İzmir, Turkey's third largest city, is a pit stop for Syrians headed to Europe – but for more and more of them, it's becoming a home.
Even modest seas represent a big challenge.
Why it is so difficult to find planes in water, even ones of vastly different sizes.
Eight migrants enter Europe – depending on who is counting.
Border agency Frontex recently reported that an unprecedented 710,000 migrants had entered the EU this year. Something didn't ring true for Nando Sigona.
By focusing on people traffickers, leaders are spinning a dangerous narrative about this crisis.
Migrants and refugees are placed under constant scrutiny once they arrive in the EU. But what happens to those who don't survive the journey is a different story.
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Imagine building a dam across the Strait of Gibraltar and draining the Mediterranean in order to generate vast amounts of hydroelectricity and create fertile new lands.
Europe always prefers to overlook its colonial past – but now it's becoming unavoidable.
The sea straddles two tectonic plates and is lined by large towns and cities. We need to take the tsunami threat seriously.
Would you like to be turned away at the gate?
Ancient hospitality rituals could teach us a thing or two about how to respect the people arriving on our shores.
A tiny part of a much bigger picture.
Look at the numbers and the 'invasion rhetoric' is unwarranted.
Migrants are living in limbo on the French-Italian border.
Italian PM blasts fellow EU leaders for spat over who takes in the desperate people arriving in his country every day.
Now you see it, soon you won’t.
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Governments mark Migrant Week by denying the problem.
The EU is asking member states to take just a few thousand refugees each.
How Europe's resettlement plan breaks down in numbers.
May’s attempt to stand firm on the migrant crisis has been cackhanded.
Theresa May defends her decision to refuse help to people risking their lives to come to Europe with some faulty evidence.
A member of the European Parliament expresses his frustration.
The UK is refusing to take just 2,000 refugees to help tackle the crisis in the Mediterranean. And it puts the EU on a knife edge.
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar travelled in this fishing boat to Sumatra, Indonesia, with officials announcing some 2000 people were rounded up or rescued after arriving in Malaysia and Indonesia over the weekend.
Australia may have 'stopped the boats' but the tragedy of people drowning at sea continues to our north and is getting worse. A regional solution to the refugee crisis is urgently needed.
The Libyan coast guard in action.
Libya's endless security crisis and duelling "governments" are turning the Mediterranean into a sea of troubles.
The European Union is spearheading a campaign to enable military action against the boats carrying migrants seeking to leave Libya and arrive on EU shores – and on May 11, a draft resolution will be presented…
Another day, another challenge for Operation Triton.
The EU has pledged to triple money to the search-and-rescue mission in the Mediterranean. But simply throwing money at the problem won't work.
Enough is enough.
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It's absurd that Europe continues to blame migrants seeking a better life for their own fate.