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Rescued migrants stranded at sea, not allowed to any EU port

At least 78 migrants fleeing war-torn Libya for Europe remain stuck at sea without a designated port to dock, the U.N. migration agency said Monday.Libya has emerged as a major transit point for African and Arab migrants fleeing conflict...

EU officials, rescue group, dispute fate of 85 sea migrants

European coast guards and rescue agencies were at loggerheads Monday about the fate of four dinghies and up to 85 migrants potentially lost at sea after setting off from Libya.Germany's Sea-Watch International reported that the little rubber boats had...

Pep Guardiola loses 82 years old mother to coronavirus

Pep Guardiola's 82-year-old mother, Dolors Sala Carrio has died in Manresa, Barcelona, after contracting coronavirus, Manchester City announced on Monday."The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep's mother Dolors Sala Carrio, who died in...

Over 400 migrants intercepted off Libya coast – UN agency

Libya’s coast guard intercepted over 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast and returned them to the capital of Tripoli over the past 24 hours, the U.N. migration agency said Sunday.The International Organization for Migration tweeted that 301...

Mauritania and Namibia record first cases of coronavirus

Mauritania and Namibia have confirmed their first cases of novel coronavirus, the country's health ministers said on Friday, adding to the growing number of cases in Africa.In a televised statement, Mauritania Health Minister Mohamed Nedhirou Ould Hamed said the...

Spain searching for over 100 aboard 3 missing migrant boats

Spanish authorities are searching for possibly dozens of migrants missing on three boats en route to the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, maritime rescue service said Tuesday.A Civil Guard airplane was searching for the boats near the islands...

New born baby, 86 migrants rescued off Canary island

Spanish authorities said Friday that they have rescued a group of 86 migrants that included a baby who was born during the perilous journey in the open sea to reach Europe.Emergency services for the Canary Islands said that the...

Spanish guards rescue 119 African migrants at sea, 67 still missing

Spanish coastguard has rescued 119 migrants from the sea and still looking for 67 others missing from a boat that was trying to reach European shores, maritime authorities said.A spokesman with Spain’s Maritime Rescue agency said the search for...

Spain says migrant surge in Canary Islands

The Spanish government says the number of migrants arriving in the Canary Islands from Africa was 18 times higher last month than in the previous January.The interior ministry said 708 migrants arrived, compared to 40 the year before.The rise...

Morocco border clampdown stops Europe-bound migrants

Mustapha left Guinea two years ago to make the arduous journey to Morocco, hoping to cross the fence separating the kingdom from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta."We're going to cross this barrier," he told AFP, in defiance of increasing...
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