As many as 4,400 migrants have been rescued, in an operation organised by the Italian Navy, off the coast of Libya.
At least 13 migrants have been discovered dead by rescuers, on a boat off the coast of Libya, with more than 500 other migrants aboard.
At least 414 migrants, including four newborns and a young child, have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea, by three Italian coastguard vessels.
Over 3,700 migrants have been rescued from overcrowded and unsafe vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, in the last two days.
Italian coastguard officials have reportedly rescued 3,600 migrants within two days, despite conditions on the Mediterranean Sea seen as perfect for crossing.
As many as 6,800 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in an ongoing operation, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian Navy ship.
At least 217 migrants have been rescued, by a French patrol vessel, from three small boats that ran into trouble off the coast of Libya, in the Mediterranean Sea.
A boat carrying migrants has capsized off the coast of Libya, causing as many as 700 migrants to be feared dead, with just 28 rescued.
At least 10 migrants from North Africa have been rescued after their vessel capsized in the Mediterranean, while as many as a thousands migrants were rescued from seven vessels in a day.
The Italian coastguard has began a major rescue operation to rescue at least 1’000 migrants that are stranded in the Mediterranean Sea, after running into difficulty at sea.