Spain and four other EU states agreed to take in migrants stranded for weeks on the Open Arms rescue ship, EU authorities said on Wednesday, ending a prolonged standoff with the Italian government over their fate.
More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program
Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore
Fifty-seven migrants were rescued by Italian customs police and the coastguard and taken to the island of Lampedusa
Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged kidnapping and abuse of office after far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini prevented a charity ship carrying rescued migrants from docking.
Six EU countries have agreed to take in some of the 147 migrants currently stranded on a rescue ship near the Italian island of Lampedusa, Rome announced ...
A Rome administrative court ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying 160 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
The number of migrants found to be crossing the Mediterranean Sea from northern Africa to Spain rose by 22 per cent in July, amid an Italian clampdown on arrivals at its shores
French charities SOS Mediterranea and MSF rescued another 105 migrants off the coast of Libya on Monday, bringing to 356 the number of those aboard the Ocean Viking now seeking a safe port.
One hundred and twenty-one migrants on board a rescue vessel operated by the Spanish NGO Open Arms have been waiting for a week for a harbour to let them dock.