migrant crisis

UN concerned about detained migrants vanishing in Libya

Libya has for years been a hub for African and Middle Eastern migrants fleeing war and poverty in their countries and hoping for a better life in Europe.

published on : 18th September 2021

UN: Over 270 migrants rescued and detained in Libya

The migrants were rescued in international waters on Monday by the “Vos Triton," sailing under the flag of Gibraltar.

published on : 17th June 2021

Spain's African enclave struggles to handle migrant influx

More than 8,000 people crossed into Spanish territory during the previous two days, with many risking their lives by swimming around a breakwater to reach a beach on the European side.

published on : 19th May 2021

EXPLAINER: Spain's migrant crisis in North Africa

About 8,000, including 2,000 believed to be minors, reached Ceuta in the past two days by swimming or paddling in small boats around breakwaters separating the two countries.

published on : 19th May 2021

Another migrant crisis looms in TN as industrial units hit by Covid again

After its first stint, Covid has now returned stronger than ever. Express holds a mirror to the distress the virus has caused among different sections

published on : 25th April 2021

No repeat of migrant misery, says minister Shivaram Hebbar

State government to issue valid identity cards to construction workers through Labour Department

published on : 22nd April 2021

Odisha stares at migrant crisis amid surge in Covid cases

Health experts have advised govt to accelerate the vaccination drive in the State.

published on : 5th April 2021