The U.N.'s refugee agency said if more than 800 are dead as it believes, it would be the worst disaster in the Mediterranean it has ever recorded.
Survivors have told rescuers there were up to 950 migrants aboard the doomed smuggling vessel.
MOAS has teamed up with Medecins Sans Frontieres for the Phoennix's next voyage.
The Saudi-led airstrike coalition campaign in Yemen is ending after nearly a month of pounding Iran-allied Houthi rebels, according to a statement.
The solar powered plane landed in eastern China, completing the sixth leg of its voyage around the world.
The captain blamed for the drowning of hundreds of migrants was taken away by Italian police after arriving in Sicily - arrested on suspicion of multiple homicide.
An American aircraft carrier and guided missile cruiser are safely to the northeast, U.S. officials say.
Authorities in East Africa are cracking down on a rising wave of violence against albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic.
Former President Bill Clinton talks about Iran and nuclear weapons while speaking to a group in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.
About 400 experts will participate in a major cyber drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to bolster its anti-hacking abilities.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks about the Obama administration's policy shift toward Cuba Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Abdirahman Mohamud told a high-school buddy he was on vacation. But investigators say he traveled to Turkey to join an al Qaeda affiliate.
The latest wave of anti-immigrant attacks began almost three weeks ago in parts of the coastal city of Durban and quickly spread to Johannesburg.
London's Hyde Park echoed to the sound gunfire to celebrate Queen's birthday. The monarch is spending the day quietly with family at Windsor Castle.
Oskar Groening, a 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz, went on trial in Germany on Tuesday.
Winds of up to 85 mph, torrential rain battered Australia's east coast, killing at least three people and cutting power to more than 200,000 homes.
93-year-old former guard accused of being accessory to the murder of 300,000 people in Auschwitz between May and June 1944.
Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in jail Tuesday on charges relating to the deaths of protesters.
With accused locked inside soundproof glass cage, judge Ahmed Youssef read the sentences imposed on Mohammed Morsi and fellow defendants.
The seven car Maglev — short for magnetic levitation — beat the 366 mph record it set last week.
An American man has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced to 18 years in jail.
In passing sentence, three-judge panel said it was lenient toward 19-year-old Mack because she recently gave birth to a baby.
Six Minnesota men have been charged with plotting to go to Syria and help ISIS, federal authorities announced on Monday.
Japan Railway's magnetic levitation train touched 603kph (374mph) on a test track near Mount Fuji. Commercial operating speed will be set at 313mph.
Tommy Schaefer convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in an abandoned suitcase on island of Bali.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him.
Phil Rudd admitted making threats and possessing drugs. Outside the New Zealand court his lawyer Craig Tuck said sentence hearing will be in June.
An Iranian convoy, escorted by warships from the Iranian military and Revolutionary Guard forces, appears headed for Yemen, officials said.
The captain of a ship that capsized off Libya, killing 900 migrants, was charged with reckless multiple homicide. A crew member was also arrested.
Hundreds of migrants have been lost at sea in the past weeks as more and more refugees fleeing conflicts in Libya and Syria seek asylum in Europe.