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Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week - NGOs 06:41 GMT

ROME (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday.  Full Article   |  Video

 
Nineteen people rescued from English Channel - coastguard Sunday, 29 May 2016 

LONDON (Reuters) - Nineteen people have been rescued from the English Channel after an inflatable boat they were in started taking on water, the British coastguard said on Sunday.  Full Article  

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New photo of Japanese hostage appears with message pleading for help 07:01 GMT 

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist being held hostage by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, after an apparent photograph of the man was posted on the internet.  Full Article  

 
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