On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals. In Europe, where far-right parties have joined the…
By Lori Hinnant, Colleen Barry, Associated Press
Spain's maritime rescue service says its patrol craft reached nine different boats carrying migrants that had left from African shores throughout Saturday and early Sunday.
By Associated Press
Amidst the wave of anti-migrant sentiment coursing through Europe, one village has shown a rare level of hospitality to those making the journey across the Mediterranean. In Skala Sykaminia, located on the Greek island of Lesbos, Nobel-nominated villagers rescue and…
By PBS NewsHour
This year’s death toll for migrants who perished in the Mediterranean is estimated to be at least 5,000, after 100 people went missing and believed dead in two shipwrecks Thursday near Italy, U.N. agencies announced Friday.
By Alison Thoet
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, two powerful earthquakes destroyed a 15th century church and hundreds of homes in the Italian town of Visso. Also, Libya’s navy reported that at least 90 people -- mostly African migrants -- drowned when their…
In our news wrap Tuesday, National Intelligence Director James Clapper voiced doubt that North Korea will ever give up its nuclear weapons. The State Department quickly disputed that notion and insisted the U.S. policy is both unchanged and realistic. Also,…
By Joshua Barajas
A search vessel has spotted “several main locations of the wreckage” from an EgyptAir airplane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month.
At least 880 migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the past week, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday.
Authorities on Friday said they found debris from EgyptAir Flight 804, which a day earlier plunged 38,000 feet into the Mediterranean Sea. Relatives of the 66 people on the plane mourned as harsh reality set in. Mystery still surrounds the…
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