Italy leads rescue of more than 6,000 migrants off Libyan coast

Italy leads rescue of more than 6,000 migrants off Libyan coast

Italy’s coastguard said nine corpses were recovered in operations in which 6,055 people were rescued off Libya Monday, three years to the day after 366 people died in the sinking that first alerted the world to the Mediterranean migrant crisis. In a poignant reminder of the ongoing drama being played out on Europe ‘s southern […]

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

  Rescuers worked into the early hours of Thursday in a desperate search for survivors after a powerful earthquake shook central Italy, leaving at least 159 people dead and devastating several mountain villages. With 368 people injured, some critically, and an unknown number trapped under rubble, the death toll from Wednesday’s pre-dawn quake was expected […]