Boat accidents off Turkey claim another 18 Greece-bound migrants

Nov 12, 2015

Boat accidents off Turkey claim another 18 Greece-bound migrants

Eighteen migrants, among them at least seven children, drowned Wednesday when their boats sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast while trying to make the short but perilous crossing to Greece, the latest fatalities in Europe’s refugee crisis. In the deadliest incident, the coast guard said ...

Sep 19, 2014

Malta turns away ship with suspected Ebola case on board

Malta has turned away a ship travelling from Guinea with a suspected Ebola case on board and seeking medical assistance, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Thursday. The sick Filippino passenger was taken in by Italy, and an initial medical assessment suggested he has hepatitis, ...