EU tourist hotspots urge Germans to keep vacation plans
Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas is to hold a conference with his Mediterranean counterparts to discuss plans for the summer tourism season. Countries like Greece and Croatia have weathered the pandemic relatively well.
Ocean Viking saves 182 people in distress on Mediterranean
In one day, sea rescue vessel Ocean Viking received distress calls to come to the aid of two boats carrying displaced people across the Mediterranean. DW reporter Miodrag Soric witnessed the rescue operations firsthand.
Morocco rescues 242 migrants in Mediterranean
The migrants were plucked from several inflatable boats in the Strait of Gibraltar and returned to Morocco. The rescue came a day one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean this year.
Italy seizes 6 tons of hashish from sailboat near Sicily
Europe's Mediterranean nations have been cooperating to fight hashish being smuggled in from Morocco. This is the fifth bust since last summer.
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.
France's Pelagos sanctuary, a haven for whales and dolphins
It's a stretch of the Mediterranean, almost as big as Portugal, where humans and marine life co-exist underwater.
Senate probes death of Nigerian girls in the Mediterranean
Senate probes death of Nigerian girls in the Mediterranean.
Over 20 migrants die as thousands rescued off Libya
Over 20 bodies have washed up on the Libyan coast as thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean.