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Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Greek island

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Twelve migrants drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Thursday, as people...

At least 43 migrants drown when boats capsize off Greek islands

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At least 43 people, including 17 children, drowned when their boats capsized off two Greek islands near the Turkish coast on Friday,...

UN approves delivery of Streit Typhoons, armoured vehicles to Libya

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The United Nations has approved the delivery of eight Streit Group Typhoons and several other armoured vehicles to Libya, after they were...

Eight migrants drown after boat sinks off Greek island

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Eight migrants drowned and at least another three were missing after their inflatable boat sank off the Greek island of Kos early...

Six infants drown as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island

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Eleven migrants including six infants drowned when their boat capsized off the Greek island of Samos, trapping most of them in the...

Greece says twenty-two migrants drown off Aegean islands, 144 rescued

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Greece rescued 138 refugees and recovered the bodies of 19 after their boat capsized off the island of Kalymnos, the coastguard said...

Nearly 100 migrants reported dead off Libya; Greeks bust smuggling ring

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Nearly 100 migrants are reported to have died in the Mediterranean off Libya since Sunday, the International Organization for Migration said on...

Last chance for refugees before winter closes Turkish route

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Hundreds of Syrians and other migrants thronged a small park in central Istanbul on Wednesday, hoping for a last chance to reach...

Greek coastguard rescues 2,500 migrants over three days

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Greece's coastguard has rescued about 2,500 migrants and refugees off the country's eastern islands over the past three days, authorities said on...

Greece tows migrant-packed ship to safety off Crete

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A Greek frigate has towed a disabled cargo ship packed with 700 migrants to safety just off the island of Crete on...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...