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More Mediterranean migrants rescued

Almost 200 people were rescued attempting to make the dangerous crossing from North Africa to Spain the coastguard said. The rescues come amid a...

Migrants leave German ship in Sicily

More than 100 migrants aboard a German migrant rescue ship stranded at sea for a week disembarked in Sicily after Italian police confiscated the...

Second charity ship stranded

Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea said Italy ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe’s...

Falco EVO UAV used to monitor illegal migration in Mediterranean

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The European Union’s Frontex Maritime Aerial Surveillance project has been successfully using Falco EVO unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor illegal immigrants in the...

Turkey breaks up smuggling ring that brought thousands of migrants to...

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Turkish police said on Wednesday they had detained the leaders of what they called Europe’s biggest people-smuggling ring, which helped thousands of irregular immigrants...

Mediterranean rated the world’s deadliest sea crossing

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Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN...

First rescue for humanitarian ship since stand-off

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A humanitarian ship rescued 141 migrants packed on wooden boats off the coast of Libya in its first mission since it was...

Mediterranean migrant deaths hit 1 500

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For the fifth straight year, at least 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy the deadliest,...

Mediterranean migrant centres will be no quick fix

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Planned new centres around the Mediterranean to handle migrants will be no silver bullet solution to the European Union's immigration challenge, said...

Mediterranean migrant deaths top the thousand mark

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More than 1,000 people drowned in the Mediterranean this year sailing from Libya to Europe, with a rush in the past few...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...