Migrants from the Maghreb are intercepted at sea while traveling aboard a small boat on their way to Lanzarote. | Photo: Archive / EPA / Spanish Civil Guard
A coast guard cutter in Cagliari searching for eight migrants who have been missing since a shipwreck four days ago off Sant'Antioco, in south-west Sardinia | Credit: Tax police
The Guardia di Finanza - one of Italy's police corps - searches for migrants in the SardinIan sea. Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA GUARDIA DI FINANZA
Participants at the Tunis seminar to launch the project. (Photo: Tunisian Social Affairs Ministry)
This police operation led to the arrest of two suspected smugglers | Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA POLIZIA DI STATO DI RATGUSA
Refugees waiting for registration in Berlin | Photo: Imago/IPON
Migrants in Ingelheim, Germany
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wants a more ogranized plan for sea rescues. Photo credit: ANSA | MATTEO SALVINI
This year, 476 rejected asylum seekers from Morocco have been returned from Germany (as of August 2018)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia in Algiers
Young men in Bachdjarah, Algeria
Three undocumented immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa abandoned in the desert by Moroccan authorities in an archive photo. ANSA/ARCHIVE