The administration of US President Joe Biden has defended the use of a controversial migration policy that led to the expulsion of more than 1 million migrants during the era of former President Donald Trump.
Guatemalan security forces have prevented passage through the Central American country of a US-bound caravan of hundreds of refugees from neighboring Honduras and Nicaragua, sparking a confrontation.
A record number of more than 28,000 migrants crossed the Channel from France to the UK in small boats last year, the PA news agency reported Tuesday, based on its analysis of government data.
Italy has eventually allowed more than 500 refugees to disembark from a rescue ship after almost two weeks at sea, while a German rescue ship with 440 people on board is still waiting for permission to dock.
Taliban leaders have once more appealed to the international community to extend aid to Afghanistan amid a worsening economic crisis that could spark a refugee exodus.
A US appeals court has ruled against a renewed effort by President Joe Biden’s administration to terminate the Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy, which forced tens of thousands of migrants to stay in Mexico while their asylum requests were processed by US courts.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) have announced joint measures to vaccinate Afghan migrants living in Iran against the new coronavirus infection as the country boosts efforts made to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Belarusian foreign ministry blasts the West for bringing the country under fresh sanctions after accusing Minsk of stoking a migrant crisis.
Diplomats of the European Union (EU) have agreed to add 28 individuals and bodies to a list of sanctions against Belarus, repeating claims that Minsk is luring migrants to the border with Poland in retaliation for existing EU sanctions.
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko says his government will suspend Russian energy flows to Europe in response to Poland's closure of the border with his country amid a migrant crisis.