Tag: migration

Italy’s Salvini opposes migrant trial, puts ally in bind

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday urged the upper house Senate to reject a request by judges to put him on trial for...

Watch: Sea Watch 3 granted refuge in Italian territorial waters

Sea Watch is stranded at sea with 47 asylum seekers who were rescued from drowning on board, for the second time in less than...

‘Sustainable and permanent solution required to address migration’ – Zammit Dimech

PN MEP Francis Zammit Dimech stressed for the need of concrete mechanisms on migration, saying that one could not act on case by case...

‘Malta needed assurances on relocation of 249 migrants rescued before allowing...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat explained that Malta argued for the relocation of the 249 people rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) before...

‘I believe in limitation of mandate thus I will not seek...

Socialist MEP Ana Gomes will not be seeking a fourth mandate as MEP in the upcoming European Parliament elections. The announcement came on Twitter...

Group of 51 asylum seekers rescued by locals in Italy

51 asylum seekers arrived in Italy on a sailing boat on Thursday morning at the coast of Calabria.The sailing boat and the 51 Kurdish...

Italy coalition parties resolve migrant spat in late-night talks

Italy's coalition parties patched up a row over the planned arrival of boat migrants on Thursday, with hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini agreeing to...

Civil society efforts not a substitute for government responsibility on migration,...

The Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the EU, COMECE, stated that the efforts made by the Catholic Church and civil society in welcoming,...

Over 800 migrants disembarked in Malta last year

Newsbook.com.mt finds that since the start of 2018 to its insteady conclusion, over 800 men, women and children have been rescued at sea and...

Watch: Rescued asylum seekers finally disembark in Malta

The asylum seekers rescued after their boat was in distress by two separate civil search and rescue NGO vessels were finally brought to shore...