Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.

Malta urges `clear EU strategy` on migrants after twin tragedies

Malta called on the European Union to develop a "clear strategy" to deal with migrants fleeing conflicts to their shores after two shipwrecks claimed hundreds of lives.

Italian coast guards rescue 300 on migrant boat

Hundreds of people have died or drowned attempting dangerous crossing from N Africa to Lampedusa.

Migrant boat sinks off Italy, up to 250 missing

The boat that capsized south of Sicily, was carrying 300 refugees from Libya.

First migrant boat from Libya nears Italian shores

The stricken boat was carrying some 350 African migrants from Libya.

Migrant boat found off Corfu, 22 missing

Greece has become main gateway to EU for illegal migrants, asylum seekers.