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Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

  Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy...

Italian police seize German rescue ship

Italian police seize German rescue ship

Italian police on Monday seized a German migrant rescue ship that had been stranded at sea for a week with more than 100 migrants aboard, and will disembark the migrants...

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Rescue ship captain rejects Paris’ highest award

  The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants’ lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris’s highest civilian award, accusing the...

NGO seeks safe port for 124 rescued migrants 

Rescue ship with 160 migrants stuck at sea 

A Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck at sea for more than a week because of Italy’s refusal to let it disembark 121 migrants said it has rescued 39 more...

Prosecutor questions German rescue ship captain over migrants

Prosecutor questions German rescue ship captain over migrants

German charity boat captain Carola Rackete, who sparked global headlines by forcibly docking in an Italian port with rescued migrants, was questioned by a Sicilian...

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

An Italian judge has ordered the release of a German captain arrested on June 29 for docking the search and rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 with 40 migrants onboard. Captain...

Malta impounds second migrant rescue ship

Italy impounds migrants rescue ship Sea-Watch 3

Italian authorities have impounded the charity vessel Sea-Watch 3 after 47 migrants aboard were disembarked at the port of Lampedusa. The migrants were transferred onto...

Italy denies migrant rescue ship safe harbor

NGO terminates operation of migrants rescue ship 

Medical humanitarian NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and its partner SOS Mediterranee announced that they would terminate the operations of their search and rescue...

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Citing harassment from Italy and other countries, the last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea, Aquarius, has ended her operations, French NGO Medecins...

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship aquarius

Italian judicial authorities have ordered rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by SOS Mediterranee, a European humanitarian organization engaged in rescuing migrants in the...

Spain offers to dock stranded migrant rescue ship

Libya: Rescue ship vows not to return migrants

Rescue ship Aquarius, which has picked up almost 3,000 migrants from the Mediterranean this year, will carry out rescue missions without waiting for orders from...

Italy: Woman delivers baby on migrant rescue ship

Woman delivers baby on migrant rescue ship

A baby boy named Miracle has been born on board a humanitarian ship – a bright spot as the tide of migrants risking sea crossings from Libya to Italy has increased...