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" Central Mediterranean"

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World - International
4/12/2023 2:22:28 PM
January to March 2023 was the deadliest quarter for migrants crossing the central Mediterranean since 2017, the United Nations said Wednesday, with 441 lives lost while attempting to reach Europe.

World - International
2/3/2023 4:02:14 PM
The bodies of eight migrants have been recovered by Italy's coast guard during an operation overnight that also rescued 42 survivors in the central Mediterranean off the island of Lampedusa, Italian news agency ANSA reported Friday.

World - Region
1/3/2023 1:50:30 PM
A charity monitoring migrant boats that follows the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) group in the Central Mediterranean said Monday the Italian coastguard had pulled around 50 people to safety after repeated appeals for help.

World - Region
11/8/2022 6:24:28 PM
Italy’s new far-right-led government has blocked humanitarian rescue ships from accessing its ports, resulting in a standoff with charities that patrol the deadly central Mediterranean, rescuing people in trouble at sea.

World - Region
12/25/2021 6:14:33 PM
A German NGO said Saturday that one of its migrant rescue ships has picked up more than 270 people from the central Mediterranean Sea in three operations since Friday.

World - International
11/10/2021 10:15:09 PM
After days of waiting in the choppy central Mediterranean, a charity rescue ship with 306 migrants aboard on Wednesday received permission by Italy to disembark the passengers just as a storm approached, the humanitarian organization said.

World - International
8/7/2021 7:35:08 PM
The German maritime rescue group Sea-Watch said Italian authorities assigned the ship a port on Friday after sea conditions in the central Mediterranean deteriorated

World - Region
7/2/2021 1:04:34 PM
The EU trains, equips and supports the Libyan coast guard to intercept people trying to cross the Central Mediterranean to Europe

World - Region
6/9/2021 12:27:04 PM
The UNHCR said that at least 500 people had died trying to cross the Central Mediterranean this year, more than triple the 150 in the same period of 2020