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World - Region
11/22/2022 7:11:02 PM
A dilapidated fishing boat crammed with hundreds of migrants that lost its steering and had been drifting in the Mediterranean Sea south of the Greek island of Crete has been successfully towed to port, Greek authorities said Tuesday.

World - Region
11/22/2022 2:58:00 PM
A boat believed to be carrying hundreds of migrants was towed to safety Tuesday to the Greek island of Crete after a dramatic rescue complicated by near gale-force winds, the coastguard said.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/17/2022 11:27:00 AM

World - International
11/14/2022 5:38:49 PM
Britain agreed to pay France another 72.2 million euros ($74.5 million) to tighten border controls and thwart migrant boat crossings via the English Channel under a new deal that underlines improving ties between the neighbours.

World - International
11/11/2022 6:53:49 PM
The foreign ministers of Britain and France on Friday said significant progress was being made on an ambitious new deal to thwart illegal migration on small boats across the Channel.

World - International
11/6/2022 1:36:01 PM
Italian authorities prevented 35 migrants they did not deem vulnerable from getting off a boat in Sicily on Sunday as Italy's far-right-led government takes a hard line against privately operated maritime rescue ships in Italian waters.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/1/2022 9:52:26 PM
Mahmoud Bakr reports on a 10-day boat ride on the River Nile taken by young Arabs to promote awareness against climate change

World - International
11/1/2022 7:50:55 PM
A major search and rescue operation was underway Tuesday for dozens of migrants reported missing after the overloaded sailing boat they were on capsized and sank in stormy weather overnight off an island near the Greek capital, authorities said.

World - International
11/1/2022 6:10:29 PM
A British cabinet minister on Tuesday vowed "more radical" policies to counter illegal migration as record numbers make the treacherous crossing of the Channel in small boats.

World - International
10/29/2022 11:00:22 AM
When Stelios Zompanakis quit his job at Greece's central bank to try his luck at boat racing, friends and family pleaded with him to reconsider.

World - Region
10/26/2022 7:30:21 PM
Humanitarian groups including Save the Children and Amnesty International urged Italy Wednesday to scrap a controversial EU-sponsored deal with Libya to stop migrant boat crossings to Europe.

World - International
10/26/2022 3:31:13 PM
Bangladesh rescue workers found the bodies of four missing crew of a dredger boat, taking the death toll from Cyclone Sitrang to 28 as millions remained without power, officials said Wednesday.

World - Africa
10/13/2022 5:24:12 PM
Africa and Ukraine are in "the same boat", Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Thursday, accusing Moscow of triggering a global crisis that has left the continent reeling from food shortages.

World - Africa
10/10/2022 10:12:05 PM
A boat overloaded with passengers fleeing flooding in southeastern Nigeria capsized and 76 people remain missing days later and are feared dead, emergency officials said Monday.

World - International
10/8/2022 8:42:02 PM
The death toll from the migrant boat wreck at the Greek island of Kythira, which prompted a dramatic cliffside rescue, has climbed to at least 11, the coastguard said Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/8/2022 4:27:46 PM
African integration and trade liberalisation is capable of stopping African “boats of death” in the Mediterranean and reducing poverty in the continent, Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Wamkele Mene said Friday.

World - International
10/8/2022 3:23:52 PM
The back-to-back shipwrecks of migrant smuggling boats off Greece have once again put the spotlight on the dangers of the Mediterranean migration route, the risks migrants and refugees are willing to take and the political infighting that has thwarted a safe European response to people fleeing war, poverty and climate change.

World - Region
10/8/2022 1:59:08 PM
As dawn breaks over the Mediterranean, Tunisian coastguards intercept a flimsy craft packed with migrants, bringing their dream of reaching Europe to an end -- for now.

World - Region
9/24/2022 9:55:38 PM
Seventeen bodies were recovered Saturday after a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon sank off Syria's coast, raising the overall toll to 94, Syrian state television said, in one of the eastern Mediterranean's deadliest such episodes.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/24/2022 8:36:08 PM
Egypt has offered its sincere condolences to Lebanon, Palestine and Syria over the death of tens of irregular migrants after their boat sank off the Syrian coast on Friday.

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