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50 Nigerian migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard

No fewer than 50 Nigerian migrants were among the hundreds of migrants rescued on Saturday in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard and an international charity, Doctors Without Borders.

Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday.

255 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Some 255 migrants were rescued overnight in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, just before a front of bad weather hit the area, the Italian coastguard said Tuesday.

Three dead after ferry carrying 251 capsizes off the Philippines

Three people have been killed after a ferry carrying 251 people capsized off the Philippines coast.

Cargo ship sinks with 10 Turkish crew in Black Sea

A cargo ship sank in the Black Sea off Istanbul on Wednesday and a search and rescue operation is underway for the 10 Turkish crew members, the coastguard said.

Romania stops Black Sea boats carrying 200 migrants

Romania's coastguard has intercepted two fishing boats in the Black Sea that had more than 200 migrants onboard, border police said Saturday.

Libya rescues 542 Europe-bound migrants in two days

Libya's coastguard has rescued almost 550 migrants this week in four separate operations west of the capital Tripoli, navy spokesperson General Ayoub Kacem said on Wednesday.


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