migrant boat disaster

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Maritime News

Migrant Boat Rescues Surge as Calm Seas Return to Mediterranean

By Darrin Zamit Lupi ABOARD THE TOPAZ RESPONDER, June 23 (Reuters) – Ships manned by humanitarian organisations, the Italian navy and coast guard helped

June 23, 2016
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
mediterranean refugees
Maritime News

Up to 500 Feared Drowned in Mediterranean Shipwreck Disaster, U.N. Agency Says

The United Nations is investigating the sinking of an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean in what could be one of the worst tragedies involving refugees and

April 20, 2016
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Monday, June 1, 2015
Lake Tanganyika Ferry

Refugee rescue | 100-year-old ship ferries thousands to safety

A 100-year-old ship ferries thousands of Burundians to safety. Meet the captain, three aid workers and a woman fleeing home for the fourth

June 1, 2015
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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Five Tunisian Migrants Die In Wreck

By Jonathan Saul [contextly_sidebar id=”yJq4yctHPJVrEXwzB4yvXnoYmzyRrPA9″]London, May 22 (Reuters) by Tarek Amara (Reuters) At least five Tunisian

May 23, 2015
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Italian Judge Upholds Arrest of Accused Migrant Boat Captain

An Italian judge on Friday ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after

April 24, 2015
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