Pope demands protection for migrants as sea rescue continues - Fresno Bee

Pope Francis is demanding that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees as he marks the church's World Day of Migrants a day after the latest Mediterranean migrant shipwreck. Italy's coast guard says only four people survived the ...

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast - thejournal.ie

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route. 19 minutes ago 514 Views 2 Comments · Share Tweet Email. Europe Migrants Migrants being rescued from a rubber boat off the Libyan coast ...

Migrants - 98 refugees feared drowned after another boat wreck between Libya and Italy - Blasting News

#Migrants on a boat thought to be travelling across the Mediterranean from #Libya to #italy have died with as many as 98 feared dead. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Saturday, as many as 110 people were on board the ...

Eight Bodies Recovered, Scores Missing in Shipwreck off Libya Coast - Latin American Herald Tribune

ROME – A barge with almost 100 immigrants aboard sank off the coast of Libya, of whom eight bodies have been recovered, four passengers were rescued alive and the remainder has gone missing, officials of the Italian Coast Guard told EFE on Saturday.

100 migrants missing as boat sinks - Radio New Zealand

About 100 migrant passengers are missing in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. Migrants are rescued from a boat off the Libyan coast in December 2016. About 100 people are now missing after the boat they were on sank.

Nigeria among four African countries with 25800 unaccompanied children that arrived Italy in 2016 by sea – UNICEF - The Eagle Online

No fewer than 25,800 unaccompanied or separated children mainly from four African countries: Egypt, Eritrea, Nigeria and the Gambia, arrived Italy by sea in 2016, the UN Children's Fund says. Lucio Melandri, the Senior Emergency Manager at UNICEF, said ...