Russia says its warships sent Dutch sub shadowing carrier group packing

Nov 10, 2016

Russia says its warships sent Dutch sub shadowing carrier group packing

Russian warships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday drove away a Dutch submarine shadowing the squadron, the military said. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said two Russian navy destroyers spotted the Walrus-class submarine Wednesday while it was 20 km (some ...

Oct 31, 2016

16 unidentified migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

The bodies of 16 migrants have been found on a beach near the western Libyan town of Zwara, the Libyan Red Crescent said on Sunday. The migrants had been attempting to reach Europe, Khames el-Boussefi, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent, told AFP. ...

Italian authorities coordinate rescue of 1,400 migrants off Libya

Oct 21, 2016

Italian authorities coordinate rescue of 1,400 migrants off Libya

Some 1,400 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean were rescued Thursday off the coast of Libya, according to the Italian coast guard, which coordinated the operations conducted mainly by aid ships. Attempts at the dangerous crossing are continuing despite worsening weather as winter approaches, ...