54 dead,some 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days - Business Standard

About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said today. Today, the Tunisian army also rescued 126 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa hoping to reach ...

Flood of migrants attempted to reach Europe Friday – Libyan Coast Guard - The Libya Observer

More than 3400 illegal migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean by the Libyan Coast Guard and the Italian Navy on Saturday, raising the number of the rescued migrants to 10.000 in the last 10 days. Spokesperson of the Libyan Navy, Ayoub Qasim, ...

54 dead, some 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in four days - The Straits Times

Migrants rescued by the Libyan coastguard arrive at a naval base in Tripoli, May 26, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 2 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print. Permalink: http://str.sg/4uHP. Copy.

Tunisia rescues 126 migrants who set off from Libya - Ahram Online

Tunisian security forces on Saturday rescued 126 sub-Saharan migrants including seven pregnant women who had been trying to reach Europe from Libya, a Red Crescent official said. Fishermen had alerted the authorities to the presence of a vessel in ...

Bodies of 10 Migrants Recovered in Mediterranean Over Past 24 Hours - Sputnik International

Italian Coast Guard found the bodies of 10 migrants in the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, according to official statement. ROME (Sputnik) — The bodies of 10 migrants who had been traveling by sea from North Africa were recovered in the ...

10 migrants die while crossing Mediterranean, 2200 saved by Italian coastguards - Daily Sabah

At least 10 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, while some 2,200 migrants have been rescued in 12 separate rescue operations, the Italian coastguard confirmed Saturday. The bodies were recovered from several boats and the cause of ...

1530 migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017: United Nations - Zee News

"This number does not include some 6,000 people who have been rescued over the past 72 hours," said Dujarric. . IANS| Last Updated: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 18:42. Comment. 0. Comment. United Nations: At least 1,530 migrants and refugees died ...

Migrants Who Clung to Boat Rescued off Libya, Seven Bodies Found - The Wire

Migrants arrive by boat at a naval base after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard, in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 26, 2017. Credits: Reuters/Hani Amara. Tripoli: Nearly 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast after clinging to their ...

Hundreds of migrants rescued in major operation off Libya - The Local Italy

Of the 181,000 migrants who entered Italy last year, some 90 percent arrived via Libya. Photo: Giovanni Isolino/AFP. AFP. news@thelocal.it. 27 May 2017. 09:50 CEST+02:00. More than 1,400 migrants seeking to get to Italy were rescued off the coast of ...

UN: Nearly 500 refugees feared drowned in Mediterranean - The Peninsula Qatar

GENEVA: Nearly 500 refugees are feared drowned after a wooden boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Italy, the UN migration agency said on Friday. "On Thursday (25 May) a wooden boat carrying approximately 500 people capsized.

1530 African migrants die in Mediterranean - News Agency of Nigeria (press release)

Over 1,500 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean says IOM. Above a migrant is rescued by a member of Proactiva Open Arms NGO some 20 nautical miles north of Libya on October 3, 2016. The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 ...

UN Reports 1530 Migrants Died Trying to Reach Europe this Year - Prensa Latina

27 de mayo de 2017, 00:22United Nations, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Migration Agency (IOM) has reported that 1,530 migrants and refugees have died this year trying to reach Europe. According to the agency, it is a quantity similar to the ...

Deadly refugee journeys - The News International

In recent months, a debate has been brewing inside Italy and across the European Union about NGOs that operate in the Mediterranean Sea between the coasts of Sicily and Libya to conduct search and rescue operations (SAR) to save refugees fleeing ...

IOM: More than 60000 migrants reach Europe by sea in 2017 - The Seattle Times

Migrants on a boat are given life vests before being rescued at sea, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. At least 34 bodies of migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into... (MOAS via AP) More ...

Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found - officials - The Star Online

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nearly 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast after clinging to their sinking boat for two days, though the bodies of seven people who did not survive were also recovered, officials said. The 77 migrants, including a woman and ...

1530 migrants, refugees die crossing Mediterranean in 2017: UN Migration Agency - Xinhua

Illegal north African immigrants wait to be transfered out of the southernmost Italian island of Lampedusa, March 31, 2011. Tensions between Italyand France were rising over the immigration emergency as more refugees coming from the southern island of ...

Libyan Coastguard Rescues 77 Migrants Adrift in Mediterranean - Latin American Herald Tribune

TRIPOLI – The Libyan coastguard rescued 77 people early on Friday drifting aboard an inflated boat trying to reach the shores of Europe, a Libyan naval spokesman said. Col. Qasem Ayoub said the vessel was detected shortly after dawn, about 12 miles ...

Seven migrants dead, 77 rescued at sea off Libya - The Daily Star

At least seven migrants died and 77 were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday, two days after their rubber dinghy ran into trouble, the country's navy said. The survivors, who included four women and a child, spent two days holding onto what ...

More than 60000 migrants reach Europe by sea in 2017 - Peoria Journal Star

Migrants wearing life vests are seen floating in the water before being rescued at sea, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. At least 34 bodies of migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into ...

Over 60000 migrants reach Europe by sea this year: IOM - Xinhua

GENEVA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of 60,521 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe this year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Friday. The Geneva-based agency indicated that more than 80 ...