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Police and military checks at central station during the coronavirus emergency lockdown, in Milan, Italy. Photograph: EPA

Italy recorded its highest daily total of coronavirus deaths on Friday as the United Nations warned of a global recession “perhaps of record dimension(...)

EU Council president Charles Michel (centre) and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen (right) welcome Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan (left) before their meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on Monday. Photograph: John Thys/Pool via Reuters

EU chiefs said they held “different opinions” on the implementation of a deal between the bloc and Turkey to prevent migrants from reaching the Europe(...)

Piet Ploeg (left), who lost his brother, Alex, his sister-in-law and his nephew, and Anton Kotti (right) who lost his son, daughter-in-law and grandson, are interviewed at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, after attending the opening session of the trial of four men charged with murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP Photo

In a surprise development on the opening day of the landmark Dutch court case into the downing of Flight MH17, one of four suspects charged with the m(...)

Migrants shelter from teargas fired from Greek border guards at Pazarkule border as they attempt to enter Greece from Turkey. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Getty

States along the so-called Balkan route into central Europe have vowed to take any steps necessary to prevent a repeat of the migration chaos of 2015,(...)

Migrants in the Turkey-Greece border buffer zone in Edirne: The EU will not  increase financial aid to Turkey in response to threats.  Photograph: Bulent Kilic

EU governments have refused to increase financial aid to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey under the terms of their €6 billion migration deal, insisting E(...)

Migrants run from riot police after being pushed to go back to Moria camp from the port of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Greek and Turkish riot police deployed on their shared border fired tear gas on Wednesday as hundreds of migrants tried again to cross into Greece, a(...)

Migrants hold placards as they demonstrate while waiting at the buffer zone in front of the Pazarkule crossing on the Greece-Turkey border on Tuesday.Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty

The European Union has pledged aid for Greece to help it hold back thousands of migrants who have amassed at its borders in the hope of crossing from (...)

Refugees and migrants walk back to Moria camp after police push them back from the port of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, where they were hoping to get on a ferry to Athens on Tuesday. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty Images

Pressure on EU states to reform refugee and asylum rules – notably the Dublin Regulation, which puts responsibility for reception on the state where n(...)

EU foreign affairs chief  Josep Borrell:  told journalists ships deployed under Operation EU Active Surveillance would be withdrawn if there was any evidence of them acting as a “pull factor” for migrants.  Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Human rights groups have criticised an announcement by the EU that it will deploy naval assets in the Mediterranean to monitor the Libyan arms embargo(...)

Italy’s  Luigi Di Maio, Bulgaria’s Ekaterina Zaharieva and European commissioner in charge of neighbourhood and enlargement policy Hungary’s Oliver Virelay at a foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on February 17th. Photograph:  Francois Walschaerts/AFP

The EU will deploy a naval and aerial mission to the eastern Mediterranean to police the UN embargo on arms to Libya. Foreign ministers meeting in Br(...)

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