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Libya grapples with migration crisis

For many migrants, the ocean is the last leg of their trip to Europe, a harrowing journey across treacherous borders.

Libya's lawlessness and migrant crisis

A new European Union policy on migration is now in place, but the turmoil in Libya makes it difficult to enforce.

Shocked By Drowned Migrants, Europe Restores Rescue Mission

Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year's level. Critics called it...Show More Summary

E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants

E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week

Libya: The gateway for a better life in Europe

Seeing the hazardous journey across the Mediterranean as their only hope, thousands of Africans come to war-torn Libya.

Italy calls on EU and UN to help halt flow of migrants

Italian PM urges measures to prevent migrants living south of Libya from leaving their countries in the first place.

Anti-ISIL rally turns violent in Ethiopia

Rally over deaths in Libya gains anti-authority momentum with protesters throwing stones at police, prompting crackdown.

Three asylum-seekers who left Israel were killed by ISIS in Libya

"It’s a shame [ISIS] doesn’t catch them before they reach Israel" was one of many racist responses in Israel to news that 3 asylum seekers who left Israel so as not to be detained were killed by ISIS in Libya

Managing Europe's Migration Crisis

The capsizing of a vessel holding roughly 700 migrants bound for Italy from Libya marks the single largest loss of life since 2011, when the current wave of crossings began. Unfortunately, it is neither the first nor last tragedy of its kind. Show More Summary

Ethiopia mourns its Christian nationals killed by ISIL

Three days of mourning begin after video appears to show ISIL group in Libya shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopians.

Migrant boat captain charged with multiple manslaughter

Italian prosecutors say captain and first mate of migrant vessel that capsized off Libya coast to face justice in Italy.

ISIL’s Libya Affiliate Murders 30 Ethiopian Christians

By EurActiv | – A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday (19 April) appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians…

Egypt’s Al Azhar condemns Ethiopia Christians killings

The Cairo-based top Muslim body Al-Azhar on Monday condemned the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya by ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria). ISIS released a 29-minute video on Sunday purportedly showing the executions, with one group of men being beheaded by masked militants on a beach and another group being […]

EU searches for ways to stem tide of migrant "death voyages"

Rescuers respond to two new migrant emergencies off Libya and one near Greece after weekend disaster that left 700 feared dead

Ethiopia lawmakers to weigh possible response to ISIS killings

Three days of mourning declared after video shows Ethiopian Christians held captive in Libya being shot or beheaded by militants

Libya condemns killing of Ethiopian Christians by ISIL

Foreign minister of UN-recognised government, Muhammad Dayri, calls on UN to supply arms to tackle armed group.

Q&A: Pressure builds on Libya's displaced

Hundreds of thousands of people uprooted by ongoing clashes in Libya face a precarious future.

An interview with Libya's ambassador to the United Nations

Civil war-torn Libya is rapidly approaching the status of a failed state -- and providing a haven for transnational terror and criminal organizations. The leader of Ansar Al-Shari'a, the largest jihadist group in Libya, has pledged allegiance to ISIS. Show More Summary

Hundreds 'locked in hold' of boat capsized off Libya

Reports that "hundreds" of migrants had been locked in hold of doomed vessel, as calls for action on smuggling mount.

New ISIS video allegedly shows mass execution of Ethiopian Christians

ISIS released a new video claiming to show the mass execution of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The terror group is growing in influence in North Africa. Alex Ortiz reports from Cairo.

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