A woman from Somalia gives birth to a baby girl on board a German navy ship after being rescued from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea.
Hundreds of African migrants plucked from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean continue their strenuous journey aboard a rescue vessel, finally reaching land in Italy where an uncertain future awaits them.
A newborn baby is among a group of migrants arriving in Italy after a rescue from a shipwreck in which 400 are feared to have lost their lives.
Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel have rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast. One hundred arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the evening.
(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
A spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says some 300 people are feared dead in the biggest migrant tragedy since the EU took over from Italy’s search and rescue mission.
A spokewoman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says a recent incident that resulted in the deaths of 29 African migrants trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean demonstrated once again that the European Union needed a “proper” solution to save more lives.