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#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains Election

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee POCKET MONEY

Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee

Staff eventually noticed that the 31-year-old backpacker was unusually well-dressed for an asylum-seeker.

From TheJournal.ie Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea Fair Warning This post contains videos

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

From TheJournal.ie Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police Migrant Crisis

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

From TheJournal.ie The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

From TheJournal.ie Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

From TheJournal.ie Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

From TheJournal.ie "So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life Treacherous Journeys

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

From TheJournal.ie Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited Migrant Crisis

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

From TheJournal.ie 'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland Slavery

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland

This figure has more than doubled in the last two years.

From TheJournal.ie 100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya Migrant Crisis

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

From TheJournal.ie One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase France

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

From TheJournal.ie Police force migrants from school using tear gas Paris

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

From TheJournal.ie UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope Opinion

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

From TheJournal.ie Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

From TheJournal.ie The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants Easter Message

Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants

The pontiff had also decried what he called Europe’s “indifferent and anaesthetised conscience” over migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral' Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy Battle For Survival

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy Germany

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses Underage Migrants

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp Calais

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

From TheJournal.ie Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group Finland

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

From TheJournal.ie No truth in Russian claims that girl was 'raped by migrants' - German officials International Tensions

No truth in Russian claims that girl was 'raped by migrants' - German officials

The 13-year-old Russian-German girl ignited an international row with her claims.

From TheJournal.ie 33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece Lesbos

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death Sweden

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Swedish news agency TT said he was 15 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp Les Miserables

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

From TheJournal.ie 'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses Interpret Customs

'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses

“If a girl kisses me, I figure she wants to sleep with me”.

From TheJournal.ie Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay Extreme Measures

Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay

International lawmakers say the plan could be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them' Migrant Crisis

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'

The harsh winter weather has made migrants’ journey through Europe even harder.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice' Column

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports Germany

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

From TheJournal.ie Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker Cologne

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.