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EU-Africa summit seeks jobs, stability for exploding population

EU-Africa summit seeks jobs, stability for exploding population

More than 80 African and European leaders will gather in the Ivory Coast today to promote jobs and stability for Africa's exploding population, with some calling for a new "Marshall Plan."

Nov 29, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

Donald Trump's decision to repeal migrant amnesty wrong, cruel: Barack Obama

India ranks 11th among countries of origin for DACA students, according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services statistics available till March 31, 2017.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya

Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya

Sources in Sabratha, 70 km west of the capital, said the sudden drop had been caused by a new force in the seaside city, which is preventing migrants from leaving, often by locking them up. 

Aug 21, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

Ceuta and Melilla, another Spanish territory on Morocco`s northern border, have the EU`s only land borders with Africa.

Aug 07, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Almost 600,000 migrants have arrived in Italy over the past four years, putting Italy`s network of reception centres under huge strain and causing increasing political tensions.

Aug 02, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

Frenzied rescues in Mediterranean save over 2,000 migrants

Rescue vessels in the Mediterranean worked flat out today to rescue over 2,000 people from flimsy dinghies as exhausted saviours accused the EU of turning a blind eye to the crisis.

 

Apr 14, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Seven jailed for migrant drownings

An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the drowning of at least 12 people in Mediterranean in 2015.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

The influx of over 1 million asylum seekers into the EU in 2015 triggered the worst refugee and migrant crisis on the continent since World War II.

Jan 06, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

EU, Mali sign deal to return migrants

The European Union on Sunday signed an agreement with the Malian government aimed at enabling the return of migrants who have reached Europe`s shores, and whose asylum requests have been refused.

Dec 12, 2016, 02:42 AM IST
Merkel in Africa on trip aimed at stemming migrant flows

Merkel in Africa on trip aimed at stemming migrant flows

Merkel also underscored the need to "establish coherent cooperation" in development policy and military support in Mali, her first port of call.

Oct 10, 2016, 02:22 AM IST

Bodies of at least 85 migrants washed up in western Libya: Red Crescent

So far this year more than 40,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to Italy.

Jun 03, 2016, 04:34 AM IST

Government's insensitive attitude over Kashmiri migrants in J&K

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about the insensitive attitude of government over Kashmiri migrants for getting detailed updates!

May 21, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Turkey says next migrant transfer delayed, blames Greece

The next transfer of migrants to Turkey from Greece under a controversial deal with the EU has been postponed until later this week at Athens` request, a Turkish official said Tuesday.

Apr 05, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Over 10,000 migrant children missing: Europol

Over one million migrants and refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria, crossed into Europe last year. 

Jan 31, 2016, 20:09 PM IST
Migrant arrests down one third on US-Mexico border

Migrant arrests down one third on US-Mexico border

The number of undocumented migrants detained near the United States' border with Mexico fell by almost a third in 2015, US government data showed on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Young migrant found dead in France

 A young migrant was found dead in a truck in the French port city of Calais on Tuesday.

Sep 29, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Ban opens UN assembly with call for action on Europe`s migrant crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on Europe to do more to confront the migration crisis, in his opening address to the General Assembly meeting of world leaders.

Sep 28, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
Thousands pour into Austria as migrant crisis intensifies

Thousands pour into Austria as migrant crisis intensifies

 Thousands of migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday after being shunted through Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia, as Europe`s divided nations stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to other neighbours.

Sep 20, 2015, 04:58 AM IST
Croatia plans to close border with Serbia if migrant wave persists

Croatia plans to close border with Serbia if migrant wave persists

 Croatia will close its border with Serbia if another 8,000 migrants enter the newest European Union member in one day, Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said on Thursday.

Sep 18, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Hungary PM plans new migrant wall along Croatia border

 Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban hopes to build a new wall along his country`s border with Croatia to keep migrants out, he told French newspaper Le Figaro in an interview to be published Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015, 01:51 AM IST