Around 900 migrants were rescued from their boats in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, while hundreds more were taken to Sicily, in Italy. Advertisements
At least four migrants have died, and a further 34 were rescued, after the boat they were travelling in sunk off the coast of Morocco.
At least 29 people are believed to have died, and a further 150 rescued, after a boat carrying migrants capsized, off the coast of Egypt.
Some 1,725 migrants have reportedly been pulled to safety by rescuers, in the Mediterranean, on Thursday.
Around 6,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, off the coast of Libya, following a major operation by the Italian coastguard.
More than 1,100 migrants have been rescued, and 17 dead bodies recovered, following several operations in the Mediterranean.
At least four migrants have been found dead, and a further 945 migrants have been rescued, in the Mediterranean.
Around 4,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, from dozens of small boats, by the Italian navy and coastguard, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the course of Thursday.
[Opinion] As Slovenia announced its plans to begin erecting barriers to control migrants, it joined Hungary in the increasing number of European states that seem to believe that wire fencing fixes the migrant crisis.