european union

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau | Photo: Gaetana D'Amico
Photo: Picture-alliance/Bildagentur-online/Ohde
The two Italian deputy premiers, Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini | PHOTO/ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Reuters/D. Zammit Lupi
Syrian passport | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/M.Kappeler
Spanish Red Cross members in Melilla on January 3 assisting some migrants upon their arrival, after they were rescued from a small boat. (Photo: EPA/F.G. Guerrero)
UNHCR Regional Representative for EU Affairs, Gonzalo Vargas Llosa | Photo: ANSA
Members from the European Mission 'Sophia' operating in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
A general view of the European parliament in Brussels. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Image from the archives of EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia. (ANSA/Press Office)
EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos | Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Detention of asylum seekers is to be used as a 'last resort', according to European law