More than 2,800 migrants have died in the Mediterranean this year as of June 19, a sharp increase compared to last year at this time, when about 1,800 deaths were reported during the same period.The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports 1,020 more fatalities than last year’s...

The remains of 34 migrants were discovered near the Algeria-Niger border, raising the total number of recorded deaths and disappearances in Africa this year to 471, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).[caption id="attachment_5895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nigerian returnees from Algeria at an IOM Transit Center...