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Italy seizes ship carrying migrants

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Italian authorities seized a charity's ship on suspicion it helped illegal immigration by picking up migrants in the Mediterranean instead of letting...

Migrants plucked from Mediterranean

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International charity ships and Libya's coastguard and picked up several hundred migrants as smugglers taking advantage of calm seas launched a flurry...

Around 800 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, 30 drown off Yemen

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Around 800 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they tried to reach Europe and two bodies were recovered, Italy's...

Mediterranean ‘by far world’s deadliest border’ for migrants

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More than 33,000 migrants have died at sea trying to reach European shores since 2000, making the Mediterranean "by far the world's...

Desert migrant deaths more likely than in Mediterranean – UN

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West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean but efforts...

Humanitarian rescue ship intercepted by Libyan coastguard

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The Libyan coastguard intercepted a humanitarian rescue ship in the Mediterranean ordering it to sail to Tripoli or risk being targeted, a...

EUNavFor Op Sophia in the Mediterranean extended again

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The EU Naval Force operation targeting migrant smugglers and human traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea has been extended to December 31 next...

NGO rescue boat seized by Italian coastguard

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The Italian coastguard seized a migrant rescue boat operated by a German aid groups suspected of aiding illegal immigration from Libya, a...

Eight Med migrants die

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Eight migrants died in the Mediterranean and 375 were rescued from small boats on Tuesday, aid group Proactiva Open Arms said. More...

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...

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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...