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Over 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
The UN has criticized the European Union (EU) for failing to find a response to the spiraling refugee influx, urging the bloc to accept and distribute up to 200,000 asylum-seekers across the continent as part of a binding program for relocation of refugees.
Bayern Munich to hold training camp for refugees
September 03, 2015 - 22:07 GMT
The German giants will offer their help to those people attempting to enter the country in an effort to help ease the current crisis engulfing both the country and the continent
Sixteen Lebanese servicemen are still being held by Nusra Front. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 16:53 GMT
Sixteen Lebanese servicemen are still being held by al-Nusra Front.
The photo of a 3-year-old drowning victim shocked the world, but not everyone agrees who to blame.
September 03, 2015 - 16:11 GMT
The photo of a 3-year-old drowning victim shocked the world, but not everyone agrees who to blame. revered
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban gives a press conference prior to his meeting with European Commission President and European Parliament President on the response to the asylum crisis at the European Union council building in Brussels, on September 3 2015. (AFP/Thierry Charlier)
September 03, 2015 - 15:25 GMT
Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban fired back at criticism of his country's policy concerning refugees, saying the crisis was a 'German problem.'
US Secretary of State John Kerry made the comments while speaking with CNN's Christian Amanpour on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 14:57 GMT
Washington's top diplomat acknowledged for the first time a need for acting forces on the ground in Syria to combat Daesh, but reiterated Obama's stance that American troops would not be deployed in the war-torn country.
As many as 2,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year trying to escape conflict zones in the Middle East and Africa. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
Turkish authorities have detained four Syrian nationals in connection with the smuggling of a Syrian family that ended in the drowning 12 people, including a toddler whose body washed up on the shores of Turkey Wednesday morning.
A Turkish policeman carries the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi after the toddler's body washed ashore, September 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Three-year-old toddler Aylan Kurdi was denied asylum in Canada before the young boy and his family drowned off the Turkish coast.
Johannes Hahn attended the West Balkans  summit in Vienna late August.  (AFP/file)
September 03, 2015 - 11:02 GMT
As the number of asylum seekers crossing Europe increases, what issues do transit countries face? Euronews interviewed Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations on the matter of asylum seekers desperately seeking a new life.
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin speaks during a UN Security Council meeting, July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Russia delayed the launch of an investigation into the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, according to a Reuters report.
Thousands of refugees have crossed perilous waters into Europe in recent weeks, prompting politicians to take more action. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron faced mounting pressure to accept more Syrian refugees, a day after harrowing images emerged of a dead Syrian child washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach.