refugee camp

Greece set to clear migrant camp at Idomeni

Greek authorities confirmed Monday that they ordered special police units to clear the informal refugee camp at Idomeni, on the country's border with Macedonia.

UN urges Kenya to rethink closure of camps for 600,000 refugees

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) asked Kenya on Monday to reconsider its decision to stop hosting 600,000 refugees, warning that such a move may violate the country's international obligations.

UN to investigate "murderous" attack on refugee camp in Syria

UN experts will investigate deadly airstrikes on a refugee camp in Syria, the organization's rights chief said Friday, as the Syrian regime denied any involvement in the attack.

Moscow says none of its jets were near refugee camp at time of strike

The Russian Defence Ministry says none of its planes were near the refugee camp in northern Syria when the site was hit on Thursday.

UN: At least 30 killed in airstrikes on refugee camps in Syria

At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured on Thursday in airstrikes on two settlements sheltering refugees in a rebel-held area in northern Syria, the United Nations said,...

Monitor: At least 28 killed in airstrikes on refugee camp in Syria

At least 28 people were killed and more than 50 others injured on Thursday in airstrikes on a refugee camp in a rebel-held area in northern Syria, a monitoring group said.

Monitor: At least 28 dead in airstrikes on refugee camp in Syria

At least 28 people were killed and dozens of others injured on Thursday in airstrikes on a refugee camp in a rebel-held area in northern Syria, a monitoring group said.

Merkel, EU leaders praise migration deal after visit to refugee camp

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a refugee camp in south-eastern Turkey on Saturday in an attempt to bolster a migration deal between the European Union and Ankara that is drawing heavy...

Greek minister compares Idomeni refugee camp to Nazi camp Dachau

Greek Interior Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis on Friday compared the overcrowded refugee camp at Idomeni to a World War II concentration camp.

Emotions raw at camp that is bottleneck along migrants' trek

Thousands of migrants are stuck at a camp in Idomeni, Greece, waiting for their chance to cross into Macedonia. Their desperation is raw and exacerbated by worries they will miss the chance to...

Greece-Austria row escalates; Athens stems migrant flow from islands

Athens escalated its dispute with Vienna over migration policy on Friday, rejecting a request from the Austrian interior minister to visit a refugee camp as it restricted transport from its...

8,500 refugees enter Croatia in past 24 hrs, total 399,047 since the start of the refugee crisis

The arrival and departure of refugees from the transit centre in Slavonski Brod is proceeding without incidents.

Over 366,000 refugees recorded passing through Croatia since mid-Sept

The winter transit centre in the eastern Croatian city of Slavonski Brod was catering for 1,208 refugees on Thursday morning.

Slavonski Brod transit centre can receive increased migrant influx

There are currently up to 2,000 people at the winter transit centre in Slavonski Brod.

Hundred protest against transit centre for refugees in Slavonski Brod

We are not afraid of those people (migrants), but the decision (on the centre) should have been preceded by a public debate, with residents included ...