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Italy says 2,500 boat migrants rescued at sea in three days

Almost 2,500 boat migrants were rescued in the past three days, the Italian Coast Guard said on Thursday, as this year’s arrivals already far outpace the...

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13 of 69 migrants found dead in Libya shipping container

The bodies of 13 migrants were found along with dozens of survivors trapped inside a transport container in Libya’s western town of Khoms, an aid agency said...

PHOTOS: Migrants found hidden in suitcase, car dashboard

PHOTOS: Migrants found hidden in suitcase, car dashboard

Police have detained two Moroccans who tried to smuggle migrants into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta, hidden in a car and one in a suitcase. When police...

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11 dead migrants found on Libya beaches

The bodies of 11 migrants who died trying to make the perilous journey to Europe have washed up on beaches around Libya’s capital Tripoli, the Red Crescent said...

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Four migrants drown, 34 rescued in Mediterranean

Moroccan authorities on Wednesday said that four African migrants drowned, while 34 others were rescued after their boat sank in the Mediterranean. The Mediterranean...

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240 migrants perish in Mediterranean Sea off Libya coast

More than 240 people have died in boats in the Mediterranean Sea this week, according to officials, as horrifying new testimony emerged from survivors of yet another...

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240 migrants perish in Mediterranean Sea off Libya coast

  More than 240 people have died in boats in the Mediterranean Sea this week, according to officials, as horrifying new testimony emerged from survivors of yet...

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100 missing after migrant boat capsized in Mediterranean

Around 100 people are missing feared drowned in the Mediterranean after a migrant dinghy capsized off Libya, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Thursday, citing...

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Nearly 700 migrants rescued at sea arrive in Italian port town  

Almost 700 migrants arrived at the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday after being rescued from their perilous boat journey across the Mediterranean Sea. The...

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240 migrants drowned off Libya in 48 hours

At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, the U.N.’s migration agency said. It said this might possibly be as a result of...

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239 migrants – including 3 babies – drown off Libya coast

At least 239 migrants have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, a spokesman for the United Nations migration agency, said on Thursday. One group of migrants, including...

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239 migrants – including 3 babies – drown off Libya coast

At least 239 migrants have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, a spokesman for the United Nations migration agency, said on Thursday. One group of migrants, including...