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Rescuers pull 394 migrants from overcrowded boat off Tunisia

Rescuers pull 394 migrants from overcrowded boat off Tunisia

Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters witness said.

Two dead on migrant boat off Spain's Canary Islands

Two dead on migrant boat off Spain's Canary Islands

Two people have been found dead in a migrant boat intercepted overnight off the coast of Spain's Canary Islands, local authorities said on Monday.

'World's happiest country' seeks migrants

'World's happiest country' seeks migrants

Repeatedly dubbed the happiest nation on the planet with world-beating living standards, Finland should be deluged by people wanting to relocate, but in fact it faces an acute workforce shortage.

14 migrants found dead off of Venezuela's eastern coast

14 migrants found dead off of Venezuela's eastern coast

Fourteen people believed to have travelled from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago were found dead in waters near the South American nation's coast, Venezuelan authorities said on Sunday ...

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

At least four people died when a boat carrying about 30 migrants sank off Spain's Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, emergency services said.

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

At least 11 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia on Sunday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, a Tunisian security official said.

Migrants pitch tents in Serbia, prepare to cross into EU states

Migrants pitch tents in Serbia, prepare to cross into EU states

Dozens of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have set up tents outside Subotica, a town in northern Serbia, with a view to sneaking over the nearby border with Hungary and on to Western Europe.

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Protesters called on European Union states to allow in migrants stuck in Greek camps at a demonstration in Berlin on Sunday before the EU sets out proposals this week on how to help after a fire in one of the camps left..

UK minister says France must tackle migrants from crossing English Channel

UK minister says France must tackle migrants from crossing English Channel

Britain is facing an ‘unacceptable’ rise in the number of boats carrying migrants across the English Channel and would act to send ‘illegal’ entrants back to France ...

Turkish coastguard rescues 35 migrants from half-sunken boat

Turkish coastguard rescues 35 migrants from half-sunken boat

Turkey's coastguard said on Monday it had rescued 35 migrants and was searching for four more missing from a boat found half sunken in the Aegean Sea.

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Thirteen suspects arrested by French police over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated lorry in Britain have been charged with people trafficking, a judicial source said Saturday.

Twelve migrants test positive for coronavirus at Mexican government shelter

Twelve migrants test positive for coronavirus at Mexican government shelter

Twelve migrants have tested positive for coronavirus at a government-run shelter in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, the labour ministry said on Friday.