU leaders will push their wary African counterparts to help tackle the migration crisis at a summit in Malta this week, offering them billions of euros in aid in exchange for cooperation

EU turns to African leaders to stem migrant crisis
Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees
Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Canada's new prime minister vowed to make good on campaign promises to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the beginning of next year and bring home fighter jets battling the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

Trudeau says Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees
Germany to speed up repatriations of rejected asylum-seekers
Germany to speed up repatriations of rejected asylum-seekers

Germany plans to speed up repatriations of rejected asylum-seekers from new central hubs, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition allies agreed, vowing to bring order to a record migrant influx.

Germany to speed up repatriations of rejected asylum-seekers
Croatia votes as migrants flow in, economy languishes
Croatia votes as migrants flow in, economy languishes

Croatians vote in a general election as the nation faces an ongoing influx of refugees -- a crisis that rival political camps have tried to exploit, while lacking concrete policy pledges to kickstart the sluggish economy.

Croatia votes as migrants flow in, economy languishes
Migrant crisis 'may derail' EU budgets: Dijsselbloem
Migrant crisis 'may derail' EU budgets: Dijsselbloem

Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said the fallout from the refugee crisis should be considered when assessing some members' budgets, adding it had already had a major impact on debt-ridden Greece.

Migrant crisis 'may derail' EU budgets: Dijsselbloem
US Speaker Ryan won't work with Obama on immigration
US Speaker Ryan won't work with Obama on immigration

Fresh off his election as speaker of the House of Representatives, US Congressman Paul Ryan refused to cooperate with President Barack Obama on immigration, ruling out any reform before 2017.

US Speaker Ryan won't work with Obama on immigration