Mediterranean Sea

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Illegal migration to europe: Desperate trips on deadly routes

Kabir Matubbar (not his real name) took an illegal route to Italy from Bangladesh in 2015. The trip included a daring boat journey in the Mediterranean Sea from Libya.

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Voyage to Europe: 64 stranded Bangladeshis agree to return home

The 64 Bangladeshi migrants who have been stranded in the Mediterranean Sea off Tunisian coast of Zarzis for 17 days have finally agreed to return home.

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

64 Bangladeshi Migrants: Still stranded in Mediterranean

Bangladesh Ambassador to Libya Sheikh Sekander Ali made a journey on the Mediterranean Sea, around 10 kilometres off the Tunisian coast of Zarzis, to convince 64 Bangladeshi migrants to return to Bangladesh.

May 11, 2019
May 11, 2019

65 migrants drown off Tunisia coast

At least 65 migrants drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency UNHCR says.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fire cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly bombing missions from an airbase in Iran.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Voice recorder from crashed EgyptAir flight found

The cockpit voice recorder from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 is found by search teams who were forced to salvage the device over several stages as it was damaged, the Egyptian investigation committee says.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Mouhamad’s journey

Mouhamad, a 40-year-old dentist and poet, lived in Aleppo, Syria, for many years.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Hundreds rescued as migrant boat sinks

About 340 migrants are rescued and four bodies are pulled from the sea after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, Greek officials say. Others are thought to be missing from the boat which was found in international waters, 75 nautical miles south of the Greek island of Crete.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

EgyptAir black box signal detected: French investigators

Investigators have detected a signal from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which plunged into the Mediterranean in an unexplained crash last month, France's aviation accident bureau says.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

First images of EgyptAir debris released

The Egyptian military releases images of life vests and other items found during the search for missing EgyptAir flight MS804.