Tag: Italy

  • 600 migrants rescued

    Human traffickers continue sending boats out. Over 600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean, taken to Sicily Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of […]

  • Piracy, smuggling & migrants

    EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate. Inside the Deadly Pirate Corridor Where Migrants Escape to Europe by Michael Scott Moore Ahmed was 23 when he left his […]

  • 7 jailed for migrant drownings

    Men get long jail terms. Seven jailed for migrant drownings An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the […]

  • EU’s seeks migrant plan

    Huge numbers still trying to cross despite winter. Migrant crisis: EU summit seeks action-plan with Libya European Union leaders are to meet in Malta to discuss how to stem the […]

  • Libya intercepts migrants

    EU training seems to be paying off. Libyan coastguard intercepts 700 Europe-bound migrants Tripoli  – The Libyan coastguard said on Monday it had intercepted around 700 Europe-bound migrants in territorial […]

  • New aircraft for Italy

    Deliveries complete next year. Italy begins receiving new maritime patrol aircraft Gareth Jennings, London The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana: AMI) has received into service the first two of […]

  • EU/Libya training to go ahead

    Libyan Navy spokesman denies attack. EU to continue Libyan coast guard training after attack on migrants By Benjamin Wafula The European Union will go ahead with training for the Libyan […]

  • Heavy terms for traffickers

    Five suspected crew members still face trial. Italy judge jails 3 for 20 years each over deadly 2015 migrant voyage An Italian judge sentenced three men to 20 years each […]

  • Thousands of migrants rescued

    Improving sea states have seen thousands of migrants rescued this week. Migrant crisis: 28 dead in day of rescues off Libya More than 20 migrants are said to have suffocated […]

  • Egypt migrant capsize

    Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned. […]