ROME (Reuters) - Some 5,650 migrants on about 40 boats were rescued trying to reach Europe on Monday, one of the highest numbers in a single day, Italy's coast guard said.
ROME (Reuters) - Rescuers found one migrant dead and saved 354 on a fishing boat in rough seas near the southwestern shore of Italy, the coast guard said on Monday.
ROME (Reuters) - Rescuers plucked more than a thousand migrants from overcrowded boats near Libya on Wednesday morning, Italy's coast guard said, the most reported saved in a single day in three weeks.
ROME (Reuters) - Three Italian ships rescued 414 migrants from four boats in the Mediterranean sea on Tuesday, Italy's coast guard said, with four newborns and one young child among those saved.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian coast guard and navy vessels rescued nearly 1,400 migrants from boats and rubber dinghies in the southern Mediterranean on Tuesday, officials said, indicating numbers were rising as the weather warms up.