Nearly 900 migrants rescued off Libya arrive in Italy
Sicily on Monday welcomed nearly 900 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Libya in the past few days, with many expressing relief at having escaped the "Libyan hell".
African Union to bring 20,000 migrants home from Libya
The African Union has upped its goal to repatriate stranded migrants from Libya, saying in a statement that it aims to bring 20,000 Africans home in the next six weeks.
More than 40 million modern-day slaves
The revelation that migrants are being sold as slaves in Libya is not an isolated case: more than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016.
Almost 90 missing, at least 8 dead in Libya migrant shipwreck
At least eight migrants drowned and almost 90 others went missing after a shipwreck off Libya, a local official citing survivors who had clung onto the sinking vessel for days said Thursday.
Migrant rescue boat heading to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean
A German humanitarian rescue ship is heading to the aid of a vessel run by a group of far-right activists, who are at sea to disrupt the work of charity boats helping migrants in the Mediterranean.
262 more Nigerians return from Libya
Two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians voluntarily returned home from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya.
Texas truck deaths show smugglers' 'brutality': US security chief
The head of US homeland security says the deaths of nine people inside an overheated truck packed with migrants in Texas shows the "brutality" of smugglers.
35 migrants feared drowned off Libya
Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank on Saturday off the Libyan coast, the coastguard said.