A migrant is cheered along as he disembarks from the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, which was carrying 47 migrants, as it docked at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy on Thursday. Europe's latest migrant stand-off came to a conclusion Thursday as 47 migrants kept at sea for nearly two weeks while Italy pressured European countries to take them in finally disembarked from their rescue ship in Sicily. Photo: AP Photo

Boat carrying 47 migrants land in Sicily as ship crew faces uncertain fate

  • Dutch-flagged Sea Watch 3 was finally given permission to anchor in Catania after six other countries agreed to take them in
Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis

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A migrant is cheered along as he disembarks from the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, which was carrying 47 migrants, as it docked at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy on Thursday. Europe's latest migrant stand-off came to a conclusion Thursday as 47 migrants kept at sea for nearly two weeks while Italy pressured European countries to take them in finally disembarked from their rescue ship in Sicily. Photo: AP Photo
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