The International Olympic Committee will set up a $2 million (€1.8 million) refugee fund as the migrant crisis grips Europe. Tens of thousands have f(...)

Phones are charged at Keleti Railway Station in Budapest. Photograph: Herbert P Oczeret/EPA

Ahmed and Nur thought they had escaped Europe’s worst crisis when they packed their rucksacks and left eastern Ukraine behind. They studied in Kharkiv(...)

Abdullah Kurdi, father of three-year old Aylan Kurdi, leaving a morgue in Mugla, Turkey, on Thursday. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters 2:30

The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their b(...)

Aylan Kurdi and his older brother, Galib who died as their family tried to reach Europe 2:30

Turkish police have detained four Syrians suspected of involvement in organising the passage of a boat which capsized, drowning 12 people including a (...)

 Migrants, mostly from Syria, prepare for registration at a facility of the German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) on September 1st,  in Deggendorf, Germany. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The war in Syria is in its fifth year and shows no sign of ending. The downstream consequence of this are being seen on the shores of EU, and this wee(...)

 A young refugee rests with her family on  the Blue Star ferry bound for Athens from Kos. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Greece’s caretaker government has said it will take immediate steps to improve conditions for the thousands of refugees and migrants that have arrived(...)

A Turkish police officer carries the body of a  child after boats carrying  refugees to the Greek island of Kos capsized. Photograph: DHA/AP Photot

An image of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey’s prime tourist resorts swept across social media on Wednesday, after at least (...)

Jake Hanrahan, Mohammed Ismael Rasool   and Philip Pendlebury have reportedly been moved to a high-security prison.

Three Vice News journalists accused in Turkey of terrorism have been moved to a high-security prison, the online news agency has reported. The men, wh(...)

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic said those kidnapped included 14 workers, three engineers and one accountant. Photograph: Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Masked men in military uniforms have kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad, bundling them into several SUV(...)

Thai Army officers walk with a suspect, believed to be involved in the recent Bankgkok blast, after his arrest in Sa Kaeo, near the Thai-Cambodia border. Photograph: National Council for Peace and Order/Handout via Reuters

Police in Thailand claimed significant progress on Wednesday towards finding the mastermind of Thailand’s deadliest attack after saying an arrested m(...)