Jun 17, 2016

MSF rejects EU funds over 'shameful' migrant policy

Medical aid group Doctors Without Borders on Friday said it would no longer take funds from the EU in protest at its “shameful” policies on the migration crisis, including a deal with Turkey. The charity, widely known by its French acronym MSF (Medecins Sans ...

Food, safety elude Nigerians who fled Boko Haram attack

Jun 17, 2016

Food, safety elude Nigerians who fled Boko Haram attack

Tens of thousands of Nigerians who fled a deadly Boko Haram attack are in “great distress,” with many lacking food and health care, Niger’s interior minister said during a visit to the displaced Thursday. Boko Haram attacked a military post in Bosso in Niger’s ...

At least 85 drowned migrants found on Libya's shores

Jun 3, 2016

At least 85 drowned migrants found on Libya's shores

The bodies of at least 85 migrants who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean were found washed up on beaches in western Libya near the city of Zuwara on Thursday, a Red Crescent official said. Hundreds of migrants died in boat accidents last week ...

Arson blamed after new Austrian refugee center is gutted

Jun 2, 2016

Arson blamed after new Austrian refugee center is gutted

Arsonists were most likely behind a huge blaze that engulfed a newly built but still empty refugee center in northern Austria, police said on Wednesday. The inferno started in the early hours of Wednesday in the village of Altenfelden and left only charred remains ...