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Aid groups split over new Italian rules for migrant rescue

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Five aid groups operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean refuse to sign up to the Italian government's code of conduct, the...

More migrants rescued off Libya

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Red Crescent volunteers recovered the bodies of 24 migrants washed up in an eastern suburb of Tripoli as large-scale rescues were made...

Mediterranean migrants rescued by Irish navy

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An Irish naval ship rescued 712 people including pregnant women and infants off the coast of the Libyan capital of Tripoli as...

Migrants saved from burning rubber dinghy

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Dozens of migrants were rescued at the weekend after jumping from a rubber dinghy that burst into flame as they tried to...

More than two thousand Mediterranean migrants saved

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Rescuers saved around 2,300 migrants from rubber and wooden boats in the central Mediterranean on Thursday, but also recovered two dead bodies,...

Italy rescues 383 Mediterranean migrants

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Rescuers saved 484 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean at the weekend and found the bodies of seven men who died attempting...

Three thousand migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

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Around 3,000 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean at the weekend as they tried to reach Europe, Italy's coast guard said. The people...

No trace of explosives on EgyptAir victims – report

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French investigators found no traces of explosives on the bodies of French victims of EgyptAir flight MS 804 that crashed into the...

EU urged to save migrants, not patrol “make believe” border

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EU patrol vessels in the Mediterranean are putting lives at risk by operating too far from the Libyan coast where migrants embark...

About 146 migrants feared dead after shipwreck

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A rubber boat packed with 147 migrants sank in the Mediterranean with all but one of its passengers drowning, the sole survivor...

Aid groups deny rescue ships are abetting migrant smugglers

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Aid groups operating rescue ships in the Mediterranean rejected suspicions raised by an Italian prosecutor that by saving tens of thousands of...

EU concern over Libya immigration grows along with arrivals

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European Union leaders will discuss an agreed plan to cut immigration from Libyan shores to Italy but they increasingly fear calmer spring...

Libyan coastguard intercepts more than a thousand migrants

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Libya's coast guard intercepted at least 1,131 migrants near the western city of Sabratha over the course of a week, a spokesman...

EU leaders back Libyans to curb new migrant wave

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European Union leaders placed a bet on Libya's fragile government to help prevent a new wave of African migrants this spring, offering...

Two weeks into 2017, Med migrants deaths rise on last year

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At least 219 migrants and refugees are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double than...

Scores of migrants feared dead, 13 bodies found in Mediterranean

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At least eight migrants died when their boat overturned off the coast of Libya on Saturday but the death toll may be...

2016 deadliest year yet for migrants crossing the Mediterranean

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More migrants were killed crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe last year than ever before according to the United Nations migration agency...

About 100 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

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Six migrants died and up to 100 more were missing and feared dead after their rubber boat sank in the Mediterranean on...

Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015 – U.N.

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The death toll on the Mediterranean has nearly matched that of all last year, with more than 3,740 migrants and refugees having...

Migrants missing after late night Mediterranean rescue

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At least 17 migrants are missing after a night-time rescue of more than 100 others from a partially submerged rubber boat off...

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