Illegal migrants are seen on a boat after being rescued by the Tunisian navy off the coast near Ben Guerdane, Tunisia. Reuters
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s announcement that six European Union (EU) countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking is a welcome development that has helped resolve the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean.
Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world's 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 per cent over the past decade, according to a UN report.
The fate of an alleged people trafficking kingpin who insists he is a victim of mistaken identity hangs in the balance on Friday, with a verdict expected in a trial against him in Italy.
Once again, the time to celebrate Eid has come. The celebrations may have been tempered by the rampaging coronavirus, but what hasn’t been tempered is the joy and happiness that binds families, friends and acquaintances on this occasion. For the second year
India is in a state of biological war against an invisible enemy (coronavirus), which has imposed unprecedented health emergency of this century. While the magnitude of cases and sudden spike, in second wave, has pushed many countries into unsurmountable
This week, Republican members of the US House of Representatives are expected to fire Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming from the third-highest-ranking job in their leadership. Her offence: She refuses to shut up. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney,
In Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the scars of fighting are multiple and clear: buildings pocked by bullet holes, burnt carcasses of military vehicles abandoned by the side of the road, frozen construction sites and long rows of padlocked shops. Six months after the beginning