The European Union and African countries agreed on Malta on an action plan to strengthen the crisis regions in Africa that migrants come from. But will those measures work? EP president Schulz is calling for commitment and patience.
The Council of Europe has warned Italy that it risks violating European law if it returns migrants intercepted to Libya. Italy has inked deals with Libyan authorities and militias to stem the migrant flow.
The EU's Donald Tusk called on the South Asian country to meet its human rights obligations. Meanwhile, the UN fears things will get worse in Myanmar and neighboring Bangladesh before they get better.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children.
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