Thursday April 23, 2015
The EU is to triple the funding of its search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean to help cope with an upsurge in migrants trying to reach Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
European Union leaders will agree at a crisis summit tomorrow to boost search and rescue operations and step up the fight against traffickers.
Tuesday April 07, 2015
The UN Security Council has demanded access for life-saving humanitarian aid to reach refugees trapped in Syria's Yarmouk camp after it was partly seized by the Islamic State militant group.
Sunday April 05, 2015
Around 1,500 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy in five different boats have been rescued.
Saturday April 04, 2015
The self-styled Islamic State group has taken control of 90% of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts.
Wednesday April 01, 2015
Militants from the Islamic State group have seized control of most of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus, a local Palestinian official said.
Tuesday March 31, 2015
A major UN donors' conference that aims to raise billions of dollars for Syria has opened in Kuwait with experts warning of a "humanitarian catastrophe" unfolding in the war-torn country.
Monday March 30, 2015
At least 45 people have been killed in an air strike that struck a refugee camp in the northern Yemeni region of Haradh according to the International Organization for Migration.
Friday March 27, 2015
The Chief Executive of the Irish Refugee Council has resigned from a Government-appointed group examining the direct provision system for asylum seekers.
Thursday March 26, 2015
Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during last year's conflict with Israel had killed more civilians inside Gaza than inside Israel.