Category: Mediterranean


Sea routes main cause of migrant deaths

 The world’s most dangerous migration routes involve sea crossings, particularly the Mediterranean Sea, said the International...
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No EU sea rescues as migrant arrivals to Italy plummet

As the number of arrivals on the central Mediterranean route drops to its lowest ever since 2015, the EU is suspending ship...
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Rescue ship stranded at sea after picking up dozens of migrants

Italy and Malta have refused safe harbour for a German humanitarian rescue ship, after it picked up 64 migrants stranded off...
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Rescued migrants charged with hijacking ship

Three migrants who attempted to migrate irregularly to Europe have been charged in Malta with hijacking a Turkish ship. The ship...
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Dozens dead as migrant boats sink off Djibouti

Two boats carrying migrants from Djibouti to Yemen have sunk in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb killing at least 58 people, the...
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Another 170 migrants missing in Mediterranean, aid agencies report

An estimated 170 migrants have gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea in two shipwrecks involving dinghies departing from Morocco...
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Migrants stranded at sea for 19 days finally brought to port

After spending 19 days stranded at sea, 49 migrants picked up by two German rescue ships were finally allowed to disembark in...
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Libyan coastguard said it intercepted and rescued 15,000 migrants in the Mediterranean in 2018

Over 15,000 migrants have been intercepted or rescued in the Mediterranean in 2018, said a spokesperson for the Libyan coastguard...
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Migrant death toll rises along Morocco-Spain route

Migrants are choosing ever more dangerous routes and putting their lives at risk as southern European nations crack down on...
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