Thursday, 19th May 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Italian prosecutors issue order for ‘Open Arms’ migrants to disembark

Italy has allowed over 80 migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish migrant rescue vessel off the coast of Lampedusa to disembark. Prosecutors said the decision was due to the "difficult" situation on board.

Related

18 Nov 2021
Since August, a new British ambassador to France has been in post. Menna Rawlings has taken up the job at a time when the two countries have butted heads over various issues, from migration to Northern Ireland to fishing, while still bound together on other international issues – including the COP26 climate summit and as permanent members of the UN Security Council. Speaking to FRANCE 24 in a week when around 1,000 undocumented migrants crossed from France to England in small boats in a single day, she defended British border policy and spoke out about the ongoing disputes over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
17 Nov 2021
In this special edition, we focus on the migrant crisis brewing on the European Union's eastern border. Thousands of people from the Middle East have travelled to Belarus in the hope of entering the EU. Now they are trapped on the border with Poland, desperately trying to survive in freezing conditions. We take a closer look and speak to Kinda Youssef from our InfoMigrants website.
19 Nov 2021
In a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belarus' president reportedly said his country is ready to negotiate with the EU on solving the crisis at the Polish border.
19 Nov 2021
Polish security forces report multiple attempts by migrants to cross the border and detain over 100. A migration policy expert says Poland is flouting EU law.
21 Nov
Activists who took part in search and rescue operations off Greece now face charges including human trafficking, espionage, and money laundering.
22 Nov
While some Belarusians have refused to aid the new arrivals from the Middle East, others are pitching in to help wherever they can. DW's Emma Levashkevich reports from Minsk.
23 Nov
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.
4 Dec
We take a look at how the French press is covering the government’s new Covid rules for booster shots. The French and British press are also widely covering Wednesday’s migrant drownings in the Channel. Finally, will our pancakes soon be suffering from a maple syrup shortage?
4 Dec
At least 27 people died as they were attempting to cross from France to England in a rubber dinghy. This tragedy is the result of a collective failure, says Barbara Wesel.
30 Nov
Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin told his British counterpart Priti Patel that she was "no longer welcome" at weekend talks. This follows Boris Johnson's decision to publish a critical letter to Emmanuel Macron.
29 Nov
As temperatures across Europe plummet, thousands of migrants are still stuck in Belarus, hoping to find a route into the European Union — although Brussels insists the bloc will not accept them. DW's Nick Connolly met some of them in Minsk.
29 Nov
The Belarusian strongman has encouraged migrants to continue their journey into the European Union. "We will not try to catch you, beat you, and hold you behind barbed wire," he said.