Aid Agencies: 2016 Sets New Record of More Than 5,000 Migrants Drowned in Mediterranean
Aid agencies reported that a record of over 5,000 migrants have drowned at sea this year while trying to reach Europe. This number is an "alarming increase" from 2015 when the Mediterranean became the grave yard for 3,800 migrants, the...
18 Refugees, Including Six Children, Drown off the Turkish Coast
Eighteen people lost their lives on Thursday when a boat transporting migrants and refugees to Greece, capsized off the Turkish coast, Greek media reports. Among the 18 casualties, there were six children. The boat was reportedly heading for the Greek island...