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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...

9 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat sinks

9 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat sinks

Nine people died after a boat filled with migrants sank off the western coast of Turkey and another 25 were missing, the Turkish coast guard said on Wednesday. It was...

Nine die in Turkey migrant boat mishap

Nine die in Turkey migrant boat mishap

  Nine people died and one rescued on Wednesday, after a boat carrying irregular migrants sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast of Izmir province. The boat carrying...

1,488 migrant children missing in U.S. – Official

1,488 migrant children missing in U.S. – Official

For the second time in less than a year, the United States has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the...

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya

Migrant death rate jumps in Mediterranean, says U.N.

The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) has said that crossing the central Mediterranean has become more treacherous than ever for migrants trying to reach Europe, with one in...

Nine die in migrant boat mishap

Nine die in migrant boat mishap

Nine people died early on Thursday when a boat carrying migrants sank off the western coast of Turkey. According to the Turkish coast guard, four people were rescued...

Libya: 116 Nigerian migrants trapped in slave camp

643 migrant Nigerians arrive Lagos from Libya in five weeks

No fewer than 643 migrant Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in the last five weeks, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. The...

Migrant influx to cost Spain €30m

Migrant influx to cost Spain €30m

Spain plans to invest €30 million (£26.7 million) in an emergency plan to manage its new status as the main destination for seaborne migration from Africa, the...

Spain accepts migrant rescue boat rejected by Italy, Malta

A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy, in the latest example of...

Another migrant rescue vessel to arrive in Spain

Another migrant rescue vessel to arrive in Spain

On June 30, the boat Open Arms, operated by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, rescued the distressed people stranded in a rubber dinghy. After both Italy and Malta...

ICC may investigate migrant crimes in Libya

Italy to establish migrant centres on Libya’s borders

Italy’s anti-immigration interior minister said on a visit to Libya on Monday that he had proposed the setup of migrant reception centres at Libya’s southern...