Jul 26, 2016

Ring trafficking people into Western Europe from Hungary smashed

Austrian police said Monday that an international operation smashed an alleged people-smuggling ring suspected of illegally bringing more than 1,000 people from Hungary into Western Europe over the past year. More than 100 officers in Austria, Germany, Poland and Hungary raided 12 properties last ...

41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Jul 25, 2016

41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday. The bodies, found on Saturday on the city’s beach west of the capital Tripoli, were taken to ...

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Jul 22, 2016

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily on Thursday, a day after 22 corpses were found in the bottom of a smugglers’ boat. The Italian coast guard, which coordinated Thursday’s rescues, said ...