Boat caught in Europe’s migration spat brings hundreds to Spain

By Luis Felipe Fernandez and Jordi Rubio VALENCIA, Spain, June 17 : Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a gruelling Mediterranean odyssey that became symbolic of Europe’s failure to agree on immigration. Spain swooped to help 629 mainly sub-Saharan Africans on board the […]

Italy prepares Spanish migrant convoy, clashes with France

By Crispian Balmer and Steve Scherer ROME, June 12 : Italy forged ahead with plans to send hundreds of migrants to Spain in a small naval convoy on Tuesday after shutting its own ports to them, sparking a war of words with France that exposed EU tensions over immigration. Some 629 migrants, including 11 children […]