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Mohammed Ali Malek is seen at Catania's tribunal

Migrant shipwreck captain jailed 18 years

An Italian court ruled Tuesday that the captain of a migrant boat that sank in 2015, killing up to 900 people, was responsible for the Mediterranean’s worst disaster...

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BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead, ‘many’ missing migrant boat accident

At least eight people died and “many” more are missing after the latest migrant boat dramas in the Mediterranean, Italy’s coastguard and the Italian...

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At least 110 feared dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

At least 110 people are feared drowned off Libya after a migrant shipwreck and more may have died in another stricken vessel, the UN’s refugee agency said Thursday...

2016 migrant death toll in Mediterranean nears 4,000 – IOM

2016 migrant death toll in Mediterranean nears 4,000 – IOM

Almost 4,000 migrants, including an unspecified number of Nigerians have died so far this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean, the International Organization...

French truck drivers blockade port of Calais to protest migrant crisis  

Cross-Channel operations between Dover and Calais were set to descend into chaos yesterday as French truck drivers and farmers created a blockade on the main A16 access...

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41 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach  

  Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday. The...