Rappler's latest stories on Italy migrants
(UPDATED) An EU Commission spokeswoman says France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Portugal will join the Italian Roman Catholic church in caring for the migrants
'The migrants were transferred into a smaller inflatable boat which was overloaded, and 10 minutes later it sank,' says Mongi Slim, a Red Crescent official
'AFM Patrol Vessel P21 stopped the tanker from entering the Maltese territorial waters,' the Armed Forces of Malta says in a statement
Prosecutors confirms that Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused to allow more than 100 rescued Diciotti migrants off a coastguard ship in August
Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says that the NGO's boat had reached the migrants' vessel before Libyan coastguards inside Libya's rescue operation zone
Rome summons France's ambassador over Macron's comments and suggests a planned meeting between Macron and Italian President Giuseppe Conte in Paris on Friday could be cancelled unless Paris issues an 'official apology'
The most dangerous route is between Libya and Italy where the UN has recorded one death for every 47 arrivals this year
Italy may have to accommodate more migrants in 2016 than in 2015 Will they be able to manage?
The United Nations approves European seize and destroy military operations against smugglers
The increasing number of abandoned migrant ships point to a disturbing new tactic of traffickers to maximize profits of their ruthless trade
The high seas drama came days after Italy on Wednesday stopped another ship carrying hundreds of migrants drifting towards its shores
UPDATED Authorities will investigate how the migrants reportedly mainly from Syria came to be hidden on the Blue Sky M as it sailed to the Croatian port of Rijeka
Around 200 out of the around 400 passengers have been rescued
UPDATED Among the fatalities are a dozen children