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Italy finds six more dead migrants, adding to weekend death toll

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Italy's search and rescue services have found six more bodies in the Mediterranean to add to the death toll of 19 over...

Italy rescues more than 1700 boat migrants in three days

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Italy's search and rescue mission saved more than 1,700 migrants in the Mediterranean in the past three days and found one person...

Decay of Libyan state clears desert trail for Africans to Europe

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Abdulkabir and five of his friends, all from Niger, walked for hours over rocky hills and sandy paths to cross into southern...

Ten migrants drown after boat sinks off Libya

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Ten migrants drowned after the boat they were travelling in sank off the Libyan coast, Italy's navy said on Saturday, reporting the...

Italy says rescues more than 2,500 migrants since early Thursday

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Italy has rescued more than 2,500 men, women and children from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily since early...

Italy rescues more than 3,500 migrants, Renzi asks for help

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Italian navy patrol ships rescued more than 3,500 migrants including hundreds of women and children from boats coming from North Africa, authorities...

Hundreds of migrants storm across Spanish border at Melilla

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Hundreds of people forced their way through razor-wire barriers into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Wednesday, highlighting increasing pressure on...

At least 40 die after migrant boat sinks off Libya

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At least 40 people died and 51 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants sank off Libya's coast east of Tripoli, Rami...

At least 13 missing Niger migrants found dead in Sahara

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At least 13 of the dozens of migrants from Niger abandoned by smugglers in the Sahara desert last week have been found...

Two migrants drown, 30 missing after boats capsize off Greek island

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Two migrants drowned and about 30 were missing after their boats capsized off the eastern Greek island of Samos early on Monday...

Italy rescues 4,000 migrants in 48 hours in escalating crisis

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Italy has rescued 4,000 migrants from boats trying to reach European shores in the past 48 hours in a deepening immigration crisis,...

Asylum seekers in Europe reach two-decade high

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Nearly half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year, the most in two decades, with the largest number coming from...

Italian ships rescue more than 2,000 migrants in 48 hours

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Italian naval and coastguard vessels rescued more than 2,000 migrants travelling in boats from North Africa over the past 48 hours, authorities...

Spain beefs up African enclave security after hundreds storm border

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Spain has more than doubled the strength of security forces at its North African enclave of Melilla, after about 500 people stormed...

Protesting migrants sew mouths shut in Italy

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Thirteen Moroccan migrants held in a reception center in Rome for more than two months have sewed their mouths shut in protest...

Israel approves detention without charges for African migrants

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Israel's parliament has moved to ensure African migrants who enter the country illegally can be held without charge, despite a Supreme Court...

Italy and Malta say EU must press Libya to stop boat...

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Italy on Monday called on the European Union to press Libya to stem the gangs smuggling migrants from Africa on overcrowded boats...

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

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Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger...

About 10 migrants die, 50 missing in failed Sahara crossing

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Around 10 migrants from Niger have died of thirst and 50 are missing after one of the vehicles they were travelling in...

U.S. Navy ship rescues migrants near Malta

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A U.S. Navy ship rescued 128 men from a raft after it was spotted in the Mediterranean Sea by a Maltese patrol...