Dream-chasing Nigerians perish in the Mediterranean and the Sahara
Nigerians seeking a better life in Europe en-route Lybia have continued to die in their attempt to reach the promised land while thousands ended up been deported. In 2017, Nigeria was ranked highest among countries with irregular migrants in the world through the Agadez route.
Young Tunisians still inclined to migrate to Europe
The economic situation in Tunisia drives people to cross the Mediterranean despite the dangers. Thousands see flight as the only option to escape their woes at home.
'Not my problem': 600 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta bicker
A migrant rescue boat carrying 600 people is stranded in the Mediterranean as Italy and Malta fight over who is responsible for their wellbeing.
Senate probes death of Nigerian girls in the Mediterranean
Senate probes death of Nigerian girls in the Mediterranean.
Russia fires missiles at Islamic State targets
Russia fires cruise missiles from the Mediterranean to hit I.S. targets in Syria, according to the Russian Defence Ministry.
Libya: 74 dead refugees wash ashore in Zawiya
The bodies of 74 refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe have washed up on the coast of western Libya. Aid agencies believe smugglers may have abandoned them at sea.
Egypt finds human remains from plane crash at sea
Egypt said that its navy had found human remains of passengers floating in the Mediterranean, confirmation that an EgyptAir jet plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.
Trump: EgyptAir flight was 'blown out of the sky'
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean was "blown out of the sky" and criticizes Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's reaction to the incident.