Hungarian soldiers set up razor wire along Hungary’s southern border with Croatia, September 18th, 2015. Photograph: Peter Lendvai/EPA

Migrant numbers in Europe will continue to build in coming days and their flows may fragment further into new routes, the UN refugee agency said on Fr(...)

An Iraqi migrant woman and her son wait for a bus to take them to the train station after disembarking at the port of Piraeus near Athens  on September 1st. Photograph:  Win McNamee/Getty Images

Having sold his car for $4,600, and then some of his wife’s jewellery, and having loaded his smartphone with photographs of his five children, all tha(...)

Migrants arrive in an inflatable dinghy on the beach at sunrise on Sunday in Kos, Greece. Migrants from many parts of the Middle East and Africa are continue to flood into Europe. Photograph: Getty

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius accused eastern European states, notably Hungary, on Sunday of a “scandalous” policy towards refugees going aga(...)

Irish naval ship LÉ Eithne arrives with rescued migrants at the Palermo harbor in Italy on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. Photograph: AP/Alessandro Fucarini.

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said he believes it is “unlikely” that the Naval Service will extend its role beyond humanitarian assistance in(...)

Indonesian health workers check on the condition of a Rohingya migrant, who arrived recently by boat, at a temporary shelter in Kuala Langsa, in Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Monday. Malaysia’s police chief said  that 139 graves believed to contain the remains of migrants were found near the country’s border with Thailand, and that some graves contained more than one body. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters

Malaysia has uncovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh scattered around more than two dozen suspect(...)

Migrant Rohingya children from Burma rest with their family at the confinement area in the fishing port of Kuala Langsa in Indonesia where hundreds of migrants from Burma and Bangladesh are taking temporary shelter after they were rescued by Indonesian fishermen. Photograph: Romeo Gacadromeo/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia urged Burma (Myanmar) on Sunday to halt the exodus from its shores as concern grew for uncounted migrants adrift in rickety boats around the (...)

Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, are transported in a cart to a temporary shelter in Langsa, Indonesia’s Aceh Province May 15th, 2015. Photograph: Syifa/Antara Foto/Reuters

Nearly 800 “boat people” were brought ashore in Indonesia on Friday, but other vessels crammed with migrants were sent back to sea despite a UN call (...)

A traditional Thai style fishing boat which was used by Myanmar Rohingya refugees. Indonesia rescued more than 500 Myanmar Rohingya found drifting in boats. Rohingya Muslims have suffered decades of state-sanctioned discrimination  in Myanmar. EPA

Thailand and Malaysia may set up camps and detention centres to shelter hundreds of refugees arriving on their shores, officials said on Tuesday, as a(...)

The military’s ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) insists Cambodians are leaving of their own accord and said 60,000 had crossed the border as of Saturday. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

Squatting on the ground with their hands on each others’ shoulders in 15 neat rows, hundreds of illegal Cambodian workers, including women and childre(...)

US president Barack Obama pauses while delivering a statement on the situation in Iraq, prior to departing the White House South Lawn in Washington today. Photograph:  Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The US will not be sending more troops into combat in Iraq to deal with Islamic militants, but will explore “a range of other options”, Barack Obama h(...)

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