AT SEA, MEDITERRANEAN (SEA-EYE) – Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they said they felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard. Continue reading
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.
A woman from Somalia gives birth to a baby girl on board a German navy ship after being rescued from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea.
Hundreds of African migrants plucked from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean continue their strenuous journey aboard a rescue vessel, finally reaching land in Italy where an uncertain future awaits them.
Migrants at a makeshift camp in Calais learn French to help with asylum applications, as tensions rise around French shipping port.
Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.
People hit the beaches and parks of south-east England to enjoy a spell of unusually hot sunny spring weather.
Italian Red Cross personnel help migrants rescued from the Mediterranean arriving at Porto Empedocle in Sicily.
(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).