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World 21 Sep 2017 | 1:16 PM Premium

Armed group seeks legitimacy with Tripoli migrant deal, source says

ROME/TUNIS (Reuters) - A powerful armed group, known for smuggling people from Libya, is seeking legitimacy and state security jobs from the Tripoli government in exchange for stopping migrant boats from leaving the coast of Sabratha for Italy, a senior group member said.

World 22 Mar 2017 | 10:52 PM Premium

Migrant, refugee children live in 'abysmal conditions' - European watchdog

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Migrant children reaching Europe are exposed to sexual abuse and forced labour and lack access to education or healthcare, with some put in detention centres in a violation of their rights, the watchdog Council of Europe said on Wednesday.

World 23 Feb 2016 | 12:50 AM Premium

On the border, Austria takes migrant fingerprints, then discards them

SPIELFELD, Austria/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - On the Austrian-Slovenia border, one of the last stops on the migrant route to Germany, a policeman explains that after his 12-hour shift taking new arrivals' fingerprints, most are lost minutes after they are taken.

AseanPlus News 20 Oct 2014 | 8:52 AM Premium

Amnesty slams abuse of migrant workers in S Korea

SEOUL: Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a "shameful" work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published Monday.

World 05 Jun 2015 | 3:50 AM Premium

Italy hit by new corruption scandal over migrant centres

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police said they arrested 44 people on Thursday suspected of being part of a network of corrupt politicians, officials and business people in Rome accused of rigging public contracts to manage migrant reception centres.

Nation 24 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Migrant workers being lured, exploited and abused: Amnesty

Migrant workers are lured to Malaysia by promises of high salaries but often end up being exploited and abused, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that urged the Government to better protect foreign laborers.

World 15 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Netanyahu's wife snubbed in migrant children plea

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A soul-searching debate in Israel over government plans to deport 400 children of migrant workers took a new emotional turn on Sunday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife pleaded they be allowed to stay.

World 15 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Netanyahu's wife snubbed in migrant children plea

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A soul-searching debate in Israel over government plans to deport 400 children of migrant workers took a new emotional turn on Sunday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife pleaded they be allowed to stay.

Business 04 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

China sees boost in employment of migrant workers

BEIJING: China has seen a rebound in the employment of migrant workers, with 150 million employed outside their hometown by the end of June, a Chinese official said Friday.

Nation 28 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Crucial to protect rights of migrant workers

KUALA LUMPUR: Migrant workers are a large part of many Asian economies and with increasing migration it is crucial to ensure their basic rights are protected.