Refugees wait to disembark an Irish Navy ship in Catania, Italy, on June 16. Record numbers of desperate migrants are trying to cross the Mediterranean in flimsy boats organized by Libyan smugglers. The bulk of them – Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans – are fleeing from war.
Refugees wait to disembark an Irish Navy ship in Catania, Italy, on June 16. Record numbers of desperate migrants are trying to cross the Mediterranean in flimsy boats organized by Libyan smugglers. The bulk of them – Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans – are fleeing from war. Carmelo Imbesi The Associated Press
Refugees wait to disembark an Irish Navy ship in Catania, Italy, on June 16. Record numbers of desperate migrants are trying to cross the Mediterranean in flimsy boats organized by Libyan smugglers. The bulk of them – Syrians, Afghans and Eritreans – are fleeing from war. Carmelo Imbesi The Associated Press

Viewpoints

July 06, 2015 4:30 PM

Trudy Rubin: As tide of refugees grows, EU needs to rethink its policy

Suggested for you

Comments

Videos

Editor's Choice Videos