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Migrant Shipwreck

'More Than 250 Bodies Still Trapped Underwater' In Migrant Shipwreck

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastgua...

Migrant Boat To Europe Sinks, Some 200 Feared Dead

Reuters | Ahmed Elumami and Ayman al-Salhi | Posted 08.24.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - A wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the coast guar...

Search Still On For Survivors Of Shipwreck Catastrophe

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

VALLETTA, Malta -- VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese ship has brought 143 survivors from a capsized smugglers' boat to Malta while a search continues...

Tragedy: 12 Drown After Boat Capsizes Off Egyptian Coast

Posted 10.11.2013 | World

More than a hundred people were rescued and 12 died when a boat capsized off the coast of Egypt's Alexandria early Friday morning. According to the BB...

Calls For Immigration Reform In Wake Of Italy Shipwreck

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Steve Scherer LAMPEDUSA, Italy, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The survivors of a shipwreck off Sicily two days ago live in terrible conditions ...

Dozens Dead In Shipwreck Off The Coast Of Sicilian Island

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

ROME -- ROME (AP) — It was the third ship of the night to head toward the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa packed to the brim with migrants seeking ...