WATCH: Camerawoman sacked after tripping fleeing refugees

WATCH: Camerawoman sacked after tripping fleeing refugees

A Hungarian camerawoman has been fired after she was caught on video kicking and tripping refugees entering Hungary across the border with Serbia.

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Hillary Clinton: Global effort needed to help refugees

Hillary Clinton: Global effort needed to help refugees

Hillary Clinton is calling for a “concerted global effort” to assist the hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia seeking refuge in Europe.

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Confusion remains around numbers of refugees expected in Ireland

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has said a fair and efficient process needs to be in place when refugees arrive here from the Middle East, as confusion remained over the numbers expected here.

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Angry migrants march on Budapest

Angry migrants march on Budapest

Hundreds of angry and frustrated asylum-seekers broke through police lines near Hungary’s southern border with Serbia and began marching north toward Budapest as European leaders debated how to share responsibility to ease the crisis.

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UK to take in 20,000 refugees, France to take 24,000, as Hungarian MP warns of terror threat

UK to take in 20,000 refugees, France to take 24,000, as Hungarian MP warns of terror threat

A Hungarian MP has warned of the threat of possible terrorists coming through borders and into the EU.

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Angela Merkel calls on EU partners to share burden of refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that all EU countries can help to accommodate the human tide from the Middle East and Africa.

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Tánaiste: Syrian refugees will not be put into direct provision

Tánaiste: Syrian refugees will not be put into direct provision

The Tánaiste Joan Burton has said thousands of refugees expected to be taken in by Ireland will not be housed in direct provision centres.

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Francois Hollande opens France's doors to 24,000 refugees

French President Francois Hollande says his country will welcome 24,000 refugees.

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Australia promises to resettle 'significant' number of Syrian refugees

Australia promises to resettle 'significant' number of Syrian refugees

Australia prime minister Tony Abbott said his country will resettle a “significant” number of refugees from Syria this year.

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Thousands more refugees expected as Austria set to bring in new laws

Thousands more refugees expected as Austria set to bring in new laws

Thousands more refugees from Syria and Afghanistan are expected to cross European borders today.

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UN refugee aid agencies are 'financially broke'

The United Nation’s humanitarian agencies are “financially broke” a senior figure has said, as the organisation attempts to provide aid for tens of thousands of people fleeing war.

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No visa, no problem, Hungary scraps checks to let migrants head west

No visa, no problem, Hungary scraps checks to let migrants head west

Police stood by as thousands of migrants hopped on cross-border trains into Austria, taking advantage of Hungary’s surprise decision to stop screening international train travellers for travel visas.

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Tánaiste: No 'upper limit on' number of refugees Ireland may take

Tánaiste: No 'upper limit on' number of refugees Ireland may take

The Tánaiste Joan Burton has said there is no upper-limit to how many refugees Ireland may take.

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Thousands of refugees arrive in German cities

Thousands of refugees arrive in German cities

Thousands of migrants and refugees have arrived by train and bus in cities across Germany overnight.

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Charity workers welcome refugees to Germany and Austria

Charity workers welcome refugees to Germany and Austria

Thousands of exhausted, elated refugees have reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.

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Bob Geldof's refugee offer 'pie in the sky', says British councillor

Bob Geldof's refugee offer 'pie in the sky', says British councillor

Bob Geldof’s offer to give a home to Syrian refugees is “pie in the sky” and councils need more resources from the British Government to house those fleeing the conflict, a council chief has warned.

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Real Madrid to donate €1m to aid refugees taken in by Spain

Real Madrid to donate €1m to aid refugees taken in by Spain

Real Madrid are to donate €1m to aid refugees taken in by Spain, the Primera Division club have announced.

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Austria expects 10,000 migrants today

Austria expects 10,000 migrants today

Austria has said it expects up to 10,000 migrants to arrive from Hungary today.

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Irish 'My door's open' video captures sentiment on day of solidarity with refugees

Irish 'My door's open' video captures sentiment on day of solidarity with refugees

A national day of action is being held at famine memorials across Ireland to show solidarity with refugees.

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Aylan Kurdi's aunt fights to bring family to Canada

Aylan Kurdi's aunt fights to bring family to Canada

The aunt of the drowned Syrian boy whose death sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.

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Exhausted refugees reach Austrian border

Exhausted refugees reach Austrian border

More than 1,000 refugees boarded scores of buses provided by Hungary’s government and arrived before dawn at the border with Austria.

