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Deutsche Welle

US holds over 100,000 migrant children in detention


Authorities in the US have over 100,000 children in migrant-related detention, according to a new UN study. UN researcher Manfred Nowak slammed the separation of children from their families by the Trump administration.

EU leaders reach agreement over 2020 budget


Lawmakers and government officials from the 28 member states have agreed to provide around €153.6 billion in disbursements next year. EU leaders called for more funds to tackle climate change and youth unemployment.

Greece's Moria camp on Lesbos: An ongoing quandary


The Greek government has vowed to do something about its overcrowded island migrant camps. But things are not getting much better, as Max Zander reports from the island of Lesbos.