This weekend, the Italian coastguard reported 5,800 more migrants attempting to cross into the country on flimsy boats. The number of migrants rescued was reportedly one of the highest amount in years, which is due to extreme circumstances in their homelands. Show More Summary
ON ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY: Moving and Shaking: Dead Sea Scrolls, Yom HaAtzmaut and The Women’s Guild (Ryan Torok/Tess Cutler, Jewish Journal ).Blue tablecloths decorated tables, Israeli music played, and Hebrew-speaking security personnel...Show More Summary
A series of deadly shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea has claimed the lives of hundreds of migrants who tried to reach Europe from North Africa in the past weeks. The recurring tragedies and the slow reaction of global power brokers...Show More Summary
This past Saturday morning I was listening to the radio when yet another story about the tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea that resulted in over 700 dead came on. I immediately thought: I can't take this anymore. A week after the tragedy,...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's border agency Frontex is to send its ships further into the Mediterranean Sea in response to a deadly exodus of migrants leaving Libya. EU migration spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said Friday that the...Show More Summary
Hundreds of migrants have perished trying to make the trek through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year. Just days ago, over 700 hundred are feared dead in a sunken boat disater off the coast of Libya. Near the Greek Island of the Rhodes, rescued efforts continued, as boats carrying migrants crashed into rocks. Show More Summary
Something's troubling the seas for Johnny Depp in this photo! Much to the delight of patient fans everywhere, producer Jerry Bruckheimer released the first image of Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The fifth installment of the franchise had been put on hold back in March when the 51-year-old [...]
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council expressed grave concern on Tuesday at the growth in people smuggling in the Mediterranean Sea and deplored Sunday's deadly shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe that may have killed as many as 900 people.
When a “messenger from the sea god’s palace” shows up dead on a beach, the Japanese listen because it is believed to be a harbinger of earthquakes. That message was delivered to New Zealand’s South Island last week when an oarfish, the mythical Japanese messenger, washed ashore....
An estimated 700 migrants drowned to death after a ship taking them to Europe from Libya capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday night. Rescuers led by the Italian Coast Guard are still searching for bodies and the death count is expected to rise. Show More Summary
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the Mediterranean, where more than 1,000 migrants are feared dead after several boats capsized.
European foreign ministers were meeting in Luxembourg on Monday to find a response to the deaths of thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea as 24 corpses from the latest and most deadly sinking were brought to the island of Malta.
So many lives to save, so little resources. Around 700 people are believed to have drowned last night after a large boat capsized off the tiny island of Lampedusa. In the previous weekedn, the Italian coastguard had rescued nearly 6,000 migrants that were trying to reach the coast of Sicily, [...]
Some 700 African migrants are feared dead on Sunday, after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea. Declared an emergency at around midnight, the ship is believed to have started capsizing when migrants aboard all moved to one side of the ship, as a merchant vessel approached. Only twenty-eight people [...]Show More Summary
It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
Scores of people are believed to have died after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the coast of Libya. According to Reuters, as many as 700 people are feared dead following the boat tragedy. The boat is estimated to have carried at least 800 migrants in its several decks. Show More Summary
Times of Malta says only 28 people rescued after vessel goes down off Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea.
Religion involved for first time in common yet deadly sea crossings from Africa to Italy. Fifteen Muslim migrants face charges of murder fueled by religious hatred after allegedly throwing a dozen Christian migrants overboard this week...Show More Summary
Dont let the visuals of Why Am I Dead At Sea fool you. There’s something sinister going oh here—you just have to find out what it is. Read more...
ASOR BLOG: Zodiac Calendars and Angelic Teaching in the Dead Sea Scrolls (Helen R. Jacobus).Nothing in these manuscripts indicates they are part of mythological books. When reconstructed it can be seen that they contain real astronomical calendars, and actual mathematical material. But angels are at the forefront.