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Macron to meet May with French seeking support on Calais migrants

President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Thursday near London to discuss a raft of bilateral issues that have little to do with Britain’s decision to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 2:15 p.m.

U.N. chief touts positive economic contributions of migrants

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged all countries Thursday to focus on the overwhelmingly positive contributions of migrants and use “facts not prejudice,” warning that authorities who erect obstacles “inflict needless economic …


Smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean, 64 feared dead

As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers’ overcrowded rubber dinghy from …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 12:31 p.m.

8 migrants dead, 86 rescued from sinking boat off Libya

At least eight migrants died and 84 were rescued Saturday from a smugglers’ foundering rubber dinghy in the waters off Libya, the Italian coast guard said. An aid group said …


Macron gets tough as France struggles to deal with migrants

It’s getting colder, the clock is ticking and regional authorities are scrambling to meet President Emmanuel Macron’s deadline: get migrants off France’s streets and out of forest hideouts by year’s …


Spain rescues 104 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 104 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa.


Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy

The leader of an Italian party that hopes to capitalize on growing resentment of migrants and asylum-seekers told supporters in Rome Sunday it would be ‘splendid’ if he wins national …


Syrian who set out solo from Libya in tiny boat is rescued

A Syrian refugee has been saved at sea after setting out solo in a tiny boat from Libya, where he told rescuers he was practically a slave.


Rwanda offers to shelter African migrants abused in Libya

Rwanda is offering to host some, perhaps thousands, of the African migrants whose reported abuse in Libya has led to international expressions of revulsion.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:38 p.m.

A list of heartbreak: Newspaper tallies 33,293 dead migrants

A German newspaper has published a list of 33,293 people it says died while trying to immigrate to Europe between 1993 and May of this year.


Cyprus: Big EU members should accept more migrants

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Large European Union countries should do their fair share and accept more migrants from overburdened members that are the typical entry points into Europe, Cyprus’ interior ministry …


Council of Europe presses Italy on Libyan migrant returns

The Council of Europe is asking Italy to explain what its naval ships are doing off Libya’s coast amid concerns that Europe-bound migrants who are sent back to Libya face …


Italian effort to stop migrants fuels bloody battle in Libya

The bloodshed in the city of Sabratha is in part an unexpected consequence of Europe’s effort to stem the flow of migrants from Libya across the Mediterranean.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:51 a.m.

Romania coast guards rescues 157 migrants from Black Sea

Romania’s coast guard has rescued more than 150 migrants from Iraq and Iran, including 56 children, from a ship in distress on the Black Sea, on what is becoming a …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

305 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus; 313 are stopped in Turkey

Cyprus police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday for allegedly driving one of two boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island’s northwestern coast.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

Merkel, rival Schulz spar over Turkey in TV election debate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her center-left rival, Martin Schulz, are poised to hold their only televised debate Sunday, three weeks before the country’s general election.


Libya says boats carrying 700 migrants have been intercepted

Libya’s navy says it has intercepted and brought to shore vessels carrying nearly 700 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe over the past two days.


Merkel wants to work with African leaders on migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to work more closely with Libya’s government to curtail illegal migration from Africa to Europe.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:21 p.m.

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Spain’s maritime rescue service has saved more than 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.

Up to 50 migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen, U.N. says

Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday, calling the …


Italy OKs naval support to help Libya fight trafficking

Italy on Friday approved sending Italian naval ships to help the Libyan coast guard combat migrant trafficking following a request by the North African nation.


As thousands seek safe havens, migrant pressures grow in Europe

Italy’s leader pressed his European Union allies Thursday to take in more migrants, saying the relentless arrival of tens of thousands on Italy’s shores is putting his country under enormous …


51 migrants presumed dead after abandonment in Niger desert

The International Organization for Migration says 51 migrants are presumed dead in the Sahara Desert in Niger after smugglers abandoned them during their journey north to Libya.


European Union to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan

The European Union warned the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland on Tuesday that they have 24 hours to start taking in refugees under an EU sharing plan or face legal …


1,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean; 2 dead

Two migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday during a rescue operation that saved more than 1,000 others who were attempting the dangerous crossing to Europe, according to a …


UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

44 migrants die of thirst in Niger while crossing desert

A Niger official says at least 44 migrants, including babies, have died of thirst after their vehicle broke down in the Sahara Desert as they were making their way to …


Spain saves 157 migrants in 5 boats crossing from Africa

Spain’s maritime rescue service has saved 157 migrants from five small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.


UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

Rescuers say 34 migrant bodies pulled from sea off Libya

The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded …


Unaccompanied minors among stranded migrants in Serbia

A report by the U.N. children’s agency published on Wednesday warned that more than 300,000 children have been migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, in a dramatic escalation of …


Italian police: Mafia skimmed millions from migrant funds

Italian police on Monday arrested 68 people, including a priest and the head of a Catholic volunteer group called “Mercy,” accusing them of being in cahoots with a major mafia …