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Three years after Concordia sinking, body of Indian waiter found

Nov 04, 2014

Three years after Concordia sinking, body of Indian waiter found

The remains of Concordia's 31st victim, Sicilian passenger Maria Grazia Trecarichi, were found in August. #NewsTracker #Italy #Ship #Costa Concordia #Francesco Schettino #Mediterranean cruise #Shipping disasters
Almost 700 migrants feared dead after boats sinks off Malta coast

Sep 16, 2014

Almost 700 migrants feared dead after boats sinks off Malta coast

This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe the same number as died during all of last year. #Syria #Libya #Middle East #Africa #Italy #migration #Migrants #Malta #Sicily #Mediterranean Sea #migrant boats
Costa Concordia completes final voyage, heads for the scrap yard

Jul 28, 2014

Costa Concordia completes final voyage, heads for the scrap yard

The Costa Concordia, a huge floating hotel as long as three football pitches laid end to end with 13 passenger decks, was carrying some 4,000 passengers and crew when it went down shortly after the start of a Mediterranean cruise. #NewsTracker #Italy #Ship #Costa Concordia #Mediterranean cruise #Shipping disasters
Syrian forces take two villages near Lebanon

Mar 29, 2014

Syrian forces take two villages near Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces took control of two villages near the Lebanese border on Saturday after driving out rebels, state media said, helping President Bashar al-Assad secure the route connecting Damascus with Aleppo and the Mediterranean coast. #Lebanese #President #Mediterranean #Sunni Muslims #organisation #risking-further #route #destabilising #over-the-border
Live Obama gets top Congress support for Syria intervention

Sep 03, 2013

Live Obama gets top Congress support for Syria intervention

Russian radar detected two ballistic "objects" that were fired towards the eastern Mediterranean from the central part of the sea on Tuesday, state-run news agency RIA quoted the Defence Ministry as saying. #BreakingNow #Syria #Russia #East Mediterranean sea