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Migrants are seen on a boat as they are being rescued by Libyan coast guards. Photograph: Reuters

European governments stand accused by Amnesty International of being knowingly complicit in the torture and exploitation of thousands of migrants and (...)

Migrants and refugees collect firewood in the makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, on Thursday. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Refugee and rights groups have raised serious concerns about a European Union plan to stem the migration crisis, as Greece and Turkey rush to be ready(...)

Refugees walk along a beach before trying to travel to the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme, in Izmir province, Turkey, on March 5th. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Turkey has illegally returned thousands of Syrians to their war-torn homeland in recent months, highlighting dangers for migrants sent back from Euro(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker welcomes Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a meeting over the Balkan refugee crisis with leaders from central and eastern Europe at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

The European Union faces collapse if the bloc cannot agree on a plan to confront the sudden influx of refugees through the Balkans, Slovenia’s premier(...)

Unidentified men carry the body of an Ukrainian serviceman who reportedly was killed in fighting at the Donetsk International Airport, during an exhumation of bodies of Ukrainian servicemen which was organized by the OSCE and Red Cross at the destroyed Donetsk International Airport. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/EPA

Amnesty International has accused government and rebel forces in Ukraine of torturing prisoners and claims the militants have executed detainees, as (...)

 European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (C) holds one minute of silence prior to a Foreign Affairs council meeting of EU Ministers  in Luxembourg, on Monday. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ireland will “play its part” in supporting Italy and other southern Mediterranean countries in dealing with the migration crisis, Minister for Foreign(...)

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at a press conference in Rome after a ship packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, 200km south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

The European Union has pledged to take “bold” and immediate action to tackle the continent’s migration crisis after hundreds were feared dead in the (...)

Katie Taylor at the OCI promotion  ‘100 Days to Go’ marking a countdown the European Games. “It’s a huge occasion and I think that in years to come it will be massive for European athletes.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like an oversized hatchling, the European Games will, this summer, heave its competitors aside for elbow room. After that it will start to grow. That(...)

 Colm O’Gorman, executive director of Amnesty International Ireland, said that “as disturbing as the ‘Tuam babies’ case is, it must not be viewed in isolation.”   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

Amnesty Internationl has called for an “urgent investigation” by the Government into “past child abuse in state-run and sponsored institutions” in Ire(...)

Northern Ireland internationally is held up as a model of post-conflict resolution, but the process of dealing with the past has categorically failed (...)