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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...