Volunteers, aid workers from the Libya Red Crescent, and Zuwarans moved into action by the unfolding tragedy, have recovered 116 bodies from a stretch of coast west of the town right up to the Tunisian border in the past days. [caption id="attachment_4383" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The bodies of...

Around 4,400 people were rescued outside Libyan territorial waters within 24 hours between Saturday and Sunday, in one of the busiest days in the Mediterranean this year. [caption id="attachment_4274" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A rescue operation on Saturday coordinated by the Italian navy. Photo: Italian Navy[/caption] In a statement on Sunday,...