Eight migrants died and one is intensive care in Malta after they were found in a floating dinghy between the Mediterranean island and Libya, according to press reports on Sunday.
Some 658 migrants have been rescued following three interventions on the Mediterranean Sea stretching between Italy and North Africa, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday.
Eight bodies have been recovered and about 1,400 people saved in Mediterranean Sea migrant rescues, the Italian coastguard said Tuesday.
A string of four shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea have left at least 340 Europe-bound migrants dead over the last 48 hours, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday.
Germany's Interior Ministry would consider sending migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea back to Africa, a spokesman said in comments published Sunday.
Nearly 250 people were feared dead in new shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea, bringing the number of dead or missing migrants on that route to a record 4,220 for this year, UN organizations said...
Almost 4,000 migrants have died so far this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Tuesday.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants are entering Europe via little-known "covert" routes increasingly used since some nations adopted stricter border controls, a think-tank said on Friday.
Some 235,000 refugees are waiting in war-torn Libya to make the crossing across the Mediterranean Sea, according to UN figures.
More than 2,700 people were rescued and 15 bodies were recovered following 23 rescue operations in the central Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said Monday in the latest update on the world's...
Cyprus and Egypt are to build a natural gas pipeline between the two Mediterranean countries, Cypriot media reported on Wednesday.
The European Union got the final go-ahead Tuesday to expand its anti-migrant smuggling operation in the Mediterranean Sea, allowing it to take on the additional tasks of training Libya's...
About 3,000 migrants were picked up Tuesday from the central Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said, raising to around 10,000 the rescue tally over the past 48 hours.
The European Union's refugee deal with Turkey will serve as a model for similar agreements with North African countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published by newspaper...
More than 300 migrants have been rescued from the Aegean Sea over the past nine days, the Greek Coastguard announced on Wednesday, when 59 people alone were saved near the island of Kos.