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Royal Navy rescues 27 migrants found clinging to sinking dinghy in Mediterranean, but another 100 feared drowned -

A Royal Navy ship rescued 27 migrants found clinging to a sinking rubber dinghy off the coast of Libya on Thursday, but another 100 were feared to have drowned. The latest tragedy in the Mediterranean brought to 340 the number of people believed to ...and more »

At least 240 refugees die as dinghies sink in Med - Irish Independent

Refugees sit on a rubber boat off the Libyan coast earlier this month. Photo: 1 Refugees sit on a rubber boat off the Libyan coast earlier this month. Photo: Getty. Lizzie Dearden. November 17 2016 2:30 AM. 0 Comments. Email. At least 240 refugees have ...and more »

100 people feared drowned as boat sinks off Libya - The Guardian

People waiting to be rescued on a boat in the Mediterranean earlier this month. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images. Refugees. 100 people feared drowned as boat sinks off Libya. Survivors say inflatable boat carrying 130 sank after people ...and more »

In one week, 240 feared drowned in Med - The Guardian

People being rescued off the Libyan coast this November and helped on to a Maltese coastguard boat. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty. Refugees. In one week, 240 feared drowned in Med. UN reports four accidents, including 130 refugees missing from ...and more »

More than 340 refugees drown in three days of disasters in Mediterranean Sea - The Independent

More than 340 refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in just three days amid warnings of more deaths as desperate attempts to reach Europe continue. There were only 27 survivors of the tragedy off the coast of Libya, who were plucked from the ...and more »

Migrant Arrivals to Italy Reach Record Number in 'Deadliest Year' at Sea - Newsweek

migrants_italy_obama_1116 Migrants wait to disembark from Italian Coast Guard patrol vessel Diciotti in the Sicilian harbour of Catania, Italy, November 16. Antonio Parrinello/Reuters. Share. World Barack Obama European Migrant Crisis Italy. Record ...and more »

Around 100 missing after migrant boat capsize in Med - The Local Italy

One of the ships used by humanitarians SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) in Mediterranean rescue efforts. File photo: Gabriel Buoys/AFP. AFP. · @thelocalitaly. 17 November 2016. 12:56 CET+01:00 ...and more »

100 feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean - The Times of Israel

This file photo taken on May 24, 2016 shows African refugees waiting on a rubber boat to be rescued during an operation at sea, on May 24, 2016. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys). ROME, Italy (AFP) – Around 100 people were missing, feared drowned, in the ...and more »

No end in sight to migrant carnage in Mediterranean - Rappler

Migrants and refugees wrapped in survival foil blankets rest aboard the Topaz Responder ship run by Maltese NGO Moas and the Italian Red Cross after a rescue operation of migrants and refugees on November 3, 2016, off the Libyan coast in the ...and more »

Mediterranean Rescuers Save 550 Migrants At Sea, Recover Five Bodies - NDTV

The number of deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean has surged this year to 4,271. (AFP). Rome: About 550 migrants, most of them from West Africa, were pulled to safety from boats in the Mediterranean on Monday in five operations during which ...and more »