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Libya intercepts 315 migrants attempting Mediterranean crossing

EU to step up migrant rights training for Libyan coastguard

By Jite Eriabie  The EU’s anti-trafficking operation is working to train Libya’s coastguard on how to respect the human rights of migrants recovered at sea, the...

Four-year-old migrant arrives Spain in separate boat

Four-year-old migrant arrives Spain in separate boat, reunites with mum after seven months

A four-year-old migrant boy who reached Spain from Ivory Coast was reunited Monday with his mother seven months after she arrived on a different boat, a women’s...

NGO suspends Mediterranean migrant rescues

NGO suspends Mediterranean migrant rescues

By Jite Eriabie  International humanitarian group, Save the Children said on Monday it had suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean Sea as departures from Libya...

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Italy busts migrant smuggling ring

Agency Report  Italy’s Finance Guard said Thursday it had busted an international migrant smuggling ring that had brought Syrian, Iraqi and Somali people into Italy...

Migrants crossing the Sahara desert into Libya ride on the back of a pickup truck outside Agadez

West African migrant deaths in the Sahara doubles Mediterranean toll 

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in...

Armed force claims victory in Libyan migrant smuggling hub

Armed force claims victory in Libyan migrant smuggling hub

By Jite Eriabie   An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan migrant smuggling hub of Sabratha said it had taken control of the coastal city on...

Migrant boats in Black Sea spark fears of new route

Migrant boats in Black Sea spark fears of new route

Romanian authorities said Monday that they had caught a fishing boat with 68 asylum seekers off Romania’s coast, the second such incident in a week, raising fears that...

Eight migrants dead off Libya as Italy outlines naval mission

Rising migrant flow to Spain could become “big emergency” – UN

The rising flow of migrants to Spain from North Africa could evolve into a “big emergency” if the pace continues, the U.N.’s migration agency said on Friday. After...

Eight migrants dead off Libya as Italy outlines naval mission

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain – Frontex

The number of African migrants arriving in Italy after crossing the Mediterranean from Libya dropped by more than half in July from June, the European Union’s...

German court sentences three Syrian smugglers over migrant deaths

German court sentences three Syrian smugglers over migrant deaths

A German court sentenced three Syrian men on Friday for running a smuggling ring from Turkey to Europe over the deaths of 13 migrants in the Mediterranean two years ago....

Migrant rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

Migrant rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

A German humanitarian rescue ship said it was heading on Friday to the aid of a vessel run by a group of far-right activists who are at sea to disrupt the work of...

Eight migrants dead off Libya as Italy outlines naval mission

Migrant rescue NGO says boat drifting after Italy and Malta refuse access

A Spanish aid group operating in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday one of its boats had been barred by Italy and Malta from disembarking migrants rescued two days ago....