Tag: migrants

France rescues 31 migrants in English Channel

Thirty-one migrants were rescued in the English Channel on Friday. The boats ran into difficulty in choppy waters, and one sank shortly after its...

Malta takes 90 migrants rescued by Italy coastguard

Italian-flagged vessels are also considered Italian territory under international law. Italy and Malta frequently complain of having to take unfair responsibility for migrants.   ROME: Valletta...

Italy prosecutor orders migrants on charity ship to disembark in Lampedusa

ROME: An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the more than 80 remaining migrants on the Open Arms charity vessel to disembark in Lampedusa after it...

Migrants on German NGO ship allowed to disembark in Malta

VALLETTA: Malta said it has authorised 40 migrants aboard a rescue ship run by German NGO Sea-Eye to disembark following an agreement reached among several...

Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port

ROME: An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the eastern Sicilian port...

6,000 migrants arrested in Istanbul crackdown

ISTANBUL: A crackdown on unregistered migrants in Istanbul has seen 6,000 arrests including Syrians in the past two weeks, the interior minister said Wednesday. There has...

Migrants in fear as US raids reportedly begin

NEW YORK: Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty Sunday, fearful of nationwide raids that President Donald Trump said would lead to a wave of...

Charity says sailboat rescues 54 migrants off Libya

ROME: A sailboat belonging to Italian charity Mediterranea has rescued 54 people including pregnant women and children in distress off the Libyan coast, the charity...

Trump says immigration roundup will start next week

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump repeated on Tuesday that immigration authorities would next week target migrants in the country illegally in large-scale arrests, but still...

Italy, Malta rescue stricken migrants in Mediterranean

VALLETTA: The Italian navy rescued 100 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean on Thursday, as 75 other migrants found clinging to a tuna pen were taken...