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Migrant death toll in Mediterranean tops 1,000 for 6th year - UNHCR

Migrant death toll in Mediterranean tops 1,000 for 6th year – UNHCR

  More than 1,000 migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the sixth year in a row that that “bleak milestone” has been reached, the United...

Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

  Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy...

Libya to close three migrant detention centres

Libya to close three migrant detention centres

  Libya plans to shut down three of its biggest migration detention centres, the country’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha has announced. The centres in question...

Migrant found dead as nearly 300 rescued in Mediterranean

Migrant found dead as nearly 300 rescued in Mediterranean

Nearly 300 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were rescued at sea overnight between Spain and Morocco, while a woman was found dead on one of the four boats, Spain’s...

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

An Italian judge has ordered the release of a German captain arrested on June 29 for docking the search and rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 with 40 migrants onboard. Captain...

U.S. is having tremendous success with China on trade - Trump 

Trump threatens Mexico with 25% tariff over migrant surge

President Donald Trump said he would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods until that country stops immigrants from entering the U.S. illegally – brandishing a weapon...

Med Sea migrant incident worries International Chamber of Shipping

Med Sea migrant incident worries International Chamber of Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents the global shipping industry, has expressed its concerns over the recent incident involving the...

43 migrants dead after 2 boats capsize near Djibouti

Four die in migrant boat mishap off Turkey

Turkish coast guard has said three women including a baby died early Tuesday when a boat carrying 15 Iranian and Afghan migrants capsized off the northwestern coast of...

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

Libya migrant rescue ship begs European port to take them in

A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast on Sunday appealed for a European port to take them in before the weather turns at Christmas. German...

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Citing harassment from Italy and other countries, the last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea, Aquarius, has ended her operations, French NGO Medecins...

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship aquarius

Italian judicial authorities have ordered rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by SOS Mediterranee, a European humanitarian organization engaged in rescuing migrants in the...

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

Turkish Coastguard said on Monday a boat with 15 migrants on board sank off Turkey’s Western Coast in the Aegean, adding that search was going on for survivors. It...