"The worst has already come to pass...Sea rescue missions have been criminalized," said Pia Kemp.
The Libyan coastguard has enjoyed all kind of support from European governments in exchange for preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores - even if such cooperation results in torture.
In an inflammatory rally, populist Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio of Italy blamed France for the migration of Africans to Europe and demanded that the European Union impose sanctions on the country.
"We saw the American flag, and we tried to reach them, but as we approached, they seemed to avoid us," one survivor said.
The Haifa port will come under control of the Shanghai International Port Group in 2021. Israeli critics are worried about potential security issues posed by China's presence.
Previously, the oldest direct evidence for cheese-making in the region dated to the beginning of the Bronze Age.
Amber has been valued for its color and natural beauty since ancient times.
The International Organization for Migration has said that 1,504 people have died this year, with more than half of those deaths occurring since June 1.
1,763 people drowned attempting to immigrate to Europe through the Mediterranean in 2017.
Buyan-M-class missile corvette Vyshny Volochyok was officially made part of the Black Sea Fleet and is headed off for global military drills.
Russian warships and submarines don't only target ISIS and other Syrian insurgents, but also provide a cover against NATO's southern flank in Europe.
An earthquake struck Lechaion somewhere between 50 and 125 A.D., and the majority of the ruins have since been buried beneath sediment.
As frightening as they are, real tsunamis do much less damage than storms—and they may be less common than scientists realized.
The Varshavyanka class are among the quietest in the world, according to the boasts of Russian state media.
In defending Syria's government, Russia honored an old alliance and gained a new, strategic victory over NATO.
Moscow has deployed at least two cruise-missile armed frigates and intel ships.
The Admiral Essen joins its sister vessel, which arrived after the U.S. strike on Syria.
The deployment would strongly boost Russia's capabilities near Aleppo.
The rescued migrants from Nigeria, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Bangladesh were taken to a Sicilian port for questioning.
One of the so-called black boxes was salvaged but in a damaged state.
ISIS fighters traveling without passports have started crossing Europe, a memo to Belgian police alleges.
Two aircraft carriers will be in Mediterranean as Washington seeks to balance Russia's military activities and accelerate its fight against ISIS.
Mered Medhanie is believed to have smuggled thousands of people from Africa into Europe.