Boat-migrants - Latest News on Boat-migrants | Read Breaking News on Zee News

EU wants to help Italy with boat migrants, but not share burden

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:20

As EU ministers met Tuesday to discuss how to help Italy deal with thousands of boat immigrants washing up on its shores, the European Commission said the refusal of member states to be flexible on asylum requests was fuelling the crisis.

Italy navy rescues 2,600 boat migrants

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:15

More than 2,600 migrants were rescued by the Italian navy this weekend, authorities said on Monday, as police searched for new arrivals who landed by night on Sicily`s southern coast. <br><br>

Italy accepts boat migrants after Malta refuses

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 18:23

Italy has agreed to take in 102 migrants rescued from a leaking dinghy after Malta refused to admit them despite EU pressure.

Italy stops new boatloads of migrants

Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2011, 13:52

The past week has seen sharp spike in Tunisian migrants trying to enter EU.