Tag: Frontex


Frontex: 23,000 Migrants Reached Italy In August

BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some 23,000 irregular migrants arrived in Italy in August, the European Union’s border agency said on Thursday, most crossing the Mediterranean on what has become the main immigration route into Europe.

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1,200-Plus Migrants Stuck At Serbia-Hungary Border

Over 1,200 migrants have massed on the Serbian-Hungarian border as many fear the area could turn into another Idomeni-style migrant camp. The Balkan route continues to see more migrants crossing into Europe but now due to the stricter regulations by the Hungarian

More Than 4,500 Migrants Arrive In Italy In Single Day

ROME (AFP) – More than 4,500 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Tuesday in 30 separate operations in the Strait of Sicily, said Italy’s coastguard, which coordinated the missions. More than 1,100 people were saved by a single Italian coastguard patrol vessel

Migrants and refugees arrive aboard a Swedish Frontex patrol boat at the port of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos on March 29, 2016

Frontex: Egypt Is New Hot Spot For Migrants

European Union border agency Frontex warns that Egypt may be the new Libya as record numbers of migrants flow from the two North African countries. Frontex director Fabrice Leggeri is worried that because of the EU-Turkey deal, migrants are now


Eleven Migrants Drown Off Greek island: Maritime Police

At least 11 migrants, including five children, drowned and about 10 were missing after their boat sank overnight off the Greek island of Farmakonisi, Greek maritime police said Wednesday. Twenty-six people were saved and a search was under way in