Corsica Linea rescued the migrants off the Balearic Islands and disembarked them in Majorca.
France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Romania will welcome some of the migrants after agreeing on a deal, putting an end to a 14-day standoff.
A migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean has sailed in the shape of a heart to raise awareness about its plight.
France has become the first EU member state to say it would welcome some of the 356 migrants on board the stranded rescue ship Ocean Viking.
Almost 100 migrants from Spanish charity ship Open Arms finally disembarked on the Italian island of Lampedusa after nearly three weeks at sea.
More than 500 rescued migrants on two NGO ships remain stranded
In pictures posted to the charity's Twitter account, Gere was shown unloading boxes of fruit, vegetables, and water
A boat constructed of reeds will recreate ancient trade routes betweebn Egypt and the Black Sea that could predate the Greek Argonauts.
Germany says it is ready to take some migrants, refused permission to disembark from an Italian coastguard vessel in Sicily.
Most of the survivors of the worst Mediterranean shipwreck so far this year have been transferred to a Libyan detention centre that was hit by a deadly airstrike this month, according to the UN refugee agency.
More than 100 migrants are missing and feared drowned after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Libya.
Two charities dedicated to rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are about to resume operations there - seven months after they were forced to stop using their ship, Aquarius.
SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will restart operations using a new vessel, the Ocean Viking.
ProActiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO that rescues migrants in the Mediterranean, brought one of their boats to Strasbourg to make a point. Euronews spoke with the crew and MEPs about the legal debate over rescuing migrants.
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Eight migrants drown at sea off the coast of Turkey after boat overturns
The German maritime rescue NGO rescued the 53 migrants off the coast of Libya on Wednesday but has been unable to disembark them after Italy refused them entry with Salvini ordering law enforcement on Thursday to prevent the boat from entering Italian waters.
Earlier this week Cyprus said it had issued arrest warrants for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship which it said had infringed on its territory.
"The Mediterranean is one of the emblematic places of our heritage and yet it is inexorably submerged under a torrent of plastics," said World Wide Fund for Nature.
Spanish engineers are developing a specially-adapted drone that can aid lifesaving migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
"When we go to help refugees and find dead children, in their eyes we see the souls and eyes of our own children,” said diver Stelios Hatziandreou.
Sea-Eye's Alan Kurdi ship has been stranded for the past seven days after Malta and Italy refused it entry.
This is Miguel Roldan. He is a Spanish firefighter who says he helped save thousands of lives from drowning in the Mediterranean. But Italy is accusing him of aiding illegal immigration and working with human traffickers. He faces up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted.
The ship is currently near the Italian island of Lampedusa but Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said it should "go to Hamburg" as it is German-registered.