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Thirteen Med migrants drown

The Italian coastguard recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached...

Migrant vessel Open Arms docks in Lampedusa

Nearly a hundred migrants stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a stand-off...

Migrant rescue off Lampedusa

Eighty-seven migrants on a wood boat were rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa and are due to go to Malta, officials said. Malta armed...

Libya stops migrant boats leaving for Europe

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Libya has stopped several boats packed with Africans trying to reach Italy's shores in the past three days, detaining more than 600...

Undeterred by perils, migrants flee hardship in Eritrea

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Ten years ago, Eritrean migrant Habtu hunkered down on the vomit-stained deck of a creaking trawler on the Mediterranean Sea, making the...

Survivors of migrant shipwreck walk away from Rome center

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More than half of the survivors of a shipwreck near the Italian island of Lampedusa last month which killed more than 360...

Libya rescues 84 emigrants off Tripoli coast

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Libya's navy has rescued 84 African emigrants from a boat that was foundering off its coast, state news agency Lana said, after...

Italy migrant boat confirmed death toll reaches 194

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Italian search teams have recovered 194 bodies after a migrant boat sank off the southern island of Lampedusa last week, with divers...

Divers resume search after Sicily migrant boat disaster

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Italian divers searched on Friday for bodies trapped in the wreck of a boat packed with African migrants which sank off Sicily,...

Around 20 more bodies found after Sicily migrant boat disaster

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Italian rescue divers have found some 20 bodies underwater near a boat carrying African migrants that caught fire and sank off the...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...