Migrants storm Eurotunnel terminal again; one dies

Jul 30, 2015

Migrants storm Eurotunnel terminal again; one dies

One man died Wednesday in a desperate attempt to reach England via the Channel Tunnel as overwhelmed authorities fought off hundreds of migrants, prompting France to beef up its police presence. British ministers convened for emergency talks on the mounting crisis, as Prime Minister ...

Inflatable sinks off Libya; 40 migrants feared dead

Jul 24, 2015

Inflatable sinks off Libya; 40 migrants feared dead

Up to 40 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors interviewed by the U.N. refugee agency Thursday. “My colleagues are interviewing the survivors … who arrived this afternoon ...

Joint operation rescues 2,700 migrants in 13 boats off Libya

Jul 16, 2015

Joint operation rescues 2,700 migrants in 13 boats off Libya

Around 2,700 migrants were rescued from 13 boats near the coast of Libya on Wednesday, Italy’s Coast Guard said. A German navy vessel and a search and rescue ship deployed by medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres participated in the rescues along with the Italian ...