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EgyptAir MS804: Wreckage found in Mediterranean sea

Jun 16, 2016

EgyptAir MS804: Wreckage found in Mediterranean sea

Egyptian military announced the finding of some personal belongings of the victims and small pieces of the plane wreckage in the Mediterranean Sea. #NewsTracker #missing #Mediterranean #wreckage #MS804 #EhyptAir
More than 10,000 migrant deaths recorded in the Mediterranean since 2014: UN

Jun 07, 2016

More than 10,000 migrant deaths recorded in the Mediterranean since 2014: UN

More than 10,000 migrant deaths have been recorded in the Mediterranean since 2014, according to the UN. #NewsTracker #Europe #UN #Deaths #Migrants #Mediterranean
More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

May 30, 2016

More than 700 migrants feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Germany #UN #Africa #Nigeria #children #Migrants #Mediterranean #Shipwrecks
EgyptAir jet vanishes after mid-air plunge over Mediterranean| Reuters

May 20, 2016

EgyptAir jet vanishes after mid-air plunge over Mediterranean| Reuters

An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean on Thursday in what Egypt said could have been a terrorist attack. #United States #White House #Barack Obama #Egypt #Civil Aviation Ministry #Greece #Cairo #Paris #Thomson Reuters #François Hollande #Mediterranean #Canadian #EgyptAir #Boeing jets
UN takes stock of migrant crisis; over 131,000 refugees have reached Europe in 2016

Mar 01, 2016

UN takes stock of migrant crisis; over 131,000 refugees have reached Europe in 2016

Out of a total of 131,724 people who have arrived on Europe's shores this year, 122,637 landed in Greece and most were fleeing the conflict in Syria, the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) said. #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Greece #Mediterranean #UNHCR #Macedonia #EU Migrant Crisis
Strong 6.1 quake hits the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain, says USGS

Jan 25, 2016

Strong 6.1 quake hits the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain, says USGS

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck early on Monday in the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain, the US Geological Survey said. #World #NewsTracker #earthquake #Morocco #Mediterranean #USGS #Al Hoceima
Only new refugees to benefit from EU quotas in migrant crisis - draft | Reuters

May 27, 2015

Only new refugees to benefit from EU quotas in migrant crisis - draft | Reuters

BRUSSELS The European Union will consider new refugees reaching Italy and Greece in its migrant quotas, not those already in camps, according to a proposal seen by Reuters to be presented on Wednesday, a concession to EU governments against the plan. #France #Greece #Italy #editing #Mediterranean #Responsibility #Commission #middle #ukraine-britain
900 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Libya: Captain, crew member arrested

Apr 21, 2015

900 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Libya: Captain, crew member arrested

Captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 migrants are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya. #Libya #NewsTracker #Greece #European Union #Migrants #Mediterranean #Boat #EU leaders
Boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsize, 600 feared dead

Apr 19, 2015

Boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsize, 600 feared dead

Seven hundred people are feared to have drowned when a fishing boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsized off Libya, the UN's refugee agency said, in what could be the deadliest Mediterranean migrant disaster yet. #Libya #NewsTracker #Europe #UN #Italy #Mediterranean #UNHCR #Maltese
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