About 2000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean - CBC.ca

About 2,000 migrants were rescued from rubber boats and wooden vessels in the Mediterranean between Friday and Saturday, the Italian coast guard said, releasing video of the rescue operations. Nine rescue operations were carried out on Saturday to pull ...

Updated: 'This was a historic week' – Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says - Malta Independent Online

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called the past week "historic" during his political address in Hal-Safi, making reference to both the EU informal meeting held in Malta, as well as the €300 million ITS site investment. "Throughout the week we did what ...

Scores of migrants rescued off Libya - euronews

The Libyan coastguard says its officers intercepted more than 100 African migrants at sea on Sunday. Photographer Olmo Calvo's (of the AP) images of African migrants (in Libya) trying to get to Europe https://t.co/4VXW2GGglF pic.twitter.com/s071rE12QI.

EU-Tripoli Migrant Deal Ignores Political Chaos in Libya, Analysts Warn - Voice of America

After a summit in Malta Friday, the European Union agreed to a deal to support security forces in Libya to try to decrease the number of migrants arriving on the continent's southern shores. But analysts warn with such a move, the EU risks cementing ...

Over 1500 Migrants Rescued Crossing Mediterranean in Past Two Days - Sputnik International

Italian Coast Guard reporthed that more than 1,500 undocumented migrants were rescued over the past two days attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea. ROME (Sputnik) — More than 1,500 undocumented migrants were rescued over the past two days ...

MSF Response to European Council's "Malta Declaration" on Migration - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

"With their 'Malta Declaration' on the Central Mediterranean, the European Council is delusional about just how dangerous the situation in Libya really is. Those we rescue on our boats tell us that people still there are starving in detention centers ...

EU leaders to push migration issue outside of Europe - EUobserver

Malta's PM Joseph Muscat and EU council chief Donald Tusk study the details of the Italy-Libya deal. (Photo: Council of the European Union). By Eszter Zalan. VALLETTA, MALTA, 4. Feb, 07:36. EU leaders have endorsed on Friday (3 February) an Italian ...