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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
News

UN Expects 450,000 Mediterranean Refugees in 2016

  GENEVA, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency expects the number of refugees fleeing across the Mediterranean to Europe to hit 400,000 this

September 8, 2015
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Sunday, August 16, 2015
News

Greece Using Car Ferry to House Syrian Migrants

  KOS, Greece, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Syrian migrants on the Greek island of Kos on Sunday began boarding a passenger ship that is to house

August 16, 2015
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Saturday, June 13, 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Defense

Did The Australian Navy Pay Off People-Smugglers?

(Reuters)Australia would have stooped to a “new low” if reports that its navy paid people-smugglers bound for Australia thousands of dollars to

June 13, 2015
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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Defense

IMO MSC Condemns People Smuggling

Urgent action is needed to prevent huge losses of life at sea given the forecast increase in unsafe mixed migration by sea, the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)

June 10, 2015
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Sunday, June 7, 2015
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News

International Flotilla Rescues 5,900 from Mediterranean Over Weekend

An international rescue fleet plucked almost 5,900 migrants from rickety boats making the perilous sea crossing for North Africa to Europe on Saturday and

June 7, 2015
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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Containership Rescues Hundreds of Migrants Off Libya – Again

  A 147-meter Maersk containership took aboard hundreds of migrants in distress in the Mediterranean Sea in the second such incident for the vessel in

May 28, 2015
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Navy

Thai Navy Clamps Down On Migrants

A boat crammed with migrants was towed out to sea by the Thai navy and then held up by Malaysian vessels on Saturday, the latest round of “maritime

May 16, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Maritime News

‘Mass casualties’ in the Eastern Andaman Sea Unless Thailand and Others Meet Obligations

Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia should fulfil their obligations under international maritime law by rescuing thousands of migrants adrift at sea and avoiding

May 15, 2015
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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Maritime News

Thailand Finds Migrant boat, Declines Permission to Land

"We declined them entry to the country but we gave them food and water to adhere to our human rights obligations," regional police official Major General

May 14, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
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Maritime News

Baby Migrant Girl Born on Italian Navy Ship, Thousands Rescued

Around 6,800 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats crossing to Europe over the weekend, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian

May 4, 2015
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Sunday, May 3, 2015
News

Italy Says 10 Migrants Dead, 5,800 Rescued in Mediterranean This Weekend

Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued from boats near the coast of Libya on Saturday and early Sunday and more rescue operations were expected during the day as

May 3, 2015
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Friday, April 24, 2015
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News

Shipping Industry Welcomes EU Decision on Mediterranean Rescue Mission, But Concerns Remain

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) have welcomed the decision by European Union leaders to

April 24, 2015
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News

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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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
News

EU Expected to Restore Rescue Operations After Migrant Boat Disaster

European Union leaders who decided last year to halt the rescue of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean will reverse their decision on Thursday at a

April 22, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Maritime News

Prosecutors Blame Captain for Causing Deadly Shipwreck in Mediterranean

Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized in the

April 21, 2015
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Monday, April 20, 2015
Maritime News

EU Leaders Meet Amid Escalated Migrant Crisis in Mediterranean

European Union foreign ministers met on Monday under pressure to produce more than words and save desperate migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, as bodies

April 20, 2015
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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Maritime News

EU Frets Naval Mission Off Libya Could Draw More Migrants to Sea

The EU is considering sending warships to the Libyan coast to combat oil and arms smugglers but fears that could encourage more migrants to take to sea in the

April 19, 2015
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Interesting

Up to 700 Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, a United Nations official said on

April 19, 2015
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katie hopkins
Blog

Some Seemingly Rejoice as Hundreds Die on the High Seas

Some 700 refugees died today fleeing the northern shores of Africa in an attempt to find a better life, one free from persecution, tyranny, or the utterly

April 19, 2015
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
News

Italy’s Migrant Crisis Intensifies with Murder Arrests, Drownings

Italian police arrested 15 African men suspected of throwing about a dozen Christians from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean on Thursday, as the crisis off

April 16, 2015
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