Tag Archives: Migration


Libya, air strike, immigrants, camp, Tripoli

‘Dozens killed in air strike’ on migrant centre in Libya

07 July, 2019 9:41 am 9:41 am

TRIPOLI (Web Desk) – At least 40 people have been killed by an air strike that hit a migrant detention centre in Libya, officials say. Another 80 are reported to have been injured in the explosion, which happened at a facility in an eastern suburb of the capital, Tripoli. The majority of those killed are … Read More


us emergency mexico city border migration tariff

As Mexico-US talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close

06 June, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexican and US officials held a second day of talks on trade and migration with markets rebounding on optimism a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to persuade the Trump administration to postpone tariffs. US President Donald Trump has warned that … Read More


Merkel looks to Africa to cement a legacy shaped by migration

10 October, 2018 11:32 am 11:32 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end. Merkel hosted a summit of African leaders a day after her announcement that she would retire from politics by … Read More


German coalition reaches deal on migration, no transit centres

07 July, 2018 11:57 am 11:57 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The parties in Germany’s ruling coalition on Thursday reached agreement on a package of measures to deal with asylum-seekers who have already registered in other European Union states, and vowed to push ahead with an immigration law before year’s end. The two-page agreement, reached after a short meeting at the historic Reichstag … Read More


EU leaders agree on migration after late-night summit

06 June, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders reached an agreement on migration after almost 10 hours of chaotic talks in Brussels over the sensitive issue threatening their union and zone of free travel, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government. “EU28 leaders have agreed on (summit) conclusions, including on migration,” the chairman of the talks, … Read More