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,...

The Greek government has chartered a cruise ship to help ease the situation on the island of Kos which has been overwhelmed with migrants and asylum seekers this summer. [caption id="attachment_4110" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Migrants boarding the cruise ship Eleftherios Venizelos, which the Greek government has chartered...