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UN says 15 dead in attempted migrant voyage from Libya

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The UN refugee agency said it had recovered the bodies of 15 migrants and 177 survivors from two coastguard boats returning to Libya people...

At least 39 die as two migrant boats sink off Tunisia

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mig At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island...

A group of villagers, a migrant boat and a deadly end...

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Seven neighbours from a village in western Senegal boarded a fishing boat crammed with migrants just after midnight on 26 October. Their destination: Europe,...

ISS: Focus on migrant returns threatens AU–EU negotiations

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Last month the European Commission unveiled its New Pact on Migration and Asylum (New Pact). The pact’s goals of rebuilding trust and developing workable...

Migrant evacuation flights resume from Libya, UN agency says

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United Nations evacuation flights for migrants stuck in Libya have resumed after being suspended because of the global pandemic, the UN refugee agency said...

Ten migrant bodies washed up on Djibouti coast

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The bodies of ten migrants washed up on the coast of Djibouti on the Horn of Africa, the UN migration agency said on Thursday. The...

Tunisia migrant ship death toll rises

Tunisia recovered more bodies from a ship that sank off the coast on Sunday carrying African migrants, bringing the death toll to 17, a...

Canary Islands sees biggest migrant surge since 2006

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More than 1 000 migrants reached the Canary Islands in the past 48 hours, the Red Cross said on Saturday, the largest number since...

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 11 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia on Sunday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the...

ISS: Migrant disaster in Libya stoked by EU strategy

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Libya is labelled a migration ‘black hole’ where refugees and migrants face ‘unacceptable and extreme’ forms of violence. Migrants – mainly from East and West Africa...

At least 20 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 20 African migrants died when a boat carrying more than 50 people sank off Tunisia, an official said on Tuesday. The bodies were...

Malta rescues migrants

A group of 112 North African migrants was rescued from a sinking dinghy and landed in Malta supervised by troops in protective clothing against...

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia, two dead

A boat carrying migrants sank off Tunisia drowning at least two with nine rescued and 14 missing, a coastguard official said. The boat sank...

Italy arrests three on suspicion of torture

Italian prosecutors ordered the arrest of three people suspected of torturing migrants in a Libyan detention centre. The men, a 22-year-old Guinean and two...

Shipwreck off Libya claims migrant lives

At least 40 people are feared dead or missing after a shipwreck of a boat carrying migrants off Libya, while about 60 people may...

Hundred plus die in Mediterranean shipwreck

About 115 people are missing feared drowned and another 134 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat carrying...

Libyan guards reportedly shoot at fleeing migrants

The United Nations said it had information Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants fleeing air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including...

Migrant boat missing off Spain

Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry...

Migrant deaths at sea off Spain triple

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At least 631 African migrants died trying to reach Spain so far this year, almost three times more than in 2017 and...

Migrants rebuild Casablanca camp

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After two sleepless days and nights begging on the streets of Casablanca, Guinea teenager Ismail could afford to rebuild his home in...

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