EU leaders meet in Brussels to forge a strategy to deal with the hundreds of thousands who've fled war and destruction at home. In Lebanon and elsewhere, desperate people are still prepared to risk everything to find somewhere else to live.
Some 600 migrants, including many children, have arrived in Sicily after being rescued at sea in the past days. The new influx highlights problems with a controversial deal between Italy and Libya on stopping migrants.
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 executive has unveiled plans to resettle at least 50,000 refugees, focusing on people from northern Africa, to bypass smugglers. Europe is struggling to distribute thousands of migrants already in the bloc.
The number of refugees crossing the Black Sea to get to Romania has risen. The country's tabloid press is describing it as an "invasion." DW's Cristian Stefanescu reports from Bucharest.
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