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Libya denies abandoning migrants at sea

Libya's coast guard is denying accusations by a Spanish aid group that it left two women and a child to die in the Mediterranean Sea.

Nearly 9 000 migrants repatriated from Libya this year

Nearly 9 000 migrants have returned home from Libya through a voluntary programme over the past six months, a spokesperson for the United Nations migration agency said on Monday.
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Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday

The captain of the German NGO ship Lifeline, accused of breaking international law by picking up migrants off the Libyan coast, will appear in a Maltese court on Monday, a government spokesman told AFP.
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948 migrants rescued off Libya coast

Libya’s coastguard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants who were on boats in distress in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe, the navy said on Monday.
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Libya’s coast guard rescues 80 African migrants

Libya's coast guard says it has rescued some 80 African migrants, including four women and two children, and recovered one body in the Mediterranean Sea east of the capital, Tripoli.

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.

Libyan coastguard rescues 180 migrants east of Tripoli

Libya’s coastguard rescued 180 migrants, including 12 children, who were on board a rubber boat in the Mediterranean, according to a navy statement released, on Monday.

Chinese sailors rescued 50 hours after dredger capsizes off Malaysian coast

Two Chinese sailors have been rescued more than 50 hours after their sand dredger capsized off Malaysia's southern coast.

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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