Italy on Saturday agreed to allow rescue ship Ocean Viking to disembark 82 migrants on southern islands Lampedusa after six days at sea following a European deal to distribute them.
The 356 migrants stranded on board the Ocean Viking charity rescue ship will be taken to Malta and then all relocated to other European countries, the Maltese government announced on Friday.
More than 1,000 people were rescued from the Mediterranean over the weekend, with migrants attempting to cross into Europe, often on unseaworthy boats, according to rescuers.
More than 150 migrants disembarked a rescue ship Friday evening in Sicily, the NGO SOS Mediterranee said, days before hardline anti-immigrant League leader Matteo Salvini visits the island as Italy's new interior minister.
A migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean carried hundreds of children and unaccompanied minors from over 15 countries to safety in Italy on Friday.
Bangladesh police have arrested a man suspected of murdering two Rohingya refugee leaders in the country’s southeast where tens of thousands from the group are living in camps after fleeing persecution in Myanmar, an official said yesterday.
The second International Scientific Conference on Social Responsibility was inaugurated at the Qatar National Convention Centre yesterday.
Two women died of hypothermia during an operation to rescue more than 730 migrants off the Libyan coast, the Italian coast guard and medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Sunday.
Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis president James Bullard said there’s a chance the US economy could get a medium-term boost if President-elect Donald Trump boosts infrastructure spending and reforms taxes.
China, maker of half the world’s steel, probably boosted production to a record in April as mills fired up furnaces and domestic prices
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised by the London-based International Finance Magazine (IFM) with the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar 2015’, ....