""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
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"We've seen signs of torture: gunshots, electric shocks, burns, lashes, skinning - brutal and unacceptable things," says doctor who for decades has cared for migrants arriving on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Seawatch said the Libyan coast guard caused panic by "beating and threatening" the migrants. Five of them died.
Italian police bust a gang smuggling €30 million euros’ worth of low-quality diesel from Libya into Europe and selling it at the standard price
More than 3,000 migrants were arrested in smugglers camps near the Libyan city of Sabratha on Saturday and transported
to detention centres set up to
Nearly 500 migrants are rescued off the Tripoli coast
The Libyan Army’s band performed a rather original rendition of the British National Anthem.
Reduced flow of migrants from Libya due to armed group stopping them. But is it risking more highly abusive detention?
"Would we rather stop our search and rescue operations completely, and risk people drowning, than return migrants and refugees back to Libya?"
Libyan authorities contacted the crew of the Spanish NGO ship to say they would shoot them if they didn't follow orders.
Increasing hostilities from the Libyan authorities have led three aid groups to cease operations in the region.
For many migrants on their way through Libya in search of a better life in Europe, Tripoli is the end of the road.
In one of the Libyan capital’s
As Europe continues to deal with the Mediterranean migrant crisis, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini convened the Foreign Affairs council.
Children and pregnant women are among up to 40 people missing after their rubber boat went down
The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army said the city will enter a new era of peace and security
Reports suggest the late Libyan leader's son, who is wanted for crimes against humanity and was said to be Gaddafi's chosen successor, has been freed under amnesty.
Fathia Al-Amamy is Libya's only female body-builder. She will represent her country in Belarus this summer in an international competition.
Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl
The United Nations’ migration agency says growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are being sold as slaves by traffickers or militia groups before being held for…
The Italian Coastguard says more than 1,100 migrants have been picked up at sea in the last two days. One body has been recovered.
More than 200 migrants are feared dead after their capsized boats sank off the coast of Libya.