A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 26, 2015 1:01 PM

32 0

Italy's coast guard says some 50 bodies have been found in the hull of a migrant boat that was rescued off Libya's northern coast. Coast guard Lt. Claudio Bernetti said the Swedish ship Poseiden, part of the European Union's Mediterranean operation, also rescued 439 surviving migrants from the ship. The rescue was one of 10 requests for assistance as Libya-based smugglers take advantage of calm seas to send boats overloaded with migrants to Europe.

Clambering over the razor-wire border fence or crawling under it, migrants surged across the Serbian border into Hungary, trying to evade border police and head to more prosperous European Union nations. By early Wednesday morning, 1,302 migrants had already been detained at Hungary's southern borde...

Read more

To category page