middle east and africa migrant crisis

5 Bodies Found Off Libya Amid Fears That 200 Migrants May Have Drowned

A search was underway for another migrant vessel believed to have run into trouble in the same part of the Mediterranean.
The Interpreter: How a Sleepy German Suburb Explains Europe’s Rising Far-Right Movements

The Interpreter: How a Sleepy German Suburb Explains Europe’s Rising Far-Right Movements

A mural of the church in Buch, Germany, this month. Alternative for Germany, a far-right populist party, won more than 22 percent of the vote in the 2016 local election in the town.
Airstrike Kills Dozens of Somali Migrants Off Yemen’s Coast

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Somali Migrants Off Yemen’s Coast

Some of the Somali migrants who died, in the Red Sea port of Al Hudaydah, Yemen, on Friday.

Hunger Strike by Migrants in Hungary Enters Second Day

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that two refugees had been illegally detained by Hungary, and now the rest of their group is seeking to be freed.
At Greece’s Refugee Camps, Trying to Recreate the Everyday

At Greece’s Refugee Camps, Trying to Recreate the Everyday

A man prayed at the Elliniko camp, an abandoned airport outside Athens.
At Greece’s Refugee Camps: Parties, Markets and Uncertainty

At Greece’s Refugee Camps: Parties, Markets and Uncertainty

A man prayed at the Elliniko camp, an abandoned airport outside Athens.
E.U., Pressured from Inside and Out, Considers a Reboot

E.U., Pressured from Inside and Out, Considers a Reboot

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, in Brussels on Wednesday. He will deliver a speech that will offer different scenarios for the future of the European Union — including

Sent to Die in the Mediterranean

The migrant boat that carried more than 70 migrants to their death on Monday was left floating without an engine for days. Smugglers are also taking the unusual risk of sending out boats during rough
Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Up on Libyan Coast

Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Up on Libyan Coast

Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.
More Migrants Storm Fence to Enter Ceuta, Spanish Enclave in Africa

More Migrants Storm Fence to Enter Ceuta, Spanish Enclave in Africa

Exhausted migrants rested in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta after they breached the border fence with Morocco early Monday.
160,000 in Barcelona Urge Government to Take In More Refugees

160,000 in Barcelona Urge Government to Take In More Refugees

Demonstrators ended their march in Barcelona on Saturday at the Mediterranean Sea.
Can E.U. Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long

Can E.U. Shift Migrant Crisis to the Source? In Libya, the Odds Are Long

Libyan Coast Guard members in Valetta, Malta, after completing training intended to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe.
Risking Injury and Arrest, African Migrants Storm a Gate to Europe

Risking Injury and Arrest, African Migrants Storm a Gate to Europe

Spanish police officers with migrants who stormed a fence to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Friday.
French Farmer Who Aided Migrants Is Given Suspended Fine

French Farmer Who Aided Migrants Is Given Suspended Fine

Cédric Herrou, 37, has become something of a hero for challenging the official policy of rounding up those who cross the border illegally.
Greece Pressured to Improve Migrants’ Living Conditions

Greece Pressured to Improve Migrants’ Living Conditions

A baseball stadium built for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens is now filled with tents for migrants.
The Neediest Cases: A Displaced Syrian Woman Realizes a Dream by Aiding Refugees

The Neediest Cases: A Displaced Syrian Woman Realizes a Dream by Aiding Refugees

Rawda al-Mazloum, a Syrian who escaped to Lebanon with her five daughters, became a volunteer at a center for female refugees.
The Neediest Cases: A Displaced Syrian Woman Realizes a Dream by Aiding Refugees

The Neediest Cases: A Displaced Syrian Woman Realizes a Dream by Aiding Refugees

Rawda al-Mazloum, a Syrian who escaped to Lebanon with her five daughters, became a volunteer at a center for female refugees.
Editorial: Testing Europe’s Values

Editorial: Testing Europe’s Values

Refugees being thrown life jackets during a rescue operation off the coast of Libya last November.
Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite

Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite

What look like massive beach balls hanging from the ceiling are part of a project called Aerocene, led by the artist Tomás Saraceno, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.