Tag: immigration

200 people in distress rescued; Italy informed – Alarm Phone

The independent support for people crossing the Mediterranean Sea Alarm Phone said that 200 people in distress were rescued and that the Italian authorities...

Denmark sets up temporary border control at border with Sweden

Denmark will set up temporary border controls at the Swedish border starting next month, the country's justice minister Nick Haekkerup said on...

Watch: 44 migrants transferred to AFM patrol vessel

Forty-four immigrants have been transferred to Malta by way of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM).An AFM spokesperson...

Germany could stop migrant relocation process – spokesperson

A spokesperson for the German Interior Ministry said the country could seek to leave the planned redistribution of asylum seekers if the...

Ħal Safi protest: ‘Most immigrants abided by instructions’ – Govt

Minister for Home Affairs Michael Farrugia stated that during yesterday’s protest at Ħal Safi’s detention centre, most immigrants abided by the instructions...

17 year old migrant detained after attempt to escape detention centre

A 17 year old immigrant was apprehended after attempting to escape from Ħal Safi’s Detention Centre.A spokesperson for the...

Updated: Unknown number of fatalities as boat sinks off Tunisia

A boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Tuesday drowning at least two people with nine rescued and another...

Italy arrests three men suspected of torturing migrants in Libya

Italian prosecutors on Monday ordered the arrest of three people suspected of torturing migrants in a detention centre in north-west Libya.The men, a 22-year-old...

“Fatal route: crossings from Morocco to the Canary Islands” – Report

A 13-month old, Sephora, had been at sea for 4 days crossing the Atlantic Ocean that spans between Morocco and the Spanish Canary Islands....

Minister Abela attends forum in Slovenia; “the priority remains saving lives”

While addressing a panel discussion held as part of the 14th edition of the annual Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) in Slovenia, Minister for Foreign...