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...

An average of two children died every day in the Mediterranean since the picture of two-year-old Alan Kurdi, washed up on a Turkish beach resort, created a shockwave around the globe. [caption id="attachment_5448" align="alignnone" width="800"] One of the lucky ones: a small Syrian boy who was rescued on January...