IOM says 60 missing feared drowned after boat sinks off Libya - Trend News Agency

Some 60 people are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after the dinghy they were on sank off the Libyan coast on Monday, PressTV reported. The dinghy set off with 140 to 150 passengers, including women, and started to sink five hours later ...

At Least 60 Migrants Went Missing in Shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea - Sputnik International

80 people managed to survive after the recent shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea, while other 60 migrants went missing, according to Flavio Di Giacomo, the spokesman of the International Organization of Migration (IOM). MOSCOW (Sputnik) — About 60 ...

Overwhelmed by migrants, Italy threatens to bar the door to rescue ships - Washington Post

BRUSSELS — More than 12,000 migrants have been rescued in the blue seas of the Mediterranean in the last four days, a spike that has some overwhelmed Italian policymakers threatening to partly bar their ports to rescue ships. The drastic step would in ...

Italy is running out of patience - Deutsche Welle

During the G-7 summit in Sicily, Donald Trump showed no interest in the refugee crisis. Now Italy is threatening to close its harbors to NGOs carrying refugees. The political pressure is becoming too great. Italien - Flüchtlingsboote - Mittelmeer ...

EU ready to help Italy in NGO dispute - EUobserver

The European Commission said it is willing to help draft disembarkation guidance rules following threats from Italy to prevent NGOs offloading rescued migrants at its ports. Speaking to reporters in Brussels on Thursday (29 June), EU commission ...

Burden sharing - Financial Times

Italy has been fed up for a long time with the lack of help from fellow EU countries in dealing with the migration crisis in the central Mediterranean. But this week, it's safe to say Rome's frustration boiled over. The centre-left government led by ...