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Spain rescues almost 200 migrants in the Mediterranean

Spain rescues almost 200 migrants in the Mediterranean

  Almost 200 people were rescued attempting to make the dangerous crossing from North Africa to Spain on Monday, the coastguard said. The rescues come amid a debate...

Migrant found dead as nearly 300 rescued in Mediterranean

Migrant found dead as nearly 300 rescued in Mediterranean

Nearly 300 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were rescued at sea overnight between Spain and Morocco, while a woman was found dead on one of the four boats, Spain’s...

Tunisia rescues 71 Italy-bound migrants in Mediterranean

Tunisia rescues 71 Italy-bound migrants in Mediterranean

Tunisian authorities rescued 71 migrants as their boat began to sink after setting out from neighbouring Libya for Italy, the National Guard said Tuesday. Monday...

Spanish authorities stop migrant rescue NGO from Mediterranean operation

Spanish authorities stop migrant rescue NGO from Mediterranean operation

Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish migrant rescue boat on Monday said it has been blocked by the Barcelona Maritime Authority from operating in the Mediterranean. According...

Libya stops 315 migrants attempting Mediterranean crossing

Libya stops 315 migrants attempting Mediterranean crossing

Libya’s Coast Guard on Wednesday picked up a total of 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. The Coast Guard spokesman, Ayoub Qassem, said the migrants were trying to...

Libya intercepts 315 migrants attempting Mediterranean crossing

Libya intercepts 315 migrants attempting Mediterranean crossing

Libya’s Coast Guard on Wednesday picked up a total of 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. The Coast Guard Spokesman, Ayoub Qassem, said the migrants were trying...

140 African migrants escape from their captors in Libya

2,000 migrants drown in Mediterranean crossing

Over 2,000 migrants have died since January trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday. It...

Nine die in Turkey migrant boat mishap

Over 2,000 migrants drown in Mediterranean crossing

Over 2,000 migrants have died since January trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday. It...

Russia deploys new frigate to Mediterranean

Russia deploys new frigate to Mediterranean

Russia on Monday said it deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea. This is a few months after Moscow had reinforced its...

Oil exploration ship to continue operations in Mediterranean- Turkey

Oil exploration ship to continue operations in Mediterranean- Turkey

A Turkish energy exploration ship will continue to operate in the Mediterranean Sea, Energy Minister, Fatih Donmez, said on Friday. This is coming after Ankara said the...

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya - MSF

Migrants: Rescuers recover 3 bodies from Mediterranean

Spanish rescue services on Friday said they recovered the bodies of three sub-Saharan African migrants in the Mediterranean and saved 35 others who were in a nearby...

21 migrant bodies wash up in Mediterranean - IOM

21 migrant bodies wash up in Mediterranean – IOM

The U.N. migration agency said on Friday that bodies of 21 people thought to be migrants trying to reach Spain have washed up on the shores of the Mediterranean this...

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