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49 asylum seekers rescued by Mare Jonio 42 miles off Libya

19/03/2019, 10:34 am
Italian platform Mediterranea Saving Humans which operates Mare Jonio rescued 49 individuals who were on a damaged dinghy some 42 miles off the Libyan...

0.4% of those seeking asylum in EU asked for asylum in...

14/03/2019, 12:26 pm
0.4% of the first-time asylum seeker applicants that sought international protection in Europe, asked for asylum in Malta. 2,035 individuals sought asylum in Malta for...

13 asylum seekers abscond from Marsa; 5 already returned to the...

12/03/2019, 6:51 pm
Thirteen migrants have absconded from the Initial Reception Centre in Marsa on Monday night, out of which five have already been returned to the...

Watch: Asylum seekers leave Malta to seek better life in Portugal

26/02/2019, 3:15 pm
A group of asylum seekers set off to Portugal on Tuesday afternoon where they shall be starting a new life. This was confirmed by a...

London Theatre cancels shows in Malta after visa issue – PFWS

21/02/2019, 2:45 pm
London's Phosphoros Theatre was forced to cancel its performances in Malta yesterday and today due to one of its actors not applying for a...

Reform of European asylum laws is ‘much needed’ – Minister Farrugia

08/02/2019, 2:13 pm
Dr Michael Farrugia, Minister for Home Affairs and National Security, has said that legislative reforms of the Dublin System or the Common European Asylum...

Watch: ‘Malta and Italy fail to honour migration commitments’

03/02/2019, 10:21 am
Malta and Italy have both accused each other of not relocating the asylum seekers each country pledged to take respectively. A spokesperson for the...

Watch: Sea Watch 3 granted refuge in Italian territorial waters

25/01/2019, 12:47 pm
Sea Watch is stranded at sea with 47 asylum seekers who were rescued from drowning on board, for the second time in less than...

170 presumed dead at sea after two shipwrecks – UNHCR

20/01/2019, 12:56 pm
Around 170 people are presumed to have lost their life following two separate shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, according to the UNHCR. Italian navy reports...

Group of 51 asylum seekers rescued by locals in Italy

11/01/2019, 3:42 pm
51 asylum seekers arrived in Italy on a sailing boat on Thursday morning at the coast of Calabria. The sailing boat and the 51 Kurdish...