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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.

From TheJournal.ie Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks Music Festival

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

From TheJournal.ie Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President Controversial

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

From TheJournal.ie UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015 Perilous Journey

UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015

The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants Homecoming

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

From TheJournal.ie Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree Germany

Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree

She says the murders were carried out by two men she considered “family”.

From TheJournal.ie Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl Switzerland

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres Bachelor Ban

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules Migration Crisis

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

From TheJournal.ie Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe Macedonia

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world' Opinion

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

From TheJournal.ie At least ten arrested as German anti-migrant rally turns violent Berlin

At least ten arrested as German anti-migrant rally turns violent

Police said an officer was lightly wounded in the brawl.

From TheJournal.ie Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014 New Arrivals

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

From TheJournal.ie There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise R.I.P.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

From TheJournal.ie Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.