Middle East

18 dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey: state news agency

Following an uneventful night, Dominique "Mimmo" Vella, 45, of Malta, a member of the search and rescue team from MOAS, Migrant Offshore Aid Station, a Malta-based organization, aimed to rescue migrants on sea, uses his binoculars to scan the sea as he stands on the deck of the rescue vessel patrolling between the eastern Greek Island of Agathonisi and Turkish shores, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)





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