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Op Irini notches up 22 board and search missions

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The fragile situation in Libya means Operation Irini, the EU (European Union) tasking enforcing a United Nations (UN) arms embargo on the North African...

Irini assets continue to enforce Libyan arms embargo

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“Significant progress” en route to a political solution in Libya is, according to the UN and its international partners, welcome but has not seen...

At least 130 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean as capsized boat,...

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  Merchant vessels and a charity ship searching the Mediterranean for boats carrying migrants has found ten bodies floating near a capsized rubber boat believed...

Spanish police arrest gang accused of trafficking migrants across Mediterranean

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Eight members of a gang suspected of trafficking migrants from Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla to the Spanish mainland have been arrested, police...

Spanish police arrest drugs gang in Mediterranean after high-speed chase

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A gang of drugs traffickers has been arrested after a dramatic speedboat chase across over 100 miles of the Mediterranean during which they tried...

Twenty migrants drown in Libya shipwreck, fourth accident this week

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Twenty African migrants are believed to have drowned off the coast of Libya when their boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean...

Op Irini boards Syrian flagged vessel

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The last week of October saw another vessel boarding and inspection done by the EUNavFor Operation Irini in the Mediterranean to prevent violations of...

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 11 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia on Sunday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the...

Op Irini friendly approaches

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An integral component of the EUNavFor Med tasking Irini to enforce an arms embargo on Libya is friendly approaches to merchant vessels in the...

New wave of boat migrants overwhelms southern Italian island

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About 100 migrants who crossed the Mediterranean in small boats landed on the southern island of Lampedusa during the night, the latest in a...

Operation Irini up and running in the Mediterranean

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The EU naval operation in the Mediterranean, previously concentrating on migrants is up and running with a new mandate and name since the beginning...

Malta exits EU Mediterranean patrols

Malta told its European Union partners it would no longer take part in a new Mediterranean mission to stop arms reach warring factions in...

New EU Libya sea patrols in April

The European Union will launch a new Mediterranean naval and air mission in April to stop arms reaching warring factions in Libya, EU diplomats...

Austria a stumbling block to Med migrant patrols resuming

Italy is considering resumption of maritime patrols in the Mediterranean, a senior official said, but diplomats say Austria is sticking to its objections in...

Turkey, Libya accord invalid – claim

The head of Libya’s eastern-based parliament disagrees with an accord between Libya and Turkey establishing maritime boundaries which infuriated Athens. Greece expelled the Libyan...

Greece claims Libya/Turkey accord invalid and in bad faith

Greece lodged objections with the UN over an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries as a violation of international law, the...

Joint Libyan, Turkish exploration can happen in Med

Turkey and Libya can carry out joint exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean a deal was signed on maritime boundaries, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan...

Greece expels Libyan ambassador

Greece expelled the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out a sea boundary between the two countries close to...

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...

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