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A boat transporting migrants arrives in the port of Messina after a rescue operation at see on April 18, 2015 in Sicily. (AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
April 19, 2015 - 19:46 GMT
In the past week alone, more than 13,000 migrants from war zones in Africa and the Middle East have been rescued attempting to reach Europe.
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday. (Screenshot)
April 19, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.
The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 11,000 migrants from North Africa in the past six days, with hundreds more expected. (Image: AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
April 19, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
Over 700 are missing and feared dead, 28 rescued in the latest deadly sea accident involving migrants from North Africa.
The group of migrants, prior to departure from Libya, suffered burn injuries from a gas cylinder explosion then were forced aboard a smuggler's boat without medical treatment.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:29 GMT
The group of migrants, prior to departure from Libya, suffered burn injuries from a gas cylinder explosion then were forced aboard a smuggler's boat without medical treatment.
Tunisians gather in a rally against extremism outside Tunis' Bardo Museum, after a Daesh-claimed attack on the site in March left 23 people dead.  (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
April 18, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Tunisia, the origin of 2,000 to 3,000 foreign militants in extremist groups, has launched a campaign against militant hopefuls.
After a search and rescue operation, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday it has found no survivors from a migrant boat that capsized off Libya's coast. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
After a search and rescue operation, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday it has found no survivors from a migrant boat that capsized off Libya's coast.
If confirmed, the shocking number of missing in Sunday's shipwreck would represent the worst migrant boat disaster off the Italian coast since 2013, when 366 migrants perished in a wreck just off the Italian island Lampedusa. (AFP/File)
April 15, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
400 people are still missing after a migrant boat with 550 aboard capsized Sunday, while nine bodies have been recovered and 144 survivors counted.
About 400 migrants are feared to have drowned after a boat capzied off the coast of Libya, BBC reported Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 14, 2015 - 19:41 GMT
About 400 migrants are feared to have drowned after a boat capzied off the coast of Libya, BBC reported Tuesday.
Algerian Minister for Africa and Maghreb Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, (L) speaks with United Nations Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Bernardino Leon, as they take part in talks between Libya's rival factions, hosted in the Algerian capital, Algiers on April 13, 2015. (AFP/Farouk Batiche)
April 14, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
In a second round of peace talks, the UN strongly encouraged Libya's rival parties to form a national unity government.
Bullet holes from Thursday's attack at the South Korean embassy. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 13, 2015 - 06:21 GMT
Within a day after the fatal attack on the South Korean embassy in Tripoli, a bomb exploded near the gate of the Moroccan embassy.
A picture of the South Korean embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday after gunmen opened fire and killed two guards. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 12, 2015 - 13:39 GMT
Gunmen killed two guards and injured another after they attacked the South Korean embassy in Libya's capital Sunday.