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A migrant reacts upon arrival at the harbour of Tarifa on July 24, 2018, after an inflatable boat carrying 135 migrants was rescued by the Spanish coast guard in the Mediterranean. / AFP PHOTO / JORGE GUERRERO

Spain rescues nearly 500 migrants at sea in a single day

Spanish rescue services said Tuesday they had plucked nearly 500 migrants from the Mediterranean in a single day who were trying to reach the country's coast.

Spain rescues more than 900 boat migrants, finds 4 bodies

Spain’s coast guard rescued 933 migrants and found four dead bodies in the Mediterranean on Friday and Saturday, as the country prepares for the arrival of a charity rescue ship that was denied port by Italy and Malta.

Coastguards find three dead migrants on boat, rescue 82 others

Spain’s coastguards rescued 82 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean on Friday but found the bodies of three other people on board one boat.

Spain rescues 250 migrants in Mediterranean

Spanish authorities said they rescued over 250 migrants, including children, on Saturday who were making the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe.

600 African migrants rescued near Spain

Around 600 African migrants were rescued off the coast of Spain in 24 hours, a sea rescue patrol said Saturday.

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