The EU is struggling to respond to a surge of desperate migrants that has resulted in more than 3,000 deaths, with many perishing or missing in the Mediterranean. The flood of migrants and refugees, the largest movement of people Europe has seen since 1945, has raised doubt about open-borders and provoked a dispute over sharing the burden



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Comment and analysis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) in Ankara, Turkey, May 10, 2016. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. ©Reuters
Is Turkey on course to join the EU and significantly increase migration to Britain?
– FT Debates
Syrian refugees arrive at the camp for refugees and migrants in Friedland, Germany April 4, 2016. The first group of Syrian refugees arrived in Germany by plane from Turkey under a new deal between the European Union and Ankara to combat human trafficking and bring migration under control, German police said on Monday. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach ©Reuters
Brussels is framing a collective response to the migration crisis
– FT View
Refugees and migrants on a rubber boat arrive at the Greek island of Lesbos ©Getty
In its negotiations with Turkey over the refugee crisis Europe has lost the moral high ground
– Wolfgang Münchau

Sarkozy vows to push for Schengen overhaul

Ex-French president calls for reform of EU immigration policy

Nato to expand role tackling refugee flow

Defence ministers push for broad ‘maritime security operation’

Germany’s refugee crisis helps boost FDP

Party’s poll ratings rise as Christian Lindner oversees shift in its usual open stance on migration

Brussels offers incentives to stem migration

Easier visas and more investment dangled before source nations

EU to refocus on migration control

Commission seeks €60bn in private funding for related projects

Breakthrough in EU-Turkey talks on visas

Ankara mood change on antiterrorism laws aims to meet EU concerns

Refugee’s journey to German banking limbo

Having an account is a crucial step in integrating migrants

Paris refugee camp plan runs into trouble

Political opponents say mayor’s proposal is ‘tragic mistake’

Young Germans and migrants compete for housing

Prices rise in big cities as lifestyle and job prospects lure new arrivals as well as locals

More than 700 migrants feared drowned

Series of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean in the past week

Greece evacuates Idomeni camp

Authorities start to move 8,000 from site on Macedonian border

Ex-MI6 head warns of ‘populist uprising’

Dearlove says EU has to show it can control flow of migrants

Refugees in Greece refuse to relocate

Asylum seekers fear transfer far away from family and friends

Gabon seeks west’s help to combat terrorism

President says Europe must act to avoid greater migrant flows

Migrant numbers returned to Turkey fall short

Fears grow fresh arrivals could overwhelm Aegean Islands

EU extends Schengen border controls

Greece and Slovenia oppose move as migrant flows slow to trickle

Turkey demands EU’s €3bn for refugees

Dispute over promised funds casts doubt on fragile deal

Overseas aid budget to fund child refugees

Diversion of resettlement costs prompts LibDem protests

Turkish power struggle threatens EU deal

PM’s departure a blow for Merkel and plan to stem refugee flow

Brussels backs visa-free travel for Turks

Turkey praised for ‘impressive progress’ on fulfilling EU demands

UK wins exemption from EU asylum rules

Brussels unveils proposal to rewrite existing Dublin system

Cameron bows to child refugees pressure

Hundreds of unaccompanied youngsters to be allowed into UK

Niger asks EU for €1bn to stem migrant flow

Impoverished state becomes staging post for thousands heading for Libyan coast

Peer seeks foster parents for refugees

Government may make U-turn over opposing Lord Dubs’ plan

Human rights blow to Turkey’s visa hopes

Ankara falls short of EU standards with terrorism and organised crime laws

EU states face charge for refusing refugees

Brussels proposal to make countries pay €250,000 per migrant

Davutoglu stakes future on EU visa deal

PM’s initiative fuels talk of a rift with President Erdogan

Brussels plans visa-free travel for Turks

Ankara needs to meet reform conditions within weeks

Turkey realises Syrian refugees are staying

Sanliurfa region makes plans for 410,000 fugitives from war

Kosovo to get visa-free travel in the EU

Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia also expected to receive same status

Germany plans jobless migrants benefit ban

Move reflects anxiety at rise of rightwing AfD party

Nigeria and EU to discuss migrant return

Deal would likely allow deportations in exchange for aid

Turkey to boost protection for migrants

Ankara vows returnees will have asylum applications heard in full

Britain to take 3,000 child refugees

Tories bow to pressure from migration campaigners

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