Gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli, killing at least eight people – five foreigners and three security guards.
Sierra Leone-flagged vessel Ezadeen, which was carrying 450 migrants, has been towed back to Italy after being abandoned by crew, the second vessel to do so in just four days.
A large ferry travelling between Greece and Italy has caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, with at least 466 people on board.
Two merchant vessels, one registered to Turkey and the other Belize, have collided during stormy conditions in the Adriatic Sea, leaving three seamen missing.
Two Italian Tornado fighter jets have collided in mid-air during a training exercise in the South European country’s central Marche region. The four servicemen in the aircraft are still missing.