Feb 21, 2017

Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya

At least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Tuesday, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe. The bodies were found near the western Libyan city of Zawiya on Monday, ...

Jan 30, 2017

Greek, Turkish warships in brief standoff near disputed islets

Greek and Turkish warships were involved Sunday in a brief faceoff near a group of disputed Greek islets in the Aegean, coinciding with renewed tensions between Athens and Ankara. The Greek defense ministry said a Turkish navy missile boat, “along with two special forces ...

Jan 30, 2017

Body of small migrant boy turns up on southern Spain beach

The lifeless body of a 6- to 7-year-old boy believed to be a migrant trying to get to Europe has washed up on a southern Spanish beach, authorities said Sunday. In a grim reminder of the discovery of Aylan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian boy ...