Category: Europe


Italy to invest 1 billion euros in North Africa

Italy plans to invest in a 1 billion euro “development fund” for North African countries, Italian Interior Minister Matteo...
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Ethiopia, UK sign 115 million GBP deal to finance job creation and tax system reform in Ethiopia

The United Kingdom has signed a 115 million GBP grant to Ethiopia, in a bid to create 100,000 jobs and improve the country’s...
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Italy to give Libya more patrol boats

Libya is set to receive 10 patrol boats and two vessels from Italy to stem the flow of irregular migrants to Europe. The...
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Italian ship accused of returning migrants to Libya

Italy is being accused of violating international law after an Italian towboat is said to have rescued 108 migrants and returned...
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Italy gets tough on migrant sea rescue missions

Italy is seeking commitments from European Union countries that they will take in migrants rescued in the Mediterranean....
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Tunisia allows rescued migrants to dock after a two week wait

Reports on 28 July confirmed that Tunisia would take in 40 migrants who had been stranded at sea for two weeks after being...
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Swedish student prevents deportation of Afghan asylum seeker

A22-year-old Swedish student and activist, prevented a flight from taking off , in an act of protest against the deportation of...
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“Build a Future, Make it in Gambia” – new project to help tackle root causes of migration

Banjul, Gambia – The European Union (EU) office in Gambia has announced that a new project is expected to be launched soon,...
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French parliament passes law to speed up asylum procedures

On 1 August, France’s parliament signed an asylum and immigration bill, cutting the current maximum processing time from...
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