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Migrant deaths: UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls for 'collective response'

The United Nations (UN) has said that “much more is required” to prevent migrant deaths after hundreds of migrants fleeing…

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2,000 migrants rescued near Libyan coast

At least 2,000 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast, according to Italian authorities. Two Italian navy ships took…

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40 migrants found dead in overcrowded boat off Libyan coast

About 40 migrants were found dead on an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean, Italian authorities have said. They may have…

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Dozens of African migrants drown near Libyan coast

An estimated 40 migrants drowned when their boat sank near the Libyan coast, reports say. Over 120 African migrants were…

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European warships rescue thousands near Libyan coast

Warships from Europe have helped rescue over 2,000 migrants near the Libyan coast. Italian, German and Irish…

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British naval ship HMS Bulwark helps rescue thousands of migrants

British naval ship HMS Bulwark has helped save around 4,000 migrants in a rescue operation in the Mediterranean. According to…

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Italy rescues thousands of migrants over weekend

Italy’s coastguard and navy have rescued around 5,500 migrants over the weekend in one of the largest such coordinated operations…

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Migrant crisis: EU triples funding for rescue missions in Mediterranean

The EU has decided to triple its funding for search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean after an emergency summit…

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EU leaders to hold emergency summit on migrant deaths

EU leaders will hold an emergency summit to find ways to reduce the tide of migrants attempting the risky journey…

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About 400 migrants drown near Libyan coast

An estimated 400 migrants drowned when their boat capsized near the Libyan coast, according…

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Italy's coastguard and navy rescue nearly 6,000 migrants

Italian coastguard and navy personnel have rescued close to 6,000 migrants over the weekend as increasing numbers of people attempt…

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Italian coastguard rescues more than 2,000 migrants off Libyan coast

Over 2,000 migrants were rescued by Italy’s coastguard near the Libyan coast on Sunday. Reports said that search teams were…

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Migrant boat sinks near Libya, scores killed

Dozens of African migrants are feared dead in a boat mishap near the Libyan coast on Sunday, September 14, according…

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