At least 85 drowned migrants found on Libya's shores

Jun 3, 2016

At least 85 drowned migrants found on Libya's shores

The bodies of at least 85 migrants who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean were found washed up on beaches in western Libya near the city of Zuwara on Thursday, a Red Crescent official said. Hundreds of migrants died in boat accidents last week ...

Arson blamed after new Austrian refugee center is gutted

Jun 2, 2016

Arson blamed after new Austrian refugee center is gutted

Arsonists were most likely behind a huge blaze that engulfed a newly built but still empty refugee center in northern Austria, police said on Wednesday. The inferno started in the early hours of Wednesday in the village of Altenfelden and left only charred remains ...

May 30, 2016

Austria commandos nab neo-Nazi who sought to 'kill all asylum-seekers'

Austrian police commandos have arrested a suspected neo-Nazi who allegedly threatened to massacre asylum-seekers, recovering several weapons and ammunition at his home, police said Sunday. The 20-year-old “repeatedly told friends that he wanted to ‘shoot dead all asylum-seekers with his shotgun’ at a refugee ...

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

May 29, 2016

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

Migrants rescued from two boats in the Mediterranean this past week told humanitarian workers in Italy that they saw another vessel carrying some 400 migrants sink, Save the Children said on Saturday. Three vessels carrying migrants already are confirmed to have sunk or capsized ...