Migrants near Gevegelija, Macedonia, protest because they are not allowed to cross the border to Greece. Photograph: EPA/Georgi Licovski

“These are all the clothes I have,” said Elham, an English teacher from Iran, as her numb fingers counted off the hems of five brightly coloured sweat(...)

Dublin-based barrister Liz Harpur: her nephew Ben-Hadad Kimani has been jailed in Kenya for double murder. The Irish Innocence Project is now examining the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

When Griffith College dean of law and founding director of the Irish Innocence Project David Langwallner was teaching Liz Harpur intellectual property(...)

France players celebrate scoring the opening goal during the international friendly soccer match against Germany at the Stade de France. Photograph: Ian langsdon/EPA

The full France squad, with the bereaved Lassana Diarra in their number, will travel to London today before the friendly against England at Wembley(...)

Sea rescue: a family from Nigeria on Médecins Sans Frontières’ MY Phoenix rescue boat in the Mediterranean

Agnes vividly remembers the sound of voices desperately calling out for air as she and her daughter huddled together on the deck of a small boat surro(...)

 German chancellor Angela Merkel, United Nations special representative for  migration Peter Sutherland, European Parliament president Martin Schulz, European Council president Donald Tusk, French president Francois Hollande, and Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat attend the opening ceremony of the Valletta summit. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

United Nations special representative for migration Peter Sutherland has broadly welcomed the action plan agreed by European Union and African leader(...)

Migrants  enter a registration camp after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border near Gevgelija on Wednesday. Photograph: Robert AtanasovskiAFP/Getty Images

The refugee crisis unfolding across Europe has been a story of individuals, one in which the image of a drowned boy or the face of a desolate mother t(...)

 Rescued migrants being brought to a Médecins Sans Frontières boat in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

The Naval Service patrol ship the LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued 100 migrants in the Mediterranean near Tripoli in Libya, according to reports. The res(...)

The president of the European Council Donald Tusk speaks to delegates during a welcome meeting   ahead of the Valletta Summit on migration. Photograph:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

More than 50 representatives from European and African countries gather in Valletta, Malta, today for a two-day summit on the refugee crisis. It mar(...)

General director of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, Christopher Stokes (right) speaks as head of the  Kunduz incident management team Michiel Hofman  looks on during a press conference in Kabul on November 5th, 2015. Photograph: Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

Medical aid group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Thursday it was hard to believe a US strike on an Afghan hospital last month was a mistake, a(...)

A  destroyed marketplace in Douma, near Damascus in Syria. Photograph:  Mohammed Badra/EPA

International medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Saturday that at least 70 people had been killed in a missile attack on a marketp(...)