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Fifteen feared dead as migrants rubber boat sinks off Libya

Fifteen feared dead as migrants rubber boat sinks off Libya

Italy's coastguard said today that 15 people had been rescued from a sinking rubber dinghy off Libya, amid fears dozens more may have drowned.

Libyan coastguard rescues 115 migrants off Tripoli

Libya's coastguard said it rescued 115 migrants today who had been aboard a rubber boat that broke down off Tripoli, and that one migrant had drowned.

South Korea vows armed crackdown on Chinese fishing ships

South Korea vows armed crackdown on Chinese fishing ships

South Korea`s coastguard warned Tuesday of a "more aggressive" firearms policy towards Chinese fishing boats illegally operating in its waters, following a clash that sank one of its vessels.

At least 28 migrants dead off Libya: Coastguard

Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said.

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Coastguard

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Coastguard

The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of about 6,500 migrants off of Libya in one of its busiest days of life-saving in recent years.

More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead

More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead

It is not known how many people had been on board the boat before it began to deflate.

Indo-Japan coastguards to begin joint exercise today

The Coast Guards of India and Japan will be conducting a joint exercise called 'Sahyog-Kaijin' off the Chennai coast on Friday.

Turkish coastguard exercise likely slowed migrant arrivals, briefly: IOM

A Turkish coastguard training operation appears to have dramatically decreased migrant arrivals to Greece, the International Organization for Migration said Friday, but stressed the large influx had resumed after just a few days.

Libya coastguard rescues 346 migrants

 The Libyan coastguard said it rescued 346 migrants on Tuesday, almost 100 of them women and children, crammed onto rubber boats and stranded off the country`s coast.