Tag Archives: Mediterranean

Italy Tightens Rules on Migrant Repatriation

“Italy tightens rules on migrant repatriation after mass arrivals,” by David Ghiglione for the Financial Times: Italy is to step up measures to repatriate migrants who have no right to stay in the country, in a sign of the pressure … Continue reading

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New Border Guard for Europe

“A real border guard at last,” from the Economist: FEW institutions have been as overwhelmed by the numbers of refugees passing through Europe as Frontex, the European Union’s external border agency. With a weak mandate, no equipment of its own … Continue reading

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‘Masked Men’ Hunt Migrant Smugglers in Libya

“Libya’s ‘Masked Men’ Hunt Human Smugglers,” by Margaret Coker for Wall Street Journal: For decades this town on Libya’s Mediterranean coast has been a hub for trafficking between Africa and Europe. One morning in late August, Zuwara awoke to a … Continue reading

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Dozens Die in Libyan Boat

“Dozens die in hold of Libya boat,” for the BBC: At least 40 migrants have died in an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean, the Italian navy has said. Some 320 others were rescued when the vessel was intercepted off Libya. … Continue reading

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Greek Government Holds Emergency Meeting Over Migrant Arrivals

“Greek Government Holds Emergency Holds Emergency Meeting Over Soaring Migrant Arrivals,” by Valentina Pop for the Wall Street Journal: The Greek government held an emergency meeting Friday over the growing numbers of migrants arriving in the country as the European … Continue reading

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