More than 16,000 migrants returned home from conflict-wracked Libya in 2018 under a "voluntary return" programme run by the International Organization for Migration, the agency said Wednesday.
Migrants forced to remain on board the ship that rescued them off the coast of Libya almost two weeks ago stepped onto dry land in Sicily on Thursday ...
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said 47 migrants who have been blocked at sea off Sicily for almost two weeks on a humanitarian rescue ship will be allowed to come ashore on Wednesday, ending the latest migrant standoff.
The 47 migrants stranded on a charity rescue boat off the coast of Sicily will be allowed to land in Italy only if they are immediately transferred to Germany or the Netherlands, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday.
The 47 migrants stuck on a German charity rescue boat off the coast of Sicily should ‘immediately’ be allowed to disembark in Italy, three UN agencies said Saturday.
Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini should be tried for ‘aggravated kidnapping’ in connection with a summer stand-off over rescued migrants, a special court has ruled.
Some 117 migrants who left Libya in a rubber dinghy two days ago are unaccounted for, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday, after three people were rescued from the vessel after it sank in the Mediterranean.
Spanish migrant rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Monday that Spanish authorities were preventing its ship from setting sail in the Mediterranean to try to save migrants.
Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships were headed for Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states ...
The executive European Commission is calling on EU countries to admit nearly 50 migrants stranded on two rescue ships allowed to anchor temporarily off Malta, a spokesman said Thursday.