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David Cameron: UK will take thousands more refugees from Syrian border

David Cameron: UK will take thousands more refugees from Syrian border

Britain will take “thousands more” refugees from camps on the borders of war-torn Syria, as well as providing an additional £100m in aid for those fleeing the conflict, British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.

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Migrants break out from train held at Hungarian station

Migrants break out from train held at Hungarian station

Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and fled from a train being held near an asylum camp in Hungary.

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President Michael D Higgins: Irish people willing to help in refugee crisis

President Michael D Higgins: Irish people willing to help in refugee crisis

President Michael D Higgins has said the United Nations and European Union have failed tens of thousands of refugees and migrants dying and risking death for a new life.

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Hundreds of refugees start leaving Budapest to walk to Austria

Hundreds of refugees start leaving Budapest to walk to Austria

Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days in Budapest have gathered their belongings and started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot.

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Aylan Kurdi's father brings family's bodies home for burial

Aylan Kurdi's father brings family's bodies home for burial

The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece has taken the bodies of his wife and two sons back to the Syrian Kurdish region they fled, to bury them in their hometown of Kobani.

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Refugees stuck with 'no food, no water' on train in Hungary

Refugees stuck with 'no food, no water' on train in Hungary

Thousands of frustrated refugees remain stranded at Budapest’s main railway station after abandoning a pledge to make their way to Vienna on foot.

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Bob Geldof: The refugee crisis is 'a f*cking disgrace'

Bob Geldof: The refugee crisis is 'a f*cking disgrace'

Bob Geldof says he is ashamed of Europe's handling of the refugee crisis and he has offered to take in four families to assist in the growing crisis.

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Photographer who took Aylan pictures recalls her 'shock and sorrow'

Photographer who took Aylan pictures recalls her 'shock and sorrow'

The photographer who shot the haunting images of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi on a beach in Turkey has spoken of feeling "petrified" when she saw his body

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Online campaign pledges more than 6,000 Irish beds to refugees

Online campaign pledges more than 6,000 Irish beds to refugees

An online campaign to offer support to refugees caught up in the current crisis has collected 6,090 bed pledges from all over Ireland in the last two days.

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Frances Fitzgerald indicates Ireland will take 1,800 refugees

Frances Fitzgerald indicates Ireland will take 1,800 refugees

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has indicated Ireland will accept in the region of 1,800 refugees in response to the current crisis.

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Galway company to send team of communications volunteers to Greece

Galway company to send team of communications volunteers to Greece

A Galway company is sending a team of volunteers to Greece to provide refugees with communications technology.

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Aylan's aunt: His mum told me 'I don't know how to swim and I'm scared'

Aylan's aunt: His mum told me 'I don't know how to swim and I'm scared'

Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest railway station after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train.

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Captain of vessel carrying Aylan Kurdi abandoned ship four minutes into journey

Captain of vessel carrying Aylan Kurdi abandoned ship four minutes into journey

The father of three-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi, has told how the captain of their vessel had abandoned them only four minutes into their sea journey.

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Aylan Kurdi's father talks about the death of his family for first time

Aylan Kurdi's father talks about the death of his family for first time

Aylan Kurdi's father has spoken publicly about his family's tragedy saying all he wants to do is "lie in a grave" with his family.

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Clare man willing to take in refugees after seeing harrowing image of Aylan Kurdi

Clare man willing to take in refugees after seeing harrowing image of Aylan Kurdi

A Co Clare man, who has been moved by the images of the dead Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi, says he is willing to foster or adopt one of the refugees.

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Taoiseach: Refugee crisis 'a human catastrophe'

Taoiseach: Refugee crisis 'a human catastrophe'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the plight of refugees coming to Europe as "a human catastrophe".

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'Day of action' planned in Dublin to raise awareness of refugee crisis

'Day of action' planned in Dublin to raise awareness of refugee crisis

A day of action is to be held in Dublin on Saturday in an effort to raise awareness of the mounting refugee crisis across Europe.

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Migrants lie on train tracks in protest at Hungarian station

Migrants lie on train tracks in protest at Hungarian station

There have been dramatic scenes at a railway station near Hungary's capital, Budapest, with migrants who were ordered off a train lying on the tracks in protest.

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Bayern Munich sets up training camp for refugee children

Bayern Munich sets up training camp for refugee children

Bayern Munich is to create a training camp for refugee children while donating a further €1m towards refugee projects in response to the European migrant crisis.

