Boating accidents are a part of life in Norway's stormy northwest. But they don't have to be. An ambitious new project will see a "boat tunnel" connect two separate fjords, removing 8 million tons of rock and potentially saving lives.
Doctors Without Borders says "hostility" from Libya has forced it to suspend offshore rescues of boat migrants by its ship, Prudence. Libya recently told non-governmental groups to stay away.
A German rescue organization has been sent to assist a vessel operated by a group of anti-immigration Identitarians in the Mediterranean Sea. When the NGO arrived, however, the other ship refused assistance.
Italian authorities say they've seized a migrant rescue boat used by German NGO "Jugend Rettet" in the Mediterranean. It happened the same day Italy's parliament approved a naval mission to deter migrant arrivals.
Thousands of migrants have been embarking on a perilous journey to the Mediterranean - their fate is determined by refugee rescue ships and government policy in Europe. Who are the major players involved?
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