629 migrants were stranded on the high sees before Spain stepped in to take the ship, which was refused by both Italy and Malta.
SOS Mediterranee and Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF), co-operating the Aquarius, are both well-known French charities.
Italy's rejection of a migrant ship is shameful but the responsibility lies with Europe as a whole, United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi told Reuters on Wednesday.
How Europe should share the responsibility of handling migrants trying to get into the bloc from war zones and poor countries, largely across Africa and the Middle East, remains a vexed question.
Meanwhile Finance Minister Giovanni Tria announced that he would cancel an official visit to Paris, though his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire later said the two had agreed to reschedule their talks.
"Europe must stick together", she said, acknowledging Italy's concern that it had taken in many migrants but fellow European Union countries were not showing sufficient solidarity.
But Italy's foreign minister, Enzo Moavero, kept up the barrage by telling a French envoy that Macron's comments were "unjustifiable" and had compromised bilateral relations. At the moment the conditions (for the meeting) don't exist.
Under the EU's asylum laws - now the subject of revision amid a major political dispute - migrants must apply for asylum in the country where they first enter Europe.
Salvini insisted Tuesday that the country's ports would no longer be open to foreign boats carrying migrants. "We hope this meeting can take place very soon".
Amid mounting cross-party concern that German asylum policy is in disarray, Seehofer, of the Bavarian conservative CSU party, met Austria's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz. Justice Minister Dolores Delgado said that Italy may have violated global humanitarian law, while Ximo Puig, president of the Valencia region, commented: "Turning this into a political weapon is despicable.it is clear that Europe must act more wisely, but we can not let these people die at sea".
Refugees have continued to arrive as politicians trade blame.
On Wednesday morning, an Italian coast guard vessel with 937 migrants aboard docked in Catania, Sicily, as the Aquarius headed into increasingly rough seas on its way to Valencia, where it is due to arrive on Saturday.
A Dutch-flagged humanitarian ship, the Sea Watch 3, was called by a U.S. Navy vessel to take on board 41 survivors and 12 bodies recovered after a shipwreck on Tuesday.
Heavy rain is likely to become the main hazard from the storm over Baja California and Mexico's adjacent mainland coast. It was located about 255 miles from Manzanillo, Mexico , the National Hurricane Center said.
Trump's complaint is that Canada-U.S. discussions went well behind closed doors at the G7 meeting in La Malbaie, Que., but Mr. Also on Monday, former Trump aide and a former Breitbart editor Sebastian Gorka criticized Trudeau, calling him "childish".
All those countries have vowed to retaliate against any US tariffs with their own penalties against USA goods. Powell faces a tricky balancing act as the Fed attempts to bring interest rates toward historical averages.
NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has placed that part of the state under a marginal risk of severe weather today . Tomorrow will hold the chance for storms in all day due to model differences in the timing of rain.
Some security experts said that the leaked personal information was arguably a greater threat than the compromised card data. The breach was now being investigated by police, it said, while regulators had also been informed.
The Houthis deny they are Iranian pawns and say their revolt aims to target corruption and defend Yemen from invaders. Tribal fighters loyal to the Yemeni government stand by a tank in al-Faza area near Hodeida, Yemen June 1, 2018.
We've spoken about our values and how we want to be perceived by the Australian public and the cricket public in general. But as well as trying to mould a new-look side, Paine must also cement his own place.
Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp is investing US$1 billion in Grab, the leading ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia. Grab said it logs six million rides a day via apps downloaded onto over 100 million mobile devices.
Upon being entered into the database, college coaches will be allowed to contact the athlete freely and without permission. Under the new guidelines, athletes will simply notify their current school of their desire to transfer.
Visitors pass in front of the Chinese telecom giant ZTE booth February 26 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) said, "China is using its telecommunications companies as means to conduct espionage".
Griffin called her husband, who told her to immediately remove the tick, put it in a plastic bag, and rush Kailyn to the hospital. When Jessica Griffin's 5-year-old daughter Kailyn Kirk went to sleep the night of June 5, nothing seemed out of the ordinary.
Elijah's studio, Spectre Vision, is aiming to bring a first-person exploration game into a chilling new dimension. It's upon you to uncover the secret of the family and make their lives better by exploring maze-like puzzles.
With there being a number of digital assistants to choose from, each is now focusing on becoming smarter than the competition. That lead to unnatural sentences like "turn on the lights in the living room and turn on the lights in the kitchen".
And for Jada , this message was for her, too, because she once felt the same despair that the late Bourdain and Spade died from. One day I was like, enough, I was having like five orgasms a day. 'I was as protective of Jaden as I was of you.
Kim, Moon's spokesman, says Seoul is still trying to figure out the exact meaning and intent of Trump's comments. Dandong is a little more than 500 miles from Beijing , but sits extremely close to the elusive North Korea.
Salonga plays the role of one of the island gods who will help Ti Moune reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The show also won awards for its luminous lead actress, Katrina Lenk , and its director, book and score, among others.
Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that the Trump administration asked OPEC and Russian Federation to boost oil output. The IEA report comes a day after OPEC warned of "considerable uncertainty as to world oil demand".
Triple Crown victor Justify is ready to start the next portion of his career, becoming the most valuable stud horse in the world. Honestly, I felt a little bit guilty that I had a stud deal and he had to retire at end of his 3-year-old season. "As such, Mr.
The racoon eventually stopped for a nap on a window ledge on the 22nd floor, Twin Cities Pioneer Press reported . The raccoon then steadily ascended UBS Tower, taking the time to groom itself and lay down along the way.
The President said he had told fellow G7 nations that the USA requires fair market access and end to unfair trading practices. So far, numerous tariffs under discussion have been threatened but not yet implemented.
She was involved in a heated argument with a male employee of the hotel that escalated until Abraham allegedly struck the man. The reality star was reportedly shouting things like, "I'm a celebrity", and, "You should know who I am", according to TMZ .
The script is based on a treatment by Jenkins and Geoff Johns , who recently confirmed that the film takes place in 1984. But the most revelatory thing about these images is that they confirm Chris Pine's return as Steve Trevor.