We need more money, medical staff, volunteers, and translators. And we need more compassion so that men, women, and children stop dying on the water.
Russia’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that the Russian police uncovered 1,100 pounds of caviar in the back of a hearse that was pulled over for speeding.
VICE News journalist Milène Larsson joined 'On The Line' to discuss Europe’s migrant crisis, and her reporting for the “Europe or Die” series.
European Union naval forces now have broad powers to search and seize suspected smuggling ships, and arrest traffickers in international waters.
People were saved from unseaworthy vessels in 22 separate operations as smugglers took advantage of ideal conditions to launch more boats than usual.
Italian navy rescuers pulled 320 migrants from a smuggling boat on the Mediterranean, but they say at least 40 people suffocated to death on the sinking vessel.
The really old meat had been frozen, thawed, and refrozen again during its trek from places like Brazil and India through neighboring countries and into the bellies of unsuspecting consumers.
Spanish police told VICE News the video shows packages of marijuana being unloaded in southern Spain, and said the situation on that stretch of coast is "out of control."
The first phase of the plan to dismantle Mediterranean migrant trafficking networks begins next week, but later phases still require approval from Libya and the UN Security Council.
EU foreign and defense ministers agreed on a plan to start a naval mission against the people smugglers in Libya. This plan, however, will also hinge on UN approval.