Tag: migrants

  • Warships rescue thousands of migrants

    Huge rescue mission over weekend. Migrant crisis: Warships rescue thousands off Libya coast European warships and coast guard vessels have rescued more than 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya. […]

  • MMEA: Boat people could be headed for Johor

    MMEA on alert for more migrants. MMEA: Boat people could be headed for Johor By Dan Guen Chin JOHOR BARU, June 2 — Johor could be an intended destination of […]

  • Thousands of migrants rescued

    Italian Coast Guard rescue 4,200 migrants. Thousands of migrants rescued, 17 die: coastguard The Italian coastguard says more than 4,000 migrants crossing from Africa to Europe were rescued in the […]

  • Wikileaks’ claims over Med ISIS plan

    EU military chiefs preparing to fight Isis over Mediterranean migrant crisis, according to new WikiLeaks documents Officials are reportedly concerned about the lack of a ‘political end state’ in sight […]

  • EU migrant plans “moronic”

    Warnings of significant risk of collateral damage. EU plans to combat trafficking ‘moronic and delusional’ say government advisers By Alastair Sloan Government advisers and a former ambassador to Libya have struck out […]

  • Myanmar rescues migrants

    200 Bengalis rescued.  Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat: official Myanmar’s navy has carried out its first rescue of a migrant boat, bringing 208 people to shore, […]

  • Asia migrants: Malaysia orders search

    Malaysia to search for migrants. Asia migrants: Malaysia orders search and rescue for boats Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said his country will conduct search and rescue missions for […]

  • Missing migrant boat found

    Indonesia and Malaysia now offer help. Missing migrant boat found as two countries offer shelter Migrants found by the BBC last week drifting off the coast of Thailand have been […]

  • EU backs migrant crisis naval force

    Italy to command operation. EU backs migrant crisis naval force EU ministers have approved plans to establish a naval force to combat people-smugglers operating from Libya. The aim is to […]

  • Indonesian warships turn away migrants

    Patrols increased to deter migrants.  Indonesia sends three warships and a plane to turn away migrant boats Navy patrols stepped up to prevent migrant vessels entering territorial waters as thousands […]