The deaths of 57 migrants off the Libyan coast brings the number of lives lost on the central Mediterranean crossing route this year to around 970, the United Nations said Tuesday.
Greek police have dismantled a migrant trafficking network accused of abducting and torturing two people, the Athens News Agency reported Sunday.
Two women and a man died onboard an overloaded migrant boat found off the Canary Islands early Friday while Spanish rescuers managed to save 41 people, the coastguard said.
Guatemalan police fired tear gas Sunday to disperse thousands of migrants headed for the United States on foot, and soldiers beat back a group that tried to push through barriers, AFP journalists witnessed. Security forces surrounded the migrant caravan on a road in the town of Vado Hondo, near the border with Honduras where they…
12 Sep 2020
Greek riot police fired tear gas at protesting asylum seekers on Lesbos island on Saturday as tensions simmered following the catastrophic fire that ripped through Europe's largest migrant camp there this week.
1 Aug 2020
Britain on Saturday urged France to get tougher on stopping migrants using the Channel to reach the UK, with one minister...
16 May 2020
At least 30 Indian migrant workers were killed Saturday in road accidents as they tried to return to their home villages during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown
14 May 2020
Narendra Modi's grand announcement of a $265-billion rescue package for India is little comfort to Manish Verma, one of the millions left destitute and desperate 50 days
11 Jan 2020
At least 12 people died Saturday when a boat loaded with asylum-seekers sank in the Ionian Sea, the Greek coastguard said. "So far 12 bodies have been recovered. The search and rescue operation continues," they said in a statement
7 Oct 2019
Two bodies have been recovered and around 25 people are missing after a small boat carrying migrants capsized off Lampedusa, the Italian coastguard said on Monday.
30 Aug 2018
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday urged member states to "take more responsibility" and ensure the bloc's migrant rescue operation continues to fight human trafficking in the Mediterranean.
26 Jun 2018
A rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 200 migrants on board will finally dock in Malta, Italy said Tuesday, as EU states remained at loggerheads over how to handle the influx of people trying to reach the continent.