A population of refugees equivalent to the amount of citizens in United Kingdom were forced to flee from war, conflict and persecution in 2014, the biggest displacement of people since records started being kept, a new report from the UN refugee agency revealed. [caption id="attachment_1628" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Syrian refugees queue...

Not a single smuggler has been arrested over the past years in Zuwara, the place touted to be Libya’s most prolific sending site for migrants wanting to cross to Europe. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfz6kQEXHwA[/embed] Whenever the question is put to law enforcement officials here, the answer always shifts the focus on the...

On May 6, 2009 the Italian Coast Guard was alerted to a group of boats containing about 75 migrants coming from Libya. [caption id="attachment_1576" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a portrait of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi behind him. Photo: Roberto Gimmi[/caption] They hitched...

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi warned he could unleash Plan B on Europe after Austria and France threatened to push back migrants into Italy. The two neighbouring countries have adopted a tougher stance at borders and train stations causing delays as the Austrian and French police enforce...

A video by four Pakistani guest workers in Saudi Arabi, who have performed their own rendition of a popular rap song by OT Genasis, ‘CoCo,’ started making rounds on Youtube and other video sharing websites, but not entirely for its musical content. The short music video puts a funny spin on the...

Scores of migrants refused entry into France by guards at the border with Italy, staged a sit-in at the weekend, threatening to block traffic and go on a hunger strike unless they are allowed to cross. [caption id="attachment_733" align="alignleft" width="960"] Volunteers from the Ventimiglia Red Cross and some...