Spanish authorities say rescuers have found five dead migrants and 53 survivors in a boat partially sunk in waters east of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Spanish authorities say rescuers have found five dead migrants and 53 survivors in a boat partially sunk in waters east of the Strait of Gibraltar. The Maritime Rescue Service said Thursday that a surveillance plane found the dinghy in a stretch of the Mediterranean known as the Alboran Sea...
Thirteen sick people are taken off the stranded "Diciotti" vessel in Catania, Italy. Albania offers to take in 20 migrants. 2018-08-25 (Context: European migrant crisis)
Representatives from 12 European Union countries do not reach an agreement on Italy's request to take in the 150 migrants still remaining on the "Diciotti"-class vessel in Catania, Sicily, after their rescue by the Italian Coast Guard nine days ago. 2018-08-24 (Context: European migrant crisis)
Italy Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatens to return 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days to Libya. 2018-08-19 (Context: European migrant crisis)
Spain, Portugal, France, Germany and Luxembourg agree to take in 141 migrants, 67 of them unaccompanied children, who were rescued on Friday by the MV "Aquarius"; Malta allows the ship to dock. 2018-08-14 (Context: European migrant crisis)
Hundreds of Sub-Saharan African migrants storm a border fence in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, using home-made flamethrowers and other improvised weapons. The Spanish Civil Guard reports that 602 people succeeded in reaching Ceuta, of whom 586 were taken to a temporary reception centre, while 16 others are being treated in a hospital. Fifteen border guards were also hurt. 2018-07-26 (Context: European migrant crisis)