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Don't blame migrants for everything: Pope to politicians

Pope Francis said it was sad that mistrust was "also seen at the political level, in attitudes of rejection or forms of nationalism that call into question the fraternity of which our globalised world has such great need."

A Dutch church service has been on for six weeks to protect migrants inside from police

The service, which began in late October as a little-noticed, last-gasp measure by a small group of local ministers, is now a national movement.

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Trump considers using his powers to close the US southern border to migrants

A 'migrant caravan' is still more than 1,000 miles south of the border, and it is unclear when or whether the migrants will arrive, or how many will seek to cross into the United States.

Terrorists could be among Hondurn migrants moving towards US, says Trump

The US president insisted that he has very good information that terrorists were among the Honduran migrants.

Lawmakers battle over migrants crossing border illegally

Republicans on the Appropriations panel batted down Democratic proposals that undercut the administration's "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting and detaining migrants caught entering the U.S.

Italy's closure to migrant rescue boats has high human cost-aid groups

Overall, about 700,000 migrants are estimated to be in Libya, the International Organization for Migration says. No one knows how many are imprisoned in secret camps run by people smugglers, where conditions are worse than in the official ones, MSF said.

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Spanish rescue boat saves 60 migrants off Libyan coast

An AP journalist aboard a nearby vessel says the Open Arms aid boat spotted a rubber dinghy with 60 people aboard in international waters, 30 nautical miles from Libya's coast on Saturday.

Libyan coastguard says 100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli

Libya is one of the main departure points for migrants trying to cross to Europe by sea, usually in flimsy inflatable boats provided by smugglers that often get punctured or break down.

At least 10 hurt after migrants attacked on Greek island

Police cleared the square at the main port of Mytilene early on Monday following the night-long standoff. Local protesters hurled flares and fire crackers at the migrants and set fire to trash bins.

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey, killing 17

Hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria and other countries have crossed to Greece and further into Europe via Turkey in recent years. Hundreds have died in the attempt.

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Top Frames: Syria refugee crisis, Sania's US Open triumph

Here's the collection of best pictures from last week's events from all around the world.

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How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

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Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

UP, Bihar migrants flee Gujarat after rape of 14-month girl triggers violence

Migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh are fleeing Gujarat after an alleged rape of a 14-month girl triggered violence against them.

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