Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police
Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police

 Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants who have been stuck in Hungary to cross into the country via Austria on Saturday, federal police told AFP.

Austrian FM says Hungary migrant trek a `wake up call`

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said Saturday the plight of migrants stranded in Hungary, now being taken into his country, was a "wake up call" for Europe.

Toddler`s drowning sparks surge of donations across Europe

Charities helping refugees saw a surge in donations Friday across Europe as people shocked by the heart-rending images of a drowned Syrian boy on a Turkish beach dug deep to help out.

71 migrants in Austria lorry `suffocated in no time at all`: Police

The 71 migrants found dead in an abandoned lorry in Austria last week had most likely suffocated soon after they were picked up by a smuggler in Hungary, police said Friday.

More than 1,000 migrants leave Budapest train station on foot for Austria

More than 1,000 migrants stranded for days at Budapest`s main train station left the building on Friday, intent on walking to the Austrian border, according to an AFP journalist on the scene.

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

A Syrian father on Friday buried his wife and his two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while Hungary`s leader told Europeans they risk becoming a minority on their own continent.

5,600 migrants crossed into Macedonia from Greece on Thursday: UN

 Some 5,600 people crossed into Macedonia from Greece on Thursday, a jump that highlights the ever-rising numbers of migrants moving through Europe, the UN said on Friday.

Britain to accept thousands more Syrian refugees: David Cameron
Britain to accept thousands more Syrian refugees: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday announced that the country will provide resettlement to thousands more Syrian refugees in response to the worsening migrant crisis.

Europe migrant crisis was to be `expected`: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called Europe`s migrant crisis a predictable result of its policies in the Middle East and said he had personally warned of the consequences.

US under pressure to accept more Syrian refugees

As the world watches drowned refugees wash up on Europe`s beaches, the United States is also under pressure to do more to help the desperate victims of Syria`s civil war.

Luxemburg's Asselborn blasts Orban for anti-refugee comments

  Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn on Thursday sharply criticised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for saying refugees should not come to Europe and Muslims were not welcome in Hungary.

On Arctic tip of Europe, Syrian migrants reach Norway by bike
On Arctic tip of Europe, Syrian migrants reach Norway by bike

Some Syrian refugees have found a cheaper, safer, though much more roundabout way of reaching Europe than crossing the Mediterranean -- heading to the Arctic Circle and entering Norway from Russia, sometimes even by bicycle.

Europe turning Mediterranean into graveyard: Turkish President Erdogan
Europe turning Mediterranean into graveyard: Turkish President Erdogan

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Europe on Thursday of having turned the Mediterranean into a graveyard of political refugees, in a speech at the G20 meeting held in Ankara.

Europe accused of letting Mediterranean become 'cemetery' for migrants as refugee crisis grows
Europe accused of letting Mediterranean become 'cemetery' for migrants as refugee crisis grows

Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought home the horror of the escalating refugee crisis Thursday as Europe was accused of letting the Mediterranean become a "cemetery" for migrants.

Portugal says it is ready to welcome more migrants

Portugal said on Thursday that it is ready to welcome "a greater number" of migrants than the proposed 1,500, as Europe tries to handle an overwhelming number of asylum seekers arriving on its shores.

Polio outbreak in Ukraine, first cases in Europe since 2010

Two polio cases have been confirmed in western Ukraine, the first to be recorded in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Hundreds of migrants on tracks at Calais block trains to UK

Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, a police source said on Wednesday, stranding thousands of passengers aboard Eurostar trains for hours.

Migrant crisis threatens Europe`s Schengen borderless area
Migrant crisis threatens Europe`s Schengen borderless area

As European countries grapple with record numbers of desperate refugees and migrants clamouring to enter Europe, the continent`s cherished system of borderless travel is increasingly at risk, officials and analysts say.

ISIS could smuggle mustard gas to Europe: Report
ISIS could smuggle mustard gas to Europe: Report

The Islamic State terror group is in possession of deadly mustard gas stockpiles and could smuggle it out of Syria to target Europe, according to a media report.

Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis
Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis

Hundreds of migrants were left stranded outside Budapest`s main railway station on Wednesday after being barred from travelling to Germany by police, as new figures highlighted the massive scale of Europe`s refugee crisis.