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Migrants' train stops at town west of Budapest

Migrants' train stops at town west of Budapest

A train full of migrants has stopped at a town west of Budapest after finally being allowed to leave the Hungarian capital.

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'At least 14 dead' as boat capsizes off Malaysia coast

'At least 14 dead' as boat capsizes off Malaysia coast

A wooden boat crammed with workers heading back to Indonesia has capsized - leaving at least 14 people dead, Malaysian officials say.

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Boys found dead on Turkish beach 'tried to get to Canada'

Boys found dead on Turkish beach 'tried to get to Canada'

The family of two small boys whose bodies washed up on a Turkish beach were Syrian refugees who had been trying to emigrate to Canada, according to reports.

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VIDEO: Migrants cram into trains as Budapest station reopens

VIDEO: Migrants cram into trains as Budapest station reopens

Migrants have poured into Budapest’s Keleti railway station after police stopped blocking its main entrance.

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Italy, France and Germany call for review of EU asylum rules

Italy, France and Germany call for review of EU asylum rules

Italy, France and Germany have signed a joint document calling for a review of EU asylum rules.

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Irish Navy's Mediterranean mission extended

Irish Navy's Mediterranean mission extended

The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney is extending the Irish Naval Service mission in the Mediterranean.

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Hundreds of migrants stranded as police block Budapest train station

Hundreds of migrants stranded as police block Budapest train station

Around 3,000 migrants are stranded outside Budapest's main railway station after police blocked off the entrance.

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Hungary shuts down rail traffic in effort to prevent migrants departing

Hungary shuts down rail traffic in effort to prevent migrants departing

Hungarian authorities are stopping all trains from leaving Budapest’s main train terminal in an effort to prevent migrants from using it to leave for Austria and Germany.

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Hundreds of migrants rescued off Greek islands

Hundreds of migrants rescued off Greek islands

More than 2,500 migrants have been plucked from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations off the Greek islands over the weekend.

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Austria to impose stricter border controls after migrant deaths

Austria to impose stricter border controls after migrant deaths

Austria says it is tightening controls on its borders, after 71 migrants were found dead in a lorry last week.

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EU to hold extraordinary general meeting on migrant crisis

EU to hold extraordinary general meeting on migrant crisis

European Union ministers have been called to an extraordinary EU meeting to discuss a huge surge in irregular immigration.

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Migrant crisis 'Europe's biggest political issues for decades', says Goal

Migrant crisis 'Europe's biggest political issues for decades', says Goal

Irish aid agency Goal has warned the migrant crisis could be Europe's biggest political issue since the Second World War.

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Fitzgerald rejects Merkel's criticism of Ireland's refugee policy

Fitzgerald rejects Merkel's criticism of Ireland's refugee policy

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has strongly rejected criticisms by German Chancellor on Ireland's stance on EU refugee policy.

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Afghan migrants camping in Athens park resettled

Afghan migrants camping in Athens park resettled

Greek authorities have started resettling migrants living in tents in a park in Athens.

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Migrants housed on passenger ship in Kos

Migrants housed on passenger ship in Kos

Dozens of migrants on the Greek island of Kos have boarded a passenger ship which will provide temporary shelter as they seek asylum.

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LE Niamh rescues 125 people in Mediterranean

LE Niamh rescues 125 people in Mediterranean

The Irish Navy has rescued another 125 people in the Mediterranean.

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EU Ombudsman O'Reilly: Integration the key to resettling migrants

EU Ombudsman O'Reilly: Integration the key to resettling migrants

The EU Ombudsman has said integration is the key to resettling foreign migrants in Ireland.

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Migrants 'breached Eurotunnel security by guessing code'

Migrants 'breached Eurotunnel security by guessing code'

Migrants are believed to have unlocked a gate into the Eurotunnel complex after guessing the security code, it has been reported.

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Mediterranean boat death toll 'will rise considerably'

Mediterranean boat death toll 'will rise considerably'

Irish navy ship the LE Niamh is en route to Palermo in Italy this morning with almost 400 rescued migrants on board.

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'Many people sank with the boat,' says Coveney on 200 missing people now feared drowned

'Many people sank with the boat,' says Coveney on 200 missing people now feared drowned

UPDATE (9.40pm): Approximately 200 people are still missing after a boat, carrying more than 700 people capsized off the Libyan coast.

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