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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
EU's Tusk defends use of barbed wire against migrants
EU's Tusk defends use of barbed wire against migrants

EU president Donald Tusk defended the use of barbed-wire fences against migrants.

EU's Tusk defends use of barbed wire against migrants
Germany stunned by rash of New Year's sex assaults
Germany stunned by rash of New Year's sex assaults

The German government condemned dozens of coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in Cologne blamed on Arab men.

Germany stunned by rash of New Year's sex assaults
Hungary accuses Austria of 'stupidity' in refugee crisis
Hungary accuses Austria of 'stupidity' in refugee crisis

Hungary accused Austria of confusing 'solidarity and stupidity' after Vienna said that nations which do not accept refugees under European Union quotas should face sanctions.

Hungary accuses Austria of 'stupidity' in refugee crisis
EU, Turkey agree 3bn euro aid deal to stem migrant crisis: Tusk
EU, Turkey agree 3bn euro aid deal to stem migrant crisis: Tusk

The European Union and Turkey agreed on a deal to stem the migrant crisis, including a three-billion-euro ($3.2-billion) aid package for Syrian refugees in Turkey.

EU, Turkey agree 3bn euro aid deal to stem migrant crisis: Tusk
Eurogroup chief warns of 'mini-Schengen' if EU fails on migrant issue
Eurogroup chief warns of 'mini-Schengen' if EU fails on migrant issue

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem warned that a small group of EU countries may be forced to form a "mini-Schengen" if the bloc fails to resolve its migrant crisis.

Eurogroup chief warns of 'mini-Schengen' if EU fails on migrant issue
EU, African leaders to tackle migration crisis
EU, African leaders to tackle migration crisis

Europe's leaders will offer Africa up to 3.6 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in aid at a summit in Malta in exchange for help tackling the migration crisis rocking Europe.

EU, African leaders to tackle migration crisis
EU's Tusk seeks 'strong signal' from Turkey
EU's Tusk seeks 'strong signal' from Turkey

EU president Donald Tusk urged Turkey to show its readiness to work with Brussels on issues such as the migrant crisis following a stunning election win by the party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

EU's Tusk seeks 'strong signal' from Turkey
EU risks 'disintegration' over migrant crisis, warns EU's Mogherini
EU risks 'disintegration' over migrant crisis, warns EU's Mogherini

The European Union risks disintegrating if it fails to respond to its worst migration crisis since World War II collectively.

EU risks 'disintegration' over migrant crisis, warns EU's Mogherini
Bodies of 43 would-be migrants wash up on Libyan beaches
Bodies of 43 would-be migrants wash up on Libyan beaches

The bodies of at least 43 people thought to be migrants washed up on Libyan beaches east of the capital Tripoli at the weekend.

Bodies of 43 would-be migrants wash up on Libyan beaches
Pope calls for every European parish to take in refugee family
Pope calls for every European parish to take in refugee family

Pope Francis called on every Catholic parish in Europe to take in a refugee family, saying the Vatican's two parishes would lead by example.

Pope calls for every European parish to take in refugee family
Turkish PM slams refugee policy of 'Christian fortress Europe'
Turkish PM slams refugee policy of 'Christian fortress Europe'

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu criticised the "ridiculously small" share of refugees the EU is accepting, labelling the continent the "Christian fortress Europe."

Turkish PM slams refugee policy of 'Christian fortress Europe'
EU faces 'unprecedented humanitarian, political crisis': Timmermans
EU faces 'unprecedented humanitarian, political crisis': Timmermans

Europe is facing an "unprecedented humanitarian and political crisis" as it struggles with the huge influx of refugees and migrants, the European Commission's vice-president Frans Timmermans said.

EU faces 'unprecedented humanitarian, political crisis': Timmermans
EU to step up action against Mediterranean people smugglers
EU to step up action against Mediterranean people smugglers

The EU is preparing to step up action against people smugglers in the Mediterranean, actively seizing the boats which carry thousands of hapless migrants to Europe.

EU to step up action against Mediterranean people smugglers
Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship
Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship

Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush accused Asians of abusing rules allowing infants born in the United States to be American citizens.

Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship
Hollande, Merkel 'to discuss EU migrant crisis on Monday'
Hollande, Merkel 'to discuss EU migrant crisis on Monday'

The French and German leaders will meet in Berlin on Monday to give a new push to European efforts to tackle the biggest migrant crisis in 50 years.

Hollande, Merkel 'to discuss EU migrant crisis on Monday'
Germany expects record 'up to 800,000' asylum-seekers this year
Germany expects record 'up to 800,000' asylum-seekers this year

Germany expects to receive up to 800,000 asylum-seekers in 2015, a new record, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said.

Germany expects record 'up to 800,000' asylum-seekers this year
Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex
Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex

EU border agency Frontex reported a record 107,500 migrants at the European Union's borders last month, as the 28-member bloc struggles to cope with a refugee crisis

Record 107,500 migrants at EU borders in July: Frontex
More than 1,000 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean
More than 1,000 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean

More than 1,000 migrants were rescued trying to cross the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard said, with further tragedies narrowly averted.

More than 1,000 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean
Lithuania says can take in 250 refugees, migrants
Lithuania says can take in 250 refugees, migrants

Lithuania said it has decided to resettle up to 250 Syrian refugees, migrants and asylum seekers transferred from Italy and Greece.

Lithuania says can take in 250 refugees, migrants