The EU commission wants to maintain relations with Turkey, despite an EU parliament vote to suspend accession talks amid renewed threats from Ankara to scrap a migrant swap deal.
A six-year old child and mother died late Thursday at an asylum detention centre in Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos.
A report suggests that children run away because their asylum claims have been rejected, and they don’t want to be deported.
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Actions at EU level to protect child migrants have so far been scattered and insufficient, human rights campaigners say.
The Slovak EU presidency last week circulated a short paper among EU states on "effective solidarity". The concept will be discussed among ministers on Friday ahead of an EU summit in December.
US nationals, post-Brexit Brits, and millions of others to be asked questions and charged €5 each to enter the EU in future, under a new proposal.
EU states, under the new plan, would take asylum seekers from Italy and Greece and send some of them packing to their home countries.
The EU slams the "degradation" of democracy in Turkey and questions the future of accession negotiations in a report likely to further inflame tension.
Viktor Orban fails to push through parliament constitutional amendments that would block any further EU migration quotas.
Austria's defence minister has said the EU should be ready to act as the "first cracks are becoming visible" in the deal agreed in March.
Germany's interior ministry has said migrants and asylum hopefuls should be intercepted at sea and returned to Africa, marking a U-turn in policy.
Police on Friday morning began removing some 3,000 migrants from the French capital, one week after a similar operation in Calais.
EU commission denied allegations of torture at Italian migrant hotspots, but said authorities can physically force people to be fingerprinted.
Police in Italy used electric shocks, beatings and sexual humiliation to force people to give their fingerprints in line with an EU target, Amnesty says.
Europe and the US need an "intelligence hub” to fight terrorism, with grand ideas on EU military integration unlikely to bear fruit, Germany’s former spy chief has said.
Romania and Morocco have the highest number of expats in prison in the EU while Lithuania has the highest percentage of their expat population in jail.
Scores of children are sleeping rough on the ruins of the Calais jungle after French authorities declared the end of evacuation.
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UN allegations of unlawful returns of asylum seekers from Greece to Turkey mark another blow to the credibility of the EU-Turkey migrant swap deal.
EU compliance with adequate human rights standards, the principle of non-refoulement and fair access to asylum procedures needs to be reviewed through new guidelines and mechanisms.
Prime minister Matteo Renzi has said he will block the EU budget unless other member states help ease the pressure of migration flows into the country.
Austria, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Norway granted three-month extensions on border controls despite fall in migrant numbers.
Thousands of migrants calmly queued before sunset to be transferred to refugee centres all around France.
This week's EU summit will take no new decision on how to manage the migration crisis. But differences of approach remain between member states.
Volunteers have turned an empty hotel in Athens into a home for hundreds of refugees, but local authorities want to establish control.
Focus on migration is shifting towards stopping flows from Africa with plans to cut deals with handful of origin countries before the end of the year.
The launch of a beefed-up EU border agency was overshadowed by revelations that Greek staff under the EU's watch shot at migrant boats during 2014 and 2015.
Despite the invalid referendum result, Hungary's PM goes ahead with constitutional changes to ban the resettlement of migrants by EU decree.
Plans are in place to start sending large numbers of rejected asylum seekers back to Afghanistan despite an upsurge in violence there.
Hungarians have rejected xenophobia with their resounding no-show to Viktor Orban's referendum on Sunday, according to European politicians. But the prime minister claims the vote has validated his battle with Brussels.
Orban's anti-migrant referednum failed to attract over 50 percent of voters, but millions of Hungarians still saiid no to EU quotas.
The Greek Asylum Service says it will take three years to clear a backlog of existing asylum applications, let alone new ones.
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