# Italy

23 August 2018, Germany, Erfurt: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of the Austrian People's Party (OVP) comes to the annual reception of the CDU faction of the Thuringian state parliament. Photo: Britta Pedersen/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa
23 August 2018, Germany, Erfurt: Austria […]

Less migration will improve EU bonds, Austria’s Kurz tells Germans

Kurz has advocated for stronger border security as the European Union grapples with the continued arrival of migrants and the management of its internal and external borders.
ddpatopbilder - HANDOUT - The Syrian Sami is sitting on 01.12.2017 in a small dinghy and floating on the Mediterranean Sea. After 20 hours, employees of the aid organization Proactiva Open Arms rescued him. (to dpa "Syrian alone with inflatable boat on the run - miraculous rescue" from 04.12.2017 - WARNING: use only for editorial purposes in the context of current reporting with complete citation "Proactiva Open Arms / dpa" - No sale) Photo: Proactiva Open Arms / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
ddpatopbilder - HANDOUT - The Syrian Sam […]

NGO migrant vessel docks in Spain after turned away from Italy, Malta

A Spanish migrant rescue boat that has been rejected by Italy and Malta has docked in Spain amid a heated debate over which countries will accept the 87 refugees on board.
22.07.2018, Sweden, Grotingen: A helicopter fights a forest fire near Grotingen. The forest fires rage spread all over Sweden. The three largest in central Sweden alone are more than 20,000 hectares in size. Photo: Robert Henriksson / TT NEWS AGENCY / dpa +++ dpa broadcast +++
22.07.2018, Sweden, Grotingen: A helicop […]

EU ramps up assistance to combat ‘unprecedented’ blazes in Sweden

Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades which prompting the government to seek help from the military.
Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquarius rescue ship run by NGOs 'SOS Mediterranee' and 'Medecins Sans Frontieres' in the Mediterranean, 30 nautical miles from the Libyan coast, on August 2, 2017. Photo: Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP
Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquar […]

EU leaders seal migration deal after marathon talks

EU leaders clinch a migration deal during all-night talks that Italy's hardline new PM said meant his country was "no longer alone" in shouldering the responsibility for migrants.