Tag Archives: Mediterranean


Italian coastguards spot bodies of 13 women migrants in Mediterranean

10 October, 2019 1:54 am 1:54 am

LAMPEDUSA, Italy (Reuters) – Italian coastguards retrieved the bodies of 13 women who drowned after a crowded migrant boat capsized in Mediterranean in bad weather as rescue craft approached it off the coast of Lampedusa, local authorities said on Monday. The coastguard said 13 men and nine women survived the sinking of the boat, which … Read More


Scores of migrants feared drowned in Libya shipwreck

07 July, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

LIBYA (Web Desk) – At least 115 people are feared drowned after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, a navy official says. Gen Ayoub Kacem said 134 people were rescued and a body recovered. The boat was carrying some 250 people from a number of African and Arab countries when it … Read More

Archeologists find Neolithic remains in Nile Delta

09 September, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Archaeologists in Egypt say they have found one of the oldest-known villages in the Nile Delta dating back to the Neolithic era. A joint Egyptian and French mission discovered several storage silos containing large quantities of animal and plant remains, as well as pottery and stone tools, the antiquities ministry said in … Read More

Spanish prime minister promises to back dialogue in Venezuela

08 August, 2018 9:23 am 9:23 am

LIMA (Reuters) – Pedro Sanchez, speaking on his first tour of Latin America since becoming Spain’s prime minister in June, promised to support any effort to use dialogue in Venezuela to end an economic and political crisis that he said had deeply worried him. Sanchez kicked off his four-nation Latin American trip on Monday in … Read More