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Aid groups cut death toll from migrant shipwreck off Libya

Five migrants are believed to have died when a rubber boat sank off the coast of Libya on Tuesday, aid groups said on Friday, adding that reports earlier this week that...

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IOM expects to fly up to 10,000 migrants out of Libya in 2017

Up to 10,000 migrants stranded in Libya will be flown back to their home countries this year, but the returns can only play a limited role in tackling migrant flows...

1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy

1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy 

Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats, Doctors Without...

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Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy

Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats, Doctors Without...

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More Nigerian migrants ‘deported’ from Libya 

More than 150 Nigerians, some of them in tears, broke out in song as they touched down on home soil, after months stuck in Libya waiting to try to get to Europe. The...

migrants from the Nigeria wait at Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport

Another batch of 159 Nigerian migrants return from Libya

Libyan authorities on Thursday flew home 159 Nigerian migrants stranded after failing to reach Europe, in the second such voluntary repatriation operation this week....

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Nigerian migrants flown home from Libya

Libyan authorities on Thursday flew home 159 Nigerian migrants stranded after failing to reach Europe, in the second such voluntary repatriation operation this week....

Seven missing after Turkish cargo vessel sinks off Libya

Seven missing after Turkish cargo vessel sinks off Libya

Seven crew members are missing after a Turkish cargo vessel sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday in bad weather, a coastguard official said. The ship, a dry bulk vessel...

Owners say worst over for dry bulk shipping, but recovery still fragile

Seven missing after Turkish cargo vessel sinks off Libya – coastguard

Seven crew members are missing after a Turkish cargo vessel sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday in bad weather, a coastguard official said. The ship, a dry bulk vessel...

Smugglers kill 22 African migrants on Libya beach

Smugglers kill 22 African migrants on Libya beach

People-smugglers have killed 22 African migrants on a beach in western Libya, a security source said Wednesday. The migrants were set to embark from Sabrata beach, 70...

171 Nigerians return from Libya

171 Nigerians return from Libya

A total of 171 Nigerians, comprising 95 females, including 12 girls, and 76 males, returned to the country from Libya on Tuesday. They arrived the Murtala Muhammed...

Militants seize Turkish in Libya

Militants seize Turkish in Libya

Turkey-flagged chemical tanker Haci Telli was seized by Libyan militants after it enter the country’s port of Zuwarah on February 24, according to local media....