Aid ship declares emergency after 6 migrants attempt suicide

ROME (AP) — A sea rescue charity said Friday that its ship carrying rescued migrants declared an onboard state of emergency in the Mediterranean Sea after six migrants tried to kill themselves and the...

Another suspect pleads guilty in case of 39 dead Vietnamese

LONDON (AP) — A 28-years-old man pleaded guilty Friday to immigration violations in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found inside the back of a container truck in England in what pol...

Irish trucker in court over deaths of 39 people in container

LONDON (AP) — An Irish truck driver appeared in an English court Wednesday, accused of the manslaughter of 39 people who were found dead in a container in southeastern England in an apparent people-sm...

Slovenia police find 22 migrants hidden in tanker trucks

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Police in Slovenia say they discovered 22 migrants hiding in two food-grade tanker trucks. The migrants were found inside the trucks on Saturday at the bo...

Serbia arrests 5 suspected migrant smugglers led by Syrian

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities have arrested five suspected people smugglers charged with helping over 140 migrants try to reach neighboring Bosnia by crossing the Drina River in boats, t...

Migrants thrust by US officials into the arms of the cartels

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the Unite...

The Latest: Few documents found on truck victims, no IDs

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of 39 people in a truck in England (all times local): 3:15 p.m. UK police in Essex say all of the 39 victims found dead in a ...

Ex-refugee shares the dangers of being smuggled in a truck

LONDON (AP) — Ahmad Al-Rashid knows what it was like for the 39 people who were found dead in the back of a truck in southeastern England this week. He's been there. The 29-year-old ...

Probe expands into deaths of 39 in truck near British port

British police expanded an investigation into one of the country’s deadliest cases of human smuggling after 39 people were found dead in a refrigerated container truck near an English port. Esse...

Indonesia looks for Taiwanese people smuggling gang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Indonesia are looking for six Taiwanese suspects who recruited 40 Indonesians ostensibly to study at Chienkuo Technology University (CKTU, 建國科技大學) in Changhua Ci...

Taiwan and U.S. detain 38 people smugglers using Taiwanese passports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States arrested 38 people suspected of using Taiwanese passport to smuggle Chinese citizens into the U.S. from Mexico, reports said Saturday (July 13...

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece. A police statement said officers...

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports

ROME (AP) — Italy's populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesda...

Mexicans launch friendly defensive to deflect US tariffs

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials have copied a page from Donald Trump's playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigr...

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya

The United Nations refugee agency urged the European Union not to send migrants back to Libya, in comments published on Sunday. The German head of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Domin...