According to an International Organization for Migration spokeswoman, the migrants returned to Libya included nine children and 43 children.
Women, men, and children held in nightmarish detention centers in Libya face an even greater risk to life and limb as rival factions escalate their fight for the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
Western observers consider Russia's role in Egypt, Libya and Syria as a challenge to NATO, which tried to overthrow leaders in all three Mediterranean states.
The proposal, he said, would be a more humanitarian option for the European Union.
A shocking investigation has revealed how men are sold for manual labor in the North African country.
Two adult women, two girls and a young boy are among the dead after the militia attack.
According to Saif al-Islam Gaddaf's lawyer, the man once tipped to rule Libya is free.
Moscow has deployed at least two cruise-missile armed frigates and intel ships.
The country faces massive economic, political and security challenges.
Pro-government fighters rescued two Turks, two Indians and one Bangladeshi.
The Libyan city is ISIS's most important stronghold in the country.
The radical Islamists have lost a town east of Sirte as pro-government forces advance from the west.
The young American speaks of seeing severed heads on spikes and suicide bombs in Syria.
Amid the celebrations in Derna, schools are reopening and people are returning to work.
As many as 70 Dutch children are believed to be inside the extremist group's caliphate.
Local residents who fled the city say the group are seizing farms to help their financial accounts.
The Libya to Italy route is long and dangerous, but it may soon be the only option.
But other rebels say they won't be so welcoming to the new regime.