Peter Conlon: his arrest followed a criminal investigation into claims by the Red Cross it had not received “millions” donated through the Ammado platform, linked to Mr Conlon

More than 700 charitable organisations have been contacted as part an investigation into a Dublin online charity donation platform, the High Court ha(...)

Ibrahim Talal, from Syria, on Agamy Beach, Alexandria: “This is not where I want to be.” Photograph: Peter Biro/European Union/Echo

“This,” says Ibrahim Talal, sweeping his hand in a dismissive gesture that takes in the teeming high-rise of Alexandria, a city of five million crushe(...)

Migrants at a rally against living conditions at refugee camps in Greece. Photograph: Michalis Karagiannis/Reuters

Challenges created by the arrival of refugees to a country should not be framed as threats to our way of life but rather as an opportunity, a United N(...)

Mahmood al-Haliqi: “We have two choices: either our homeland is made a protected area or we emigrate.” Photograph: Stephen Starr

Kochar Ismail Khalaf will never forget the day she heard the gunfire that told her Islamic State militants had arrived at the gates of her town in nor(...)

Ireland and the EU are criticised for pledging to resettle such a small proportion of those in need of refuge. Photograph: Aris Messinisaris/AFP via Getty

The overall number of refugees being resettled in Ireland remains low despite a doubling of the figure between last year and this year, a report by th(...)

Rescuers help migrants to board the Italian Navy ship ‘Vega’ after the boat they were aboard sunk. An estimated 14,000 migrants have been rescued by Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by Irish and German vessels and humanitarian groups. Photograph: AP

More than 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean shipwrecks near Italy in the last few days as they tried to reach Europe in unseaworthy (...)

Migrants and refugees call for help from shipreck off Libya. Photograph: Marina Militare/ AFP PHOTO

At least 45 migrants died in a shipwreck and more than 2,000 were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, the coastguard said, as the numbe(...)

Pakistani and Afghan migrants protest against  deportation to Turkey inside the Moria detention centre in Mytilen, Greece. Photograph:  Aris Messinisaris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

Some Syrians in Turkey will reach Europe safely through the controversial one-returned, one-forwarded agreement drawn up by Ankara and the European Un(...)

A Frontex officer (left) escorts a migrant as he boards on a Turkish-flagged passenger boat to be returned to Turkey, on the Greek island of Lesbos, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

Greece began returning migrants from the island of Lesbos to Turkey on Monday under a landmark European Union deal aimed at stopping the uncontrollabl(...)

The Italian Coast Guard help  migrants disembark from their boat  after a rescue operation off the coast of Lampedusa Monday. Photograph: AFP

An estimated 300 people probably died this week after attempting to reach Italy from Libya in stormy weather, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesd(...)

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