Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Italy Rescues More Than 1,000 Migrants at Sea, 10 Drown

Italian authorities say ships from the coast guard, navy, and several cargo vessels rescued more than a thousand migrants from North Africa and the Mideast from the dangerous Mediterranean over the past two days. Officials said Wednesday one rubber boat carrying migrants overturned, drowning 10 people Tuesday, but more than 1,000 were rescued from seven other small boats and taken to Italian ports. The men, women, and children claimed to be from Syria, Libya, Tunisia, the Palestinian...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter