At least 1,800 migrants may have died in the Mediterranean this year while trying to reach Italy from North Africa, IOM has said.
- Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:00
- Monday, 25 August 2014 14:31
Italy continues to pressure the European Union (EU) to take over the migrant search-and-rescue operation - Mare Nostrum - as more immigrants die while trying to cross the Mediterranean.
- Wednesday, 20 August 2014 11:02
The European border agency Frontex has rejected Italy’s call for it to take over the Mare Nostrum, an operation to rescue boat migrants in the Mediterranean.
- Monday, 18 August 2014 12:24
Italy’s Interior Minister Angelino Alfano has asked the European Union (EU) to take over the Mare Nostrum, an operation to rescue boat migrants in the Mediterranean.
- Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:33
Continuous influx of immigrants makes Italian cities unlivable, Maurizio Gasparri, Deputy Speaker of the Senate has said.