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      More than 700 migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast

      More than 700 migrants were feared dead following three shipwrecks off the Libyan coast in the past week. The deaths...

    2. May 29, 2016

      Young Germans and migrants compete for city housing

      Bustani Radwan and Tim Gehringer might seem to have little in common. One is a 22-year-old Syrian refugee who has come...

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    1. FT Data

      May 27, 2016

      Eastern Europe has the largest population loss in modern history

      Eastern Europe’s population is shrinking like no other regional population in modern history. The population has...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Over 500 migrants rescued in capsize

      Rome — A large wooden fishing boat overcrowded with migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, the Italian navy said on...

    3. May 24, 2016

      Greek police start to move migrants out of Idomeni camp

      Greek police have begun transferring refugees and migrants from a tent camp at Idomeni next to the shuttered border...

    4. May 23, 2016

      Austria’s race to the right is a lesson to mainstream parties

      Austria is the taboo-breaker in European politics. By coming within a whisker of making Norbert Hofer the first...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Erdogan’s march to absolute power has Berlin’s blessing

      With Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu forced from office, Turkey has passed a political watershed: Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s...

    6. May 17, 2016

      The risks of Erdogan’s pursuit of one-man rule

      Whatever else one thinks of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one has to admire his audacity. Turkey’s autocratic leader came to...

    7. May 16, 2016

      Ex-MI6 head warns of ‘populist uprising’ over migrants

      The former head of Britain’s intelligence agency MI6 has warned of a “populist uprising” unless leaders can show that...

    8. May 16, 2016

      Refugees in Greece refuse to relocate across EU

      One in seven asylum seekers in the EU’s flagship scheme to relocate refugees throughout the bloc has either refused to...

    9. May 16, 2016

      Gabon leader calls for western help to combat terrorist threat

      President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon warned that western powers need to step up efforts to help combat militant Islam...

    10. May 15, 2016

      Migrant numbers returned to Turkey fall short

      The number of migrants being sent back to Turkey from Greece has fallen well short of EU expectations, prompting fears...

    11. May 13, 2016

      National UK statistics debunk the migration myth

      Wind back two days and think about the immigrant element of the Brexit debate on May 11. The Office for National...

    12. May 12, 2016

      EU extends border controls within Schengen for six months

      EU member states have signed off on six more months of border controls within the Schengen area despite protests from...

    13. May 12, 2016

      Angela Merkel’s warm migrant rhetoric belies a colder welcome

      Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision this week to prolong the temporary border checks Germany imposed in the refugee...

    14. May 11, 2016

      Germany keeps border checks in place

      Germany has abandoned plans to remove emergency border checks despite a sharp drop in refugee arrivals, underlining...

    15. May 11, 2016

      Turkey demands EU hands over €3bn for refugees

      A row has erupted between Turkey and the EU over billions of pounds in aid for Syrian refugees, casting fresh doubt on...

    16. May 10, 2016

      A far-right mood darkens Austrian politics

      Following Austrian politics over the past nine months has been like watching, in slow motion, the build-up to a train...

    17. May 6, 2016

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects EU demands to reform terror law

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, has rejected Brussels’ demands for an overhaul of an anti-terror law,...

    18. Fast FT

      May 6, 2016

      Erdogan may abandon EU-Turkey refugee deal

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, has suggested he is prepared to abandon a refugee deal with the EU that...

    19. May 5, 2016

      Renzi and Merkel hit out at Austria’s fence to keep out refugees

      Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, issued a stinging rebuke of Austria’s far-right Freedom party as he joined...

    20. May 5, 2016

      Turkish power struggle threatens EU migrant deal

      A pivotal deal to staunch the flow of migrants from Turkey into the EU, masterminded by Angela Merkel, German...

    21. May 4, 2016

      Europe’s limited options over the Turkey visa deal

      Europe is enjoying some badly needed respite in the migrant crisis that has swept the continent. Much of this stems...

    22. May 4, 2016

      Brussels gives green light to visa-free travel for Turks

      The European Commission has recommended that Turks be granted visa-free travel in the EU despite Ankara’s failure to...

    23. May 4, 2016

      Boost for Cameron as UK wins exemption from new EU asylum rules

      Britain has won a significant carveout from new EU rules on asylum seekers that will allow the UK to continue expelling...

    24. May 4, 2016

      Cameron bows to child refugees pressure

      David Cameron has capitulated to a growing rebellion in the Conservative party and agreed to allow hundreds of...

    25. May 4, 2016

      Niger asks EU for €1bn to stem migrant flow

      Niger is asking Europe for €1bn to stem the flow of people from other African countries through its vast desert...

    26. May 3, 2016

      Labour peer seeks foster parents for child refugees

      A Labour peer campaigning to bring child refugees to the UK has asked potential foster parents to put their name...

    27. May 3, 2016

      Foreign volunteers embrace the Jungle way of life

      On a recent morning as the sun began to warm the chill Paris air, I stepped out on to the rooftop of the headquarters...

    28. May 3, 2016

      EU states face charge for refusing refugees

      European countries that refuse to share the burden of high immigration will face a financial charge of about €250,000...

    29. May 1, 2016

      Brussels prepares legal groundwork on visa-free travel for Turks

      Brussels will this week propose visa-free travel to Europe for 80m Turks but says Ankara still needs to meet several...

    30. May 1, 2016

      Australia must act to shut its offshore camps

      That Papua New Guinea, a country with questionable human rights credentials, is publicly shaming Australia over its...

    31. May 1, 2016

      Turkey realises Syrian refugees are staying

      From his oversized red leather sofa, the governor of the Turkish province that houses the largest number of people who...

    32. April 30, 2016

      Kosovo to benefit from visa-free travel in Schengen Area

      Kosovo is set to become the latest country to benefit from visa-free travel in the EU. The European Commission is...

    33. April 29, 2016

      Germany’s AfD set to back anti-Islamic manifesto

      Germany’s rightwing populist Alternative for Germany party is expected to back an anti-Islamic manifesto at a party...

    34. April 28, 2016

      Germany plans 5-year benefit ban for jobless migrants

      Germany is planning to ban EU migrants from most unemployment benefits for five years after their arrival in dramatic...

    35. April 25, 2016

      Turkey to boost legal protection for migrants, easing EU returns

      Ankara will bolster the legal protection it extends to non-Syrian refugees in a concession that paves the way for the...

    36. April 25, 2016

      The Leave camp’s flawed fightback on migration

      The Leave camp has long believed that immigration is among its strongest cards in the EU referendum debate. Now, after...

    37. April 25, 2016

      Migrant camp measles outbreaks spark fears of health crisis

      The sun is falling over the Grande-Synthe migrant and refugee camp in a suburb of Dunkirk in northern France. Omar,...

    38. April 21, 2016

      Plan to raise asylum case fees by 600%

      The government wants to raise the fees sixfold for immigration and asylum tribunals as it seeks to raise £37m a year....

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