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Malta impounds second migrant rescue ship

Italy impounds migrants rescue ship Sea-Watch 3

Italian authorities have impounded the charity vessel Sea-Watch 3 after 47 migrants aboard were disembarked at the port of Lampedusa. The migrants were transferred onto...

66 migrants rescued off Libya

66 migrants were rescued in international waters off Libya on Thursday during two separate operations carried out by the Italian navy and a charity ship, raising the...

Italy to prosecute mayor who arranged fake marriages for migrants

Italy to prosecute mayor who arranged fake marriages for migrants

An Italian Mayor who gained international fame for transforming the shrinking community by welcoming migrants is to stand trial for breaching migration laws and other...

Police arrest 3 for locking 16 migrants in underground room

Police arrest 3 for locking 16 migrants in underground room

Greek police’s migration management unit has arrested three people suspected of locking 16 migrants in the underground room of an abandoned warehouse near the port...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

2,974 illegal Nigerian migrants returned from Libya in two years

No fewer than 2,794 illegal Nigerian migrants who travelled to the war-torn North African country with the hope of finding their way into Europe through the...

Maltese army takes control of oil tanker hijacked by migrants

Maltese army takes control of oil tanker hijacked by migrants

Maltese armed forces have taken control of an oil tanker El Hiblu 1 that was commandeered by migrants after they were rescued off the coast of Libya. The 108 migrants...

Migrants hijack merchant ship off Libya

Migrants have hijacked a merchant ship which rescued them off the coast of Libya and it is now heading towards Malta, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and...

43 migrants dead after 2 boats capsize near Djibouti

10 migrants die in Libyan boat mishap

Not less than 10 people died and 17 rescued on Tuesday when a boat carrying 27 migrants sank off the Libyan coast, near the western town of Sabratha, a security official...

Migrants scramble aboard Calais ferry, sparking police sweep

Migrants scramble aboard Calais ferry, sparking police sweep

Dozens of migrants hoping to reach Britain scrambled aboard a cross-Channel ferry in northern France, sparking a 12-hour manhunt as police combed the ship to find them,...

160 repatriated Nigerian migrants from Libya arrive Lagos

Libya deports another batch of 326 illegal Nigerian migrants

At least 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of...

migrants from the Nigeria wait at Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport

Libya deports another set of 164 illegal Nigerian migrants

By Oluwatoyin Amao A fresh batch of 164 illegal Nigerian migrants were returned to Lagos on Friday. This is the second batch of illegal migrants returned from the...

British boat rescues some 20 migrants trying to cross English Channel

British boat rescues some 20 migrants trying to cross English Channel

A British boat rescued between 18 and 20 migrants crossing the Channel aboard a small motorized boat Monday, French maritime authorities said. “A fishing boat gave the...