Human Welfare

Italy leader: Migrants in latest standoff to disembark soon

Jan 30, 2019

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says 47 migrants kept at sea for over a week as Europe squabbled over their fate will disembark 'in the coming hours' after a half-dozen countries came forward to take them in

UN, church officials press Italy to let migrants disembark

Jan 26, 2019

U.N. agencies that oversee refugee and child issues are pressing Italy to allow 47 migrants off a private rescue ship that recued them a week ago

Kosovo PM reports vice minister killed by ski area avalanche

Jan 26, 2019

Kosovo's prime minister says an avalanche has killed a senior Cabinet official while he was skiing in a southern resort

Survivors: Up to 117 missing from sunken boat off Libya

Jan 19, 2019

A migration official says survivors have told rescuers that up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya

Albanian navy extends help for EU's maritime border mission

Dec 26, 2018

Albania's Defense Ministry has extended for a year its navy's participation in the search-and-rescue operations of European Union border control force Frontex

AP PHOTOS: Muslims worry about fate of relatives in China

Dec 18, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Muslims worry about fate of relatives in China

Split over asylum laws, EU leaders aim to keep migrants out

Dec 13, 2018

Hopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline their intention to keep beefing up Europe's borders and outsourcing their migrant challenge to the countries of northern Africa

Cyprus president urges fairer sharing of refugees within EU

Dec 12, 2018

Cyprus' president is urging fellow European Union member states to revamp existing agreements that will require each country to take a fairer share of refugees

Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

Dec 10, 2018

Italian prosecutors say eight people are under investigation so far in connection to a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers

The Latest: Romanian president welcomes Brexit agreement

Nov 25, 2018

Romania's president has welcomed the Brexit agreement saying it will protect the rights of hundreds of thousands of Romanians in Britain

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