Europe Europe looks for solutions to drowning Mediterranean migrants

The death toll from Sunday's disaster off the coast of Libya was uncertain but is likely to be the highest in modern times among migrants trafficked across the Mediterranean. As many as 1,500 migrants have already died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year.

(AP Photo//Nikolas Nanev)

European Union foreign ministers met on Monday under pressure to produce more than words and save desperate migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, as bodies of the deadliest known wreck of its kind were brought ashore in Malta.