Aircraft with 118 people on board was hijacked by men claiming to have hand grenades who threatened to blow it up.
by Alia Chughtai
Humanitarian crises01 Jan 2015 11:19 GMT
Wintry weather digs right across the Mediterranean into Tunisia and Libya.
Politics17 Nov 2014 05:27 GMT
Carl Gustaf sent cable of congratulations to Mahmoud Abbas on anniversary of unilateral independence declaration.
Human Rights26 Sep 2014 07:33 GMT
More than 300 Syrian refugees rescued by a cruise liner finally disembarked in Cyprus after hours of negotiations.
War & Conflict18 Sep 2014 12:04 GMT
Fatih Akin's film on tragic events of 1915 is no great cinematic oeuvre but marks turning point in T
Europe18 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
Survivors of shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea provide witness accounts after incident in which 500 migrants perished.
Politics23 Aug 2014 19:04 GMT
At least 20 bodies recovered and 170 missing after boat carrying migrants from Africa capsizes at sea off Tripoli.
Libya04 Aug 2014 11:17 GMT
HMS Enterprise picks up 110 people, most UK nationals, from Tripoli amid worsening security in capital and other cities.
Politics25 Jul 2014 14:24 GMT
The complex and multi-sided battle between rebel groups has dampened the prospects for Western intervention.
Politics07 Jun 2014 14:28 GMT
Over a thousand people rescued off the island of Lampedusa in the second such operation in two days.
Politics21 May 2014 11:36 GMT
EU politicians are using the issue of immigration for political gains at the upcoming EU elections.
Jan Douwe Keulen
Europe18 May 2014 12:03 GMT
Malta's detention of asylum seekers is part and parcel of the racist and anti-immigrant frenzy now sweeping Europe.
Inside Story12 May 2014 22:35 GMT
More and more people die as they try to reach countries that offer hope of a better life.
Politics11 May 2014 16:14 GMT
Interior Ministry official says at least 40 dead after boat carrying migrants capsized in waters east of Tripoli.
Politics11 May 2014 06:29 GMT
Interior minister says Tripoli will allow migrants to "flood" Europe if it does not help Libya combat illegal entries.
Politics24 Apr 2014 08:47 GMT
Europe can no longer portray itself as a bastion of humanitarian values if it doesn't address the issue of migration.
by Hamid Dabashi
by Jan Douwe Keulen
by Belen Fernandez
by Menelaos Tzafalias
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