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10 drown, 150 rescued from capsized migrant boat off Egypt

At least 10 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday, with rescue teams saving at least 150 passengers, officials said.

China, Russia to stage military drills in South China Sea

China, Russia to stage military drills in South China Sea

China and Russia were to start war games in the South China Sea on Monday, Beijing's defence ministry said, in a show of force after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant`s extensive claims in the area.

1,400 flee wildfire on Spain`s Costa Blanca

Some 1,400 people were evacuated after a wildfire fuelled by intense heat roared through brush surrounding a popular tourist resort on Spain`s Costa Blanca, officials said Monday.

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.

Italy rescues around 1,100 migrants in Mediterranean

Italy rescues around 1,100 migrants in Mediterranean

About 1,100 migrants were rescued from boats in the Strait of Sicily on Sunday as they tried to reach Europe, Italy`s coastguard said.

France introduces sea patrols following terrorist attacks

A marine police spokesman has said that France has introduced sea patrols for passenger ferries to and from Britain, following the recent string of jihadist attacks in the country.

Over 3,000 migrants dead in Mediterranean so far in 2016

Over 3,000 migrants and refugees have died in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe in 2016, a far higher toll than during the same period of 2015, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: Report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported Friday.

Nearly 3,000 dead already in Mediterranean this year- International Organization for Migration

Nearly 3,000 dead already in Mediterranean this year- International Organization for Migration

Nearly 3,000 migrants and refugees have already perished in the Mediterranean this year while almost 250,000 have reached Europe, the International Organization for Migration said on Friday.

Bodies of 21 women, one man found on migrant boat in Mediterranean: MSF

Bodies of 21 women, one man found on migrant boat in Mediterranean: MSF

An MSF ship came to the rescue of two dinghies that were sailing close together and managed to pull 209 people, including 50 children, to safety.

More than 3,200 migrants rescued in Med: Italian coast guard

More than 3,200 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Tuesday in 25 operations, the Italian coast guard said.

Police tell of showdown with Nice truck killer

The police officers who confronted Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel in Nice pumped around 20 bullets into his truck in a shootout.

Rescuers save 366 migrants from boats in Mediterranean, 20 reported dead

Rescuers save 366 migrants from boats in Mediterranean, 20 reported dead

Rescuers saved 366 migrants from rickety boats trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy.

First time in 9 years, Gaza crossing opening for goods: Israel

A major crossing point between Gaza and Israel is set to reopen for the first time in nine years, the Israeli government announced today.

Turkey PM Yildirim says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq

Turkey PM Yildirim says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq

Turkey aims to develop good relations with Syria and Iraq.

Human remains recovered from EgyptAir plane crash site

The two black boxes -- the data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder -- were recovered by the crew of the John Lethbridge last month.

EgyptAir black box confirms smoke on board: Probe

Data from one of the black boxes of a crashed EgyptAir plane showed smoke alarms had sounded on board, while soot was found on the wreckage, an Egyptian-led investigative committee said Wednesday.

EgyptAir black box flight recorder has been repaired: Commission

A black box flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt`s investigation commission said Tuesday, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the Egypt Air plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Brussels has been seeking ways to clamp down on the Africa route after a deal with Ankara in March slashed numbers trying to cross from Turkey.