Mediterranean shipwreck

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

EgyptAir crash: Second black box 'recovered'

The flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea last month is retrieved, Egyptian investigators say. The news comes a day after search teams recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of Flight MS804.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

The UN refugee agency says it feared around 500 migrants from Africa had drowned in the Mediterranean after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.