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Turkish Defense Minister Accuses Greece of Violating Libya’s Territorial Waters

Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has presented maps to the Libyan government in an effort to show that Greece is trying to encroach upon...

Over 100 People Feared Dead as Migrant Boat Overturns Near Libyan Coast

Around 100 people are feared dead after a boat carrying 100 migrants overturned at sea near the coast of Libya on Friday. Libya's coastguard told...

Italy Rescues 1,000 Migrants Foundering in Mediterranean

Italy's coast guard said Friday that it had rescued about 1,000 migrants from leaky boats in the Mediterranean; one person was found dead. Officials said...

UNHCR 2016 Estimates Cuts in Refugees Arriving to Europe via Greece Route

The outlook of how many refugees are expected to reach the shores of Greece has been drastically cut by the U.N. refugee agency, according...

500 People Feared Dead in Mediterranean

The U.N. refugee agency is confirming reports that up to 500 people may have lost their lives when an overcrowded boat capsized and sank...

Deadly New Trend Developing in African Migration to Europe

The International Organization for Migration reports a sharp increase in the number of sub-Saharan Africans making the dangerous sea journey from Libya to Italy....

Ancient Greek Statue Illegally Taken From Libya to the UK

A UK judge ruled that a 1.5-million-GBP ancient Greek statue was illegally transferred from a world heritage site in Libya to the United Kingdom....

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Soar

The United Nations refugee agency reports deaths are spiking as refugees and migrants cross the Mediterranean Sea in record numbers in a desperate bid...

EU to Use Drones, Submarines to Combat Migrant Smugglers

The European Union will use submarines, warships, drones and helicopters in an operation to gather intelligence on gangs who smuggle thousands of asylum-seekers to...

Italy Rescues More Than 4,000 Migrants

Italy's coast guard said it coordinated the rescue of more than 4,200 migrants off Libya’s coast while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea since...