A migrant is someone who chooses to resettle to another country in search of a better life. The European Union is facing worst migrant crisis since the World War II. Wars in Iraq and Syria, unrest in the African continent and chaos in Libya have spurred exodus of migrants in European Union.
In 2014, over 170,000 people sailed in Italy fleeing persecution and poverty.
Heart breaking picture of lifeless Syrian child created uproar
A heart breaking picture of a lifeless Syrian child has created uproar on social media and sparked horror over Europe migrant crisis.
Lifeless body of Syrian boy found in Turkey
At least 12 Syrian migrants including two young boys, drowned on Wednesday after the boats they were travelling in sank while trying to flee the war torn country.
Minor Syrian drowns in Turkey
Minor Syrian boy drowns in Turkey trying to reach the Greek island of Kos from the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.
Syrian migrant mother holding her child breaks into tears
Syrian migrant mother holding her child breaks into tears as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach.
A baby is helped to board on the Norwegian Siem Pilot ship
A baby is helped to board on the Norwegian Siem Pilot ship during a migrant search and rescue mission off the Libyan Coasts.
Migrants move along at the border town of Idomeni, northern Greece
Migrants move along at the border town of Idomeni, northern Greece, to be allowed by Macedonian police to cross the borders.
Migrants push each other trying to secure a place in train
Migrants push each other trying to secure a place onboard the train that would take them towards Serbia, at the railway station in the southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija.
Migrants sit on the tracks at the railway station
Migrants sit on the tracks at the railway station in the southern Macedonia's town of Gevgelija, after breaking through the police blockade on the border with Greece.
Migrants stand on a wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea
Migrants stand on a wooden boat before getting assistance, in the Mediterranean Sea.