Proposals to connect several large EU immigration databases pose various risks for human rights, the bloc's Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) warns.
Italian politicians are capitalising on anti-migrant sentiment in the lead up to the election on March 4, but what are the key facts?
British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron for a high-profile Franco-British summit expected to focus on migration and Brexit.
Reports of African migrants being tortured, killed and sold as slaves in Libya have caused a global outcry. The few who manage to escape the horrors carry deep physical and psychological scars.
French President Emmanuel Macron called the trafficking of African migrants a "crime against humanity" on Tuesday as he made his first major address on the continent before a crowd of university students in Burkina Faso.
The EU has unveiled plans to take at least 50,000 refugees directly from Africa, the Middle East and Turkey to discourage migrant boats from making the risky Mediterranean crossing.