Migrants sit on a overcrowded boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily. Around 1.000 migrants has been rescued in the last 24 hours by ships engaged in the " Mare Nostrum" operation.(AFP Photo / Marina Militare)
An average of eight migrants a day have died seeking safe haven in more affluent states over the past 14 years, a comprehensive new report reveals. The majority of them were attempting to travel to Europe.