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World - International
3/26/2024 7:18:14 PM
More than a decade ago, the death of 600 migrants and refugees in two Mediterranean shipwrecks near Italian shores shocked the world and prompted the UN migration agency to start recording the number of people who died or went missing as they fled conflict, persecution or poverty to other countries.

World - International
9/14/2023 7:29:15 PM
Survivors of a deadly migrant shipwreck in southern Greece three months ago are suing authorities for failing to intervene to rescue passengers before their vessel capsized in international waters, their lawyers said Thursday.

World - Region
8/13/2023 2:19:01 PM
The number of migrants dying in the Mediterranean is an "open wound" for humanity, Pope Francis said Sunday after a week marked by a string of deadly shipwrecks.

World - International
8/9/2023 4:00:42 PM
Forty-one migrants including three children are feared dead after a shipwreck last week in the Mediterranean, UN agencies said, citing four survivors brought to the Italian island of Lampedusa Wednesday.

World - Region
8/7/2023 5:27:25 PM
At least 11 migrants have died in a shipwreck off Tunisia's coast and 44 others are missing, a judicial sources said Monday, revising an earlier toll of four fatalities.

World - International
8/6/2023 2:05:53 PM
At least 30 migrants are missing following two shipwrecks off the Italian island of Lampedusa, according to survivor testimony, the UN's migration agency said Sunday.

World - International
6/24/2023 12:45:20 PM
More than 40 people are missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa, the UN said.

World - International
6/22/2023 7:31:26 PM
Spanish authorities rescued nearly 170 migrants from three boats drifting off the Canary Islands overnight on Wednesday, hours after at least two people died when their packed dinghy sank in the area.

World - Region
6/17/2023 7:51:23 PM
In war-torn Syria, parents of teenagers missing in a shipwreck off the Greek coast are clinging onto hope their children might be alive, days after the tragedy.

World - Region
6/17/2023 6:37:43 PM
At least 125 Syrians were on board a migrant ship that sank off Greece this week, relatives and activists said Friday, as rescuers scoured the waters for hundreds feared missing.

World - Region
4/13/2023 5:22:41 PM
Tunisia has recovered 14 bodies of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in the Mediterranean, bringing to 24 the number of dead after their boat headed for Europe sank, the coastguard said Thursday.

World - International
3/11/2023 6:47:08 PM
Three boats overcrowded with migrants were brought safely to Italian ports on Saturday, the coastguard said, as thousands of marchers remembered the victims of last month's deadly shipwreck off Calabria's coast.

World - Region
3/4/2023 8:23:40 PM
Less than a week after a deadly migrant shipwreck off Italy, five European Union countries on the Mediterranean Sea pushed back Saturday against their northern neighbors for not accepting asylum-seekers under a voluntary relocation initiative.

World - Region
2/15/2023 3:24:58 PM
At least 73 Europe-bound migrants are missing and presumed dead in a shipwreck off Libya, the United Nations migration agency said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/8/2022 10:07:00 AM
October and November are often thought to be the best months to dive in Egypt. The attractions are calmer now that the summer has gone, the temperature is relatively moderate, the wind is calm, and the visibility underwater is at its best.

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
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
9/24/2022 11:59:19 AM
Eighty-six bodies have been recovered since a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon sunk off Syria's coast, state media said Saturday, in one of the deadliest recent such shipwrecks in the eastern Mediterranean.

World - Africa
12/23/2021 10:29:46 AM
A shipwreck off the coast of Madagascar this week has claimed 85 lives, maritime officials said Thursday, after retrieving 21 more bodies a day earlier.

World - Region
12/21/2021 4:15:57 PM
More than 160 migrants drowned in two separate shipwrecks off Libya over past week, a United Nations migration official said Tuesday.

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