Tag: migrant boats

  • Frontex gets airborne

    The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) is planning to launch another project that would help the agency in its mission to better protect the borders of the external […]

  • RN deployed to Channel

    Critics claim move is entirely political. Royal Navy sent ‘to prevent migrant crossings’ in Channel A Royal Navy patrol ship has been sent to the English Channel to deter migrant […]

  • Med, migrants and merchant ships

    Shipping’s concerns over Italy’s migrant stance. Migrant crisis may pose threats to Med shipping By¬†Julia Louppova The migrant crisis continues in Europe and the shipping industry is getting increasingly worried […]

  • Migrants blocked

    Migrant rescue vessel caught in political spat. Italy’s Matteo Salvini shuts ports to migrant rescue ship A rescue ship carrying 629 migrants is stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy’s new […]

  • UN sanctions smugglers

    Militia leaders named on list. UN sanctions for people smugglers in Libya in global first The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating […]

  • More Med deaths

    Recent weather conditions have seen thousands attempt crossing. Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants At least 48 migrants died after their boat capsized off the eastern coast of Tunisia, […]

  • Migrant push in Med

    Improving weather conditions see more migrants attempt crossing. Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days ROME, ITALY:¬†Around 1,500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Thursday and Friday […]

  • UN smuggler sanctions paused

    UN move to sanction smugglers on hold. Russia put UN sanctions on Libya human-trafficking leaders on hold Russia has delayed a western proposal for a UN Security Council committee to […]

  • Stop selling Libya inflatables

    Sale of inflatables helps smugglers. European nations urged to stop Libya’s trafficking gangs Belinda Goldsmith VIENNA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – European countries need to do more to stop illegal trade […]

  • EU faces huge Med problem

    Scale of problem made clear. Crisis-hit EU faces increasing numbers of migrant smugglers European law enforcement officials say they are tracking at least 65,000 migrant smugglers, twice as many as […]