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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...

Greece sees first mass arrival of migrant boats in three years

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Over a dozen migrant boats landed on Greece’s Lesbos island within minutes of each other on Thursday in the first such mass arrival from...

Spanish coastguard rescues migrants

More than 200 migrants were rescued by the Spanish coastguard as they attempted to cross from Africa to Spain, rescue services said. The rescue...

Migrants storm Ceuta fence

More than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain’s North African enclave Ceuta on Friday and at least six Spanish police officers suffered...

Spanish warship collects migrants in Italy

A Spanish warship collected 15 rescued migrants from an Italian port after transiting the Mediterranean to fetch the small group in a high-profile manoeuvre...

Migrant crossing halted

Turkish authorities stopped 330 migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island Lesbos officials said. The coastguard in the Kucukkuyu area of western Canakkale...

Lives of children in the Mediterranean should have priority over politics

The fate of 130 children aboard rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said,...

Rome court rules migrant ship can enter Italian waters

An administrative court in Rome ruled a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance...

UN agency concerned by fines for migrant rescue vessels

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A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organisations carrying out search and rescue operations off...

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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...