Coast Guard says it has found four additional bodies from 39 migrants lost at sea off Florida but will end its rescue operations at sunset if it doesn't receive any new information.
Divers from the Tunisian emergency services retrieved one body and the captain and chief trafficker fled, coast guard spokesman Lt. Houssameddine Jbabli said.
European Commission should launch an investigation into human rights violations at Greek border, says Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy.
Rohingya Muslims have been discarded by the international community and are at high risk for contracting Covid-19 in crowded living spaces.
Traffickers and armed groups have exploited the country's security vacuum, turning it into a hellhole for migrants.
Aid agencies say more than 110 migrants were missing and scores feared drowned after their overloaded boat sank off the Libyan coast.
France and Italy plan to offer guard boats to Libya to prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean into the European Union.
Christopher Paul Hasson espoused extremist views for years. Court papers detail a draft email in which Hasson wrote he was "dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on the earth."
In the same email, Hasson described an "in
The UN's refugee agency forecasts around 80,000 migrants and refugees will enter Europe by sea in 2018 if current trends continue.
Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had earlier urged Malta to open one of its ports to a Dutch-flagged ship run by the German charity Mission Lifeline and then seize the ship and its crew.
Vessels belonging to the Italian police and coast guard, the EU's anti-trafficking mission Sophia and Proactiva launched 11 separate rescue operations to save people on seven dinghies, three small wooden boats and one large one.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has in recent months accelerated a "voluntary returns" programme to repatriate migrants from a number of countries. Nigeria now joins Niger in organising bilateral returns.
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