This summer a quarter of a million people fled across the Mediterranean by small ships and rafts.
At least 30 migrants are feared to have drowned off Libya after their dinghy began to sink, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said Sept. 4
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Pictures of the dead body of a small boy swept to Turkey’s Aegean cost on the morning of Sept. 2 shattered the hearts of millions in the country
It is wrong to fault Turkey for its actions in the battle against ISIL, UK Envoy to Ankara Richard Moore says, while also praising its welcoming of refugees
Australian public broadcaster SBS on July 28 defended a reality show where participants were shot at by ISIL militants in Syria as part of a trip retracing refugees' journeys, saying they had extensive security preparations.
Barack Obama on July 28 condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end "the cancer of corruption", in the first ever address to the African Union by a US president
Barack Obama on July 27 officially begins a two-day visit to Ethiopia, the first-ever trip by a US president to Africa's second-most populous nation and the seat of the African Union.
Somalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least six people on July 26 in a huge car bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu that is also home to several diplomatic missions, officials and witnesses said, with the death toll expected to rise.
US President Barack Obama on July 25 called for gay rights in Africa during his landmark visit to Kenya, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he had encountered in the United States
Somalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least six people July 26 when they detonated a huge car bomb at a heavily guarded hotel in the capital Mogadishu housing diplomatic missions, officials and witnesses said
At least 10 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, a local prosecutor on the Italian island of Sicily said July 23
US President Barack Obama arrives in his ancestral homeland Kenya late July 24, with a massive security operation under way to protect him from Al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants
U.S. authorities are seeking to revoke the citizenship of an imam in Oregon who they say tried to conceal past associations with radical Islamic groups
Amnesty International on July 7 accused Balkan countries of mistreating migrants passing through their territories on the way to the European Union, saying people fleeing war were being "shamefully let down".
In the last year, around half of the migrants crossing the Mediterranean were asylum seekers.
A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said July 1
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Since the end of the Cold War, the nature of international conflicts has changed considerably.
Europe needs to find a solution to the migrant crisis or risk losing its identity, Italy's Matteo Renzi warned June 24 ahead of a key EU summit, as tensions rose over the asylum issue.
At least three people were killed when a car bomb targeting military trainers from the United Arab Emirates hit their convoy in the Somali capital but the officials were unharmed, police said on June 24.
Fleeing their trouble-torn countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, streams of EU-bound migrants are driving an unexpected trade in a quiet town in Macedonia -- bicycles.
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