France sends 120 extra police to secure Eurotunnel: Minister
France sends 120 extra police to secure Eurotunnel: Minister

 France`s interior minister said Wednesday that 120 additional police officers would be sent to Calais to secure the Eurotunnel site from migrants desperately trying to reach Britain.

Nitish Kumar to hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' to reach out to migrants

Facing one of the toughest electoral battles in his political career, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' across the country to reach out to migrants from the state.

Nitish to hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' to reach out to migrants

 Facing one of the toughest electoral battles in his political career, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' across the country to reach out to migrants from the state.

Eurotunnel says blocked over 37,000 migrants since January

 Eurotunnel said Wednesday it had blocked over 37,000 migrants trying to enter its French premises and make their way to Britain since January and spent 13 million euros ($14 million) on boosting security.

Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron
Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday expressed concern over an attempt by an estimated 2,000 migrants to enter Britain from the French port town of Calais via the Eurotunnel.

More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter Channel Tunnel in France

More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to reach Britain from France, French authorities said on Tuesday.

More than 1,300 migrants brought to Sicily

 More than 1,300 migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa and Syria, arrived in Sicily on Saturday, after having been picked up in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said.

Up to 40 migrants feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast: UNHCR

 Up to 40 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their rubber dinghy capsized off the coast of chaos-wracked Libya, according to survivors interviewed by the UN refugee agency Thursday.

Citizenship of kids of migrants; SC refers it to Constitution Bench

The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a constitutional bench the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.

Greece says boat with 150-200 migrants located adrift in Mediterranean
Greece says boat with 150-200 migrants located adrift in Mediterranean

Greek authorities say a boat carrying 150 to 200 migrants has been located adrift in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, and two merchant ships have reached it to offer help or evacuate the vessel if necessary.

Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants stopped from landing in Sicily: Charity

Italian authorities prevented a rescue boat with some 700 migrants aboard from landing in Sicily because there was no room for the people in reception centres, a humanitarian group said Friday.

Kerala planning legislation to address migrant labourers issue

 The Kerala government on Wednesday said it is mulling a new legislation to address the issue of migrant labourers in the wake of their huge influx to the state in search of unskilled jobs.

10,500 migrants arrive in war-torn Yemen since March: UN

 Thousands of Ethiopians and other migrants are flooding into war-torn Yemen, the United Nations said Tuesday, with many of them tricked by smugglers into believing the fighting there is over.

Turkey detains 150 migrants trying to sail to Greece

Turkey`s coastguard on Monday detained around 150 migrants as they attempted to sail from the country`s western coast to the Greek island of Lesbos, state media reported. 

Tunisian authorities recover 27 dead migrants

Tunisian authorities have recovered 27 corpses of migrants off the Mediterranean Coast who apparently died trying to reach Italy from Libya.

Tunisia recovers 27 migrant bodies from Med in week

The bodies of 27 migrants of sub-Saharan origin have been recovered off the coast of Tunisia in the past week, a spokesman for the country`s civil protection agency told AFP on Friday.

12 migrants drown, 500 rescued off Libya

 The Italian coastguard recovered the bodies of at least 12 migrants and rescued some 500 others off the Libyan coast, reports said on Friday.

Five dead, 13 missing after migrant boat sinks in Aegean

Greek and Turkish coastguards have recovered the bodies of five migrants after a boat sinking in the Aegean Sea and another 13 are still missing, officials said Thursday.

Migrant workers bringing in new diseases to Kerala: Minister

 Amid accusations by the opposition of failing to contain outbreak of cases of fever, Kerala government on Wednesday informed the state Assembly that migrant workers from across the country were bringing in various new diseases to the state.

17 migrants go missing after Greece-bound ship sinks

At least 17 people were reported missing after a refugee ship, with over 30 undocumented migrants onboard, sank in the Aegean Sea, according to Greek media.