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‘The Worst We Have Ever Seen’: Fewer Migrants, More Death

‘The Worst We Have Ever Seen’: Fewer Migrants, More Death

In the Mediterranean, about 12 miles off Libya.

More Than 90 Migrants Believed Missing After Boat Sinks Off Libya

More than 90 migrants are believed missing after their boat sank off the coast of western Libya on Wednesday. The Libyan coastguard rescued 29 from sinking ship.

About 90 Migrants Died After Boat Fell Apart in the Mediterranean

The boat, which was made of rubber, began to tear and fill with water about 26 miles off the Libyan coast.
More Than 200 Migrants Drown Off Libya Trying to Reach Europe

More Than 200 Migrants Drown Off Libya Trying to Reach Europe

Migrants trying to make it across the Mediterranean on a rubber dinghy were rescued on Thursday by an aid group based in Malta and the Italian Red Cross.
Tunisian Captain in Deadly Migrant Shipwreck Jailed for 18 Years

Tunisian Captain in Deadly Migrant Shipwreck Jailed for 18 Years

A body was brought ashore after the capsizing of the migrant vessel in April 2015.

‘Worst Annual Death Toll Ever’: Mediterranean Claims 5,000 Migrants

The number is one-third higher than in any other year, with 14 people, on average, drowning in the sea every day in 2016, the United Nations said.
Snowstorm Hits Traffic in Istanbul; Straits Closed, Flights Canceled

Snowstorm Hits Traffic in Istanbul; Straits Closed, Flights Canceled

Closures choke oil transportation, air travel, and daily commutes.
Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Up on Libyan Coast

Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Up on Libyan Coast

Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.

Sent to Die in the Mediterranean

The migrant boat that carried more than 70 migrants to their death on Monday was left floating without an engine for days. Smugglers are also taking the unusual risk of sending out boats during rough
Azure Window of Malta Collapses Into the Sea After Storm

Azure Window of Malta Collapses Into the Sea After Storm

The Azure Window, a limestone arch in Malta, was popular with locals and tourists. It collapsed on Wednesday morning after being battered by a storm.

5 Bodies Found Off Libya Amid Fears That 200 Migrants May Have Drowned

A search was underway for another migrant vessel believed to have run into trouble in the same part of the Mediterranean.

Ships rescue 560 migrants in one day in the Mediterranean

Italian Navy and coast guard ships in the Mediterranean Sea, with the aid of humanitarian organizations, rescued 560 migrants off the coast of Libya Thursday. Most of those rescued came from African
More Than 250 People Feared Dead After Mediterranean Sea Shipwrecks

More Than 250 People Feared Dead After Mediterranean Sea Shipwrecks

More than 1,300 people have disappeared this year
245 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Shipwrecks

245 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Shipwrecks

Carrying the coffin of a 3-year-old migrant boy in Salerno, Italy, on Tuesday. Nearly 1,000 migrants were rescued.

34 migrants rescued after boat bursts into flames in Mediterranean

Dozens of Moroccan migrants were rescued after their inflatable dinghy caught fire in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday. The Portuguese Air Force recorded the incident and worked with a local Spanish
France Remembers the Nice Attack: ‘We Will Never Find the Words’

France Remembers the Nice Attack: ‘We Will Never Find the Words’

A man in Nice, France, observed the anniversary of the 2016 attack, praying on Friday in front of flowers and candles placed in tribute to the victims.
Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

An aircraft dispensing fire repellent in the town of Castagniers near Nice, southern France, on Monday.
Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

An aircraft dispensing fire repellent in the town of Castagniers near Nice, southern France, on Monday.
Europe’s alt right is chartering a boat to stop migration to Italy

Europe’s alt right is chartering a boat to stop migration to Italy

A European alt-right group is taking to the Mediterranean Sea in a bid to stop illegal migrants crossing from Libya – a move NGOs fear could start a dangerous game of cat and mouse with humanitarian
For Right-Wing Italian Youth, a Mission to Disrupt Migration

For Right-Wing Italian Youth, a Mission to Disrupt Migration

Lorenzo Fiato, a leader of an Italian right-wing group, plans to board a ship in Sicily and embark on a mission to stop migrants.