The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forced its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa after a lengthy standoff, the charity has said.
Days after she lost her small daughter and husband to the treacherous currents of the Rio Grande, Tania Vanessa Avalos, 23, arrives back in El Salvador to await her family's return -- in coffins.
Malaysian Bar urges its government to immediately cease the ongoing crackdown on undocumented migrants and embark on a comprehensive legalisation programme allowing them to independently apply for regularisation.
At least eleven migrants died at sea and another 263 were rescued in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, the country's navy says.
The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the US border into Canada more than tripled in July, 2017, according to Canadian government data, as migrants worried about the US administration's immigration crackdown head north.
Over 300 migrants were rescued in seven dinghies off Spain's southern coast after attempting to cross the sea from Morocco, the Spanish maritime rescue service says.
Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast while some 50 have been rescued by EU vessels from the sea.
A Bangladeshi refugee dies of heart failure on Nauru, the second death in as many weeks on the tiny South Pacific island where detainees have been hurting themselves in protests, Australian officials say.
Pope Francis has taken 12 Syrian migrants back with him to the Vatican after visiting a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Macedonia has said it will no longer let any migrants through its border with Greece, effectively blocking the Balkan route north.
Slovenia and neighbouring Croatia will refuse the transit of most migrants through their territory in a bid to seal off the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people seeking a new life in Europe, officials say.
EU president Donald Tusk strikes an unusually upbeat note on the migrant crisis as Turkey raised the possibility of taking back non-Syrian asylum seekers.
European Council President Donald Tusk has warned illegal economic migrants against coming to Europe, during a new push to solve the EU migrant crisis.
The European Union is preparing to spend hundreds of millions of euros on humanitarian aid, as Greece struggles to cope with an influx of migrants.
More than 131,000 migrants and refugees reach Europe via the Mediterranean this year, more than the total number in the first half of 2015, the United Nations says.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social network needs to get better at cracking down on hate speech against migrants.
EU ministers meet in Brussels later amid warnings the migrant crisis could threaten the bloc's survival.
The number of migrants and refugees arriving in Italy and Greece since the start of the year has risen sharply compared to the same period 2015 and hundreds are stranded at European borders due to rising restrictions, aid agencies said yesterday.
Nato ships are being deployed to the Aegean sea to deter people-smugglers taking migrants from Turkey to Greece, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says.