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Libya Denies It Abandoned Migrants at Sea

Libya's coast guard is denying accusations by a Spanish aid group that it left two women and a child to die in the Mediterranean Sea.  Coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim on Tuesday said the service carries out rescues of Europe-bound migrants, "in accordance with international standards in saving lives at sea.'' He blamed human traffickers and "irresponsible, non-governmental groups" for any tragedies that occur at sea.  He said the Libyan coast...

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