• Tag results for Mediterranean

EU leaders hail migrant plan but 100 more go missing at sea

 Around 100 people were missing and feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea after their smugglers' boat capsized, said Libyan coast guard.

published on : 29th June 2018

Three migrants die, thousands rescued from boats in Mediterranean

About 72,000 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea in 2017 marking 20 percent increase on the same period last year, and more than 2,000 have died in the attempt.

published on : 27th June 2017

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach: Red Crescent

Local authorities will take the bodies to a cemetery in the capital of Tripoli that's allocated for unidentified persons in Libya. 

published on : 21st February 2017

Mediterranean migrant death toll record high at 5,000 this year: UN

Deaths linked to Mediterranean crossings by migrants mostly seeking economic opportunity or relative peace in Europe have spiked in 2016.

published on : 24th December 2016

Ten bodies found in boat off Libyan coast, say officials

Fifteen rescue operations were conducted on Saturday, almost twice as many as on Friday when 1,200 people were rescued.

published on : 6th November 2016

25 people found dead in migrant boat in the Mediterranean: MSF

MSF said its chartered rescue ship counted 11 corpses on the dinghy's floor, which was flooded with a mixture of fuel and seawater.

published on : 26th October 2016