A group of 71 migrants floating in Maltese waters went out of contact on Sunday morning, with an NGO saying it feared the boat would … Read more
Prime Minister Robert Abela has insisted government will be doing everything it can to tackle the immigration crisis faced by the country.
Speaking to party … Read more
A group of 50 migrants who were rescued at sea and stranded in unsanitary conditions on an animal transport ship for four days has been … Read more
The Senate on Wednesday voted to allow prosecutors to proceed against League leader Matteo Salvini for allegedly illegally detaining a group of migrants when he … Read more
Italy and Spain would work towards a new European pact on immigration Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said after talks with his Spanish counterpart … Read more
U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he … Read more
The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American refugees, but flows are expected … Read more
Italy’s interior minister Matteo Salvini said he is holding the Netherlands and the European Union “responsible” for the fate of 42 migrants on board the … Read more
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year – the highest number in the UN refugee agency’s almost … Read more
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini allowed 10 of the 53 migrants stranded on the Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship to disembark but pressed ahead with … Read more
The Libyan Coast Guard managed to rescue 60 persons in the Mediterranean about 92 miles north-west of Al-Khoms city as they were travelling towards … Read more
A decree adopted by the Italian government would force non-governmental organizations to pay between €10,000 and €50,000 for transporting rescued migrants to Italian ports.… Read more
Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, UNHCR spokesperson Rupert Colville expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are … Read more
A total of 270 persons are expected in Malta Wednesday morning after being saved by the AFM in separate rescue operations in the Mediterranean.… Read more
Tunisian rights organisation FTDES revealed Tunisian authorities were refusing 75 migrants saved at sea from coming ashore.
The migrants were adrift in international waters … Read more
Reports of child left to die on abandoned dingy off Libyan coast, AFM saves 75 persons stranded on tuna pen
A five-year-old child died on board a rubber dingy in difficulty adrift off the coast of Libya during an attempt to reach European … Read more
Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi told a ANSA Forum on Thursday that this week’s European elections could create a sort of constituent assembly for a … Read more
German migrant rescue NGO SeaWatch on Wednesday rescued 65 migrants off Libya but currently has not been given permission to dock anywhere.
SeaWatch said Libya, … Read more
Pope Francis gave a lift to eight children who only last month were airlifted out of Libya.
Pope Francis took eight children rescued from crisis-hit … Read more
At least 70 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat sank in international waters off the Tunisian coast, and 16 were saved, the state-run Tunis … Read more
Italian Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Thursday that he will refuse to assign a port for a Navy ship to dock in … Read more
The ancestors of the Britons who built Stonehenge were farmers who had travelled from an area near modern Turkey, arriving around 4000BC.
Researchers compared DNA … Read more
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said the chaos in Libya following Khalifa Haftar’s offensive has increased the risk of terrorist presence on migrant boats … Read more
The Italian Interior Ministry issued a directive aimed at dealing with terrorists possibly escaping and arriving from war torn Libya.
The Ministry warned that hundreds … Read more
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is once under investigation for kidnapping migrants.
Salvini on Monday said he is being probed for allegedly abducting migrants allegedly … Read more
The Maltese government announced that more than 60 migrants stranded at sea for more than a week on the German rescue ship Alan Kurdi would be … Read more
The Libyan Navy and Coast Guard have warned NGOs not to enter the country’s territorial waters or even operate close to the Libyan coastguards.
In … Read more
Sources close to the Italian Interior Ministry are being quoted as saying that Italy and Malta are to form an “anti-illegals axis” after rescued migrants … Read more
New data from the Afrobarometer research organization based in Ghana, showed that contrary to narratives about African migration in the West, most Africans said they … Read more
Italian security forces arrested a 47-year-old man after allegedly hijacking a bus he was driving full of schoolchildren and subsequently starting a fire inside the … Read more
The 49 migrants on board the Italian NGO rescue ship ‘Mare Ionio’ will be disembarking at Lampedusa on the orders of Guardia di Finanza.… Read more
Australia on Wednesday announced cuts to its annual intake of immigrants by nearly 15 percent, and barred some new arrivals from living in its largest … Read more
Two children were among three people who died early Thursday when a migrant boat, carrying at least 12 people, sank near the Greek island … Read more