World Apr 03

Italy rebuffs ship with 64 migrants rescued in sea off Libya

The people brought to safety from a rubber dinghy off the coast of Zuwarah, west of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, included 10 women, five children and a newborn baby, according to a German humanitarian group. Italy's anti-migration interior minister…

World Jun 26

Migrants are seen after being rescued by MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres in the central Mediterranean Sea. Photo by Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via Reuters
On both sides of Atlantic, migrants meet hostile reception

On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals. In Europe, where far-right parties have joined the…