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Slovenian police catch 30 illegal migrants

Slovenian police caught 30 illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan, including six minors and a child, near the coastal town of Koper on Thursday night, the town's Primorske Novice newspaper...

Syrian teen with headscarf complains of being kicked off Berlin tram

A 14-year-old Syrian girl was allegedly told to disembark from a tram in Berlin because the driver did not approve of her headscarf, police in the German capital said on Wednesday.

German court rules against deporting refugee to Hungary

A German court ruled on Tuesday against the nation deporting an asylum seeker to Hungary because of the Central European state's "inhumane and degrading treatment" of refugees.

Clashes break out at migrant centre in Bulgaria, 14 police injured

Clashes broke out Thursday between asylum seekers and police in Bulgaria's largest migrant reception centre, local authorities said.

PM says Slovenia protecting Schengen, will close border if necessary

If there is a new migrant wave along the Balkan route as last year, Slovenia will take every security measure and protect the external Schengen border, Prime Minister Miro Cerar told Maribor's...

Italy coastguard: More than 650 migrants rescued from Mediterranean

Some 658 migrants have been rescued following three interventions on the Mediterranean Sea stretching between Italy and North Africa, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday.

Somali-born German arrested for smuggling migrants out of Italy

A Somali-born German was arrested Wednesday in Germany for allegedly heading a 13-man smuggling ring that helped migrants travel from Italy to northern Europe, Italian police said.

Italy coastguard: 8 bodies recovered, 1,400 saved from Mediterranean

Eight bodies have been recovered and about 1,400 people saved in Mediterranean Sea migrant rescues, the Italian coastguard said Tuesday.

Migrant killed by train while trying to cross Italy-Austria border

A migrant was killed overnight in the northern Italian province of South Tyrol while trying to board a train for Austria, the ANSA news agency reported Tuesday.

Five Iranians caught illegally entering Croatia in Konavle

Five Iranians were caught by Dubrovnik police in an attempt to illegally entered Croatia on Monday, and the men aged between 25 and 31 years, are to be readmitted  to Montenegro from where they...

Mass brawl breaks out between migrants in Belgrade, one stabbed to death

One person was stabbed to death and two were seriously injured in a mass brawl that broke out between two groups of migrants in central Belgrade on Monday, Serbian police said.

Croatian FM: Balkan route needs to remain shut and under control

It is very important that the Western Balkan migrant route remains shut and under control, Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Monday noting that last year's...

Melbourne bank fire suspect identified as asylum seeker from Myanmar

The 21-year-old man who set himself on fire inside a Melbourne bank injuring 26 people, was an asylum seeker who was waiting for his immigration claim to be processed, a local community leader...

Report: Germany expects to send about 12,000 migrants back to Afghanistan

More than 12,000 Afghan migrants to Germany are to be sent back to their home country because large parts of Afghanistan are considered safe, according to a German government document reviewed by...

EU agency: Italy faced record sea migrant arrivals last month

Nearly 27,500 migrants arrived in Italy in October, an all-time monthly record fuelled by favourable weather conditions, the European Union's border agency Frontex said Wednesday.