Authorities face a "sad paradox" as smugglers overload dinghies, says the European border and coast guard agency Frontex.
A Tunisian man accused of being the captain of a migrant boat that sank killing over 700 people has been found guilty of manslaughter by an Italian court and faces 18 years in…
The Sicilian court is expected to deliver its verdict on captain Ali Malek on Tuesday. Just 28 of the 800 migrants survived when the fishing boat sunk in April 2015.
The victims, believed to be mostly from West Africa, were travelling in rubber dinghies
Two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya have claimed the lives of at least 239 migrants.
A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…
Italians on Lampedusa have marked the first official remembrance day for migrants, three years after a shipwreck half a mile from shore claimed the lives of more than 360 people seeking safety in…
At least 33 more bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat which sank off the Egyptian coast last week, raising the confirmed number of dead to 202.
Rescuers in Egypt have pulled more bodies from the sea, two days after a boat sank as it carried migrants towards Europe.
Around 3,000 migrants were rescued in the Strait of Sicily on Tuesday, in 30 separate missions.
At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.
The Mediterranean has seen its most deadly week of 2016 with more than 880 migrants believed to have drowned in shipwrecks off the Libyan…
At least 700 migrants drown in past week 13,000 are rescued Spring weather brings surge in Mediteranean crossings The bodies of 45 migrants have been brought ashore at the Italian port of Reggio…
The alarm was raised late on Saturday, a search-and-rescue helicopter and lifeboats were dispatched from English and French ports.
New video footage shows an overcrowded fishing boat capsizing off the Libyan coast sending migrants tumbling into the sea.
Up to 30 people are feared drowned in the second migrant tragedy in as many days in the Mediterranean.
Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient
More light has been thrown on a still-unconfirmed migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean, but survivors picked up by a merchant ship just landed in
Italian coastguards intervened overnight in the Mediterranean to save the lives of 108 migrants trapped on a semi-submerged rubber boat who were
Four women and a child have died after their boat capsized off the coast of the Greek island of Samos. Coastguards rescued five people and are
At least 13 children and 12 adults are reported drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the west coast of Turkey. The Aegean Sea’s
Each day since the start of the year around 2,000 migrants have arrived on the Greek coast. At this rate the numbers for those who made the perilous
A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering
French salvage team workers have been struggling to tow the drifting Modern Express from rough waters.