Category: Spain


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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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean exceed 2,000 this year

After another 17 migrants died on the journey across the Mediterranean on 5 November 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner...
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Morocco navy fires at migrant boat, wounding boy

The Morocco navy opened fire on a boat transporting migrants from the North African country to Spain, wounding a 16-year-old boy...
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Hundreds rescued as Spain becomes new migrant destination

Spain’s coastguard service, the Salvamento Maritimo, says at least 479 people were rescued between 14 and 15 July, while...
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Mediterranean Sea claims more migrant lives off Tunisia, Turkey and Spain in one weekend

At least 112 migrants lost their lives on 3 June when their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast during an attempt to cross the...
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Gang kidnapping migrants for ransom arrested by Spanish police

On 17 May Spain’s Guardia Civil arrested a gang suspected of kidnapping migrants for ransom as they arrived from Morocco....
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