Deep-water search for EgyptAir black boxes to start soon

Deep-water search for EgyptAir black boxes to start soon

All 66 people on board the flight from Paris to Cairo were killed.

2,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean: Italian coast guard

2,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean: Italian coast guard

They did not give the nationalities of those saved, but most of the migrants who undertake the perilous journey in overcrowded vessels come from sub-Saharan Africa.

Egypt finds human remains and belongings from plane crash at sea

Egypt finds human remains and belongings from plane crash at sea

The navy was searching an area about 290 km (180 miles) north of the port city of Alexandria, just south of where the signal from the plane was lost early on Thursday.

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

The Egyptian military said on Friday it had found parts of debris from the missing EgyptAir plane 290 kilometers north of the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria.

EgyptAir plane crash: Egypt hints at possible terrorist attack, air-sea search intensifies

EgyptAir plane crash: Egypt hints at possible terrorist attack, air-sea search intensifies

Egypt`s aviation minister said that it was too soon to say why an EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo had vanished from radar screens.

Italy raises migrant boat`s cargo of death from the deep

Italy has begun the grisly task of raising a corpse-packed trawler from the seabed near Libya, a year after up to 800 migrants perished in the Mediterranean`s deadliest disaster since World War II.

Over 400 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

Over 400 migrants were believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean on Monday after four boats capsized and another began to sink, according to reports.

Hundreds appear to have died in new migrant disaster: Italy President

Hundreds appear to have died in new migrant disaster: Italy President

Several hundred people appear to have died in a new migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean, Italian President Sergio Mattarella said on Monday.

116 migrants rescued from Mediterranean, 3 with bullet wounds

A total of 116 migrants were plucked to safety from the Mediterranean on Saturday, three of whom had week-old bullet wounds, rescuers said.

Stunning nighttime view of Mediterranean from space station – See pic

Stunning nighttime view of Mediterranean from space station – See pic

Major Peake shared the stunning nighttime photograph with his social media followers on January 25, 2016.

Check out: NASA's image of the day- Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean

Check out: NASA's image of the day- Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean

US space agency NASA has unveiled a beautiful picture of the dazzling lights of the Mediterranean.

EU leaders agree to fast-track new border force

European Council President Donald Tusk said leaders agreed there was a "delivery deficit" to stem chaotic movements that have put Europe`s Schengen open-borders area in jeopardy.

Over 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats adrift off Libya

A total of 1,830 people were brought ashore in six different operations to save passengers in four stricken boats and two rubber dinghies yesterday, the coast guard said.

Germany beefs up asylum rules as half a million cross Mediterranean

 Germany toughened rules Tuesday for asylum seekers from the Balkans as Europe struggled to cope with a record surge in migrants, with those crossing the Mediterranean exceeding the half a million mark.

Migrant Mediterranean arrivals this year pass half-million mark: UN

 More than half a million migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe so far this year -- 383,000 of them arriving in Greece, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean: Italian coastguard

Some 500 migrants were rescued in seven operations launched over the weekend in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said.

Russia announces naval drills in `east Mediterranean`

Russia`s Defence Ministry on Thursday said it would hold naval drills in the "east Mediterranean" region in September and October, as the West frets over a military buildup by Moscow in Syria.

Still before the storm? Slow trickle of migrants at Swiss border

Border guards in crisp blue uniforms rush onto the train as it grinds to a halt, quickly rounding up around a dozen African men and herding them into a nearby hall.

Hungary army gets new powers as Europe struggles with refugee crisis

Hungary army gets new powers as Europe struggles with refugee crisis

Hungary on Monday gave the army drastic new powers to stem illegal migration ahead of two key EU meetings on how to handle the unrelenting stream of refugees entering Europe.

Germany to expand anti-human trafficking operations in Mediterranean

 Germany plans to expand its naval operations against human traffickers as part of an EU mission in the Mediterranean, Chancellor Angela Merkel`s cabinet decided Wednesday.