Maurice Robinson is charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants, money laundering and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
The 39 victims are believed to be Chinese nationals, although their identities are still being verified in cooperation between local police and the Chinese embassy.
Migrants account for 3.5 percent of the world's population today, compared with 2.8 percent in 2000, according to the report prepared by the population division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Palestinian teen's deportation at US border shows how America's vision of a free internet has collapsed.
No major change in Turkey’s migration policy, says Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.
As many Mexicans struggle against unemployment, anti-migrant sentiments are on the rise.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has orchestrated the closing of what was once Europe's largest migrant reception centre, housing more than 4,100 people at one point
Iranian authorities are looking to attract around two million new visitors as the country hit by US sanctions moves to find new sources of revenue.
TRT World interviews Stef Biemans, a Dutch journalist who has lived in Central America for more than a decade.
The accident reportedly occurred when the driver of a van carrying undocumented migrants lost control of the steering wheel and hit a wall in Edirne province.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says forces deployed at the US border were not there to detain migrants who try to cross the border.
"In the northern part of the country we have a total deployment of 14,000, almost 15,000 units between the National Guard and the Army," says Luis Cresencio Sandoval, the head of Mexican Army.
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