- EU leaders call for global refugee quotas at UN event Updated: Sep-30-15 8:25 pm
UNITED NATIONS - European leaders are urging U.N. member states to introduce global refugee quotas to stem the crisis that has forced thousands to flee their homes in search of safety.
- More war, less cash, new routes drive migrant push to EU Updated: Sep-12-15 8:23 am
GENEVA - Migrants have for years taken death-defying trips across the Mediterranean to reach Europe, but the flow has hit record proportions this year - notably with an influx of Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans fleeing war, repression or poverty back home.
- Denmark: ex-PM candidates for UN refugee agency top job Updated: Sep-04-15 6:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says his predecessor is the country's candidate to head the U.N. refugee agency.