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Libya rescues 120 migrants off Tripoli coast - News24;

Libya rescues 120 migrants off Tripoli coast - News24

News24Libya rescues 120 migrants off Tripoli coastNews24Tripoli - More than 120 migrants, including women and children, were rescued by Libyan coastguards on Sunday off the coast of Tripoli after their boat ran into trouble. The migrants set off Friday from Sabratha - a town 70km west of Libya's capital ...and more »

About 2000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean - CBC.ca;

About 2000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean - CBC.ca

CBC.caAbout 2000 migrants rescued in MediterraneanCBC.caAbout 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 ...and more »

Muscat: Libya deal addresses people's migration concerns - MaltaToday;

Muscat: Libya deal addresses people's migration concerns - MaltaToday

MaltaTodayMuscat: Libya deal addresses people's migration concernsMaltaTodayPrime Minister Joseph Muscat has shrugged off criticism over the contentious €200 million deal signed between Italy and Libya this week, insisting that the agreement addressed the people's concerns on migration. Speaking in Safi, a stone's throw away ...and more »

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

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

Malta Independent OnlineUpdated: 'This was a historic week' – Prime Minister Joseph Muscat saysMalta Independent OnlinePrime 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 ...and more »

Our duty to migrants and refugees - Times of Oman;

Our duty to migrants and refugees - Times of Oman

Times of OmanOur duty to migrants and refugeesTimes of OmanA Libyan aid worker takes the details of illegal immigrants who were rescued at sea off the coast of Libya, at a reception centre in the capital Tripoli, in the early hours of February 5, 2017. More than 120 migrants were rescued by Libyan coastguards ...and more »

Libyan coast guard intercepts over 1000 migrants in a week - eNCA;

Libyan coast guard intercepts over 1000 migrants in a week - eNCA

eNCALibyan coast guard intercepts over 1000 migrants in a weekeNCAA migrant carries her baby as she is accompanied by a medic after she was arrested by Libyan coastguards, in Tripoli, Libya February 5, 2017. A medic tends to the baby of a migrant after she was arrested by Libyan coastguards, in Tripoli, Libya ...and more »

Editorial: The EU's lip service to the plight of refugees - Malta Independent Online;

Editorial: The EU's lip service to the plight of refugees - Malta Independent Online

Malta Independent OnlineEditorial: The EU's lip service to the plight of refugeesMalta Independent OnlineEU leaders who convened in Malta on Friday to address the flow of migrants across the central Mediterranean, by and large, paid mere lip service to the awful plight of African migrants trapped in limbo in what is currently a lawless Libya. And in so ...and more »

Scores of migrants rescued off Libya - euronews

Scores of migrants rescued off LibyaeuronewsThe 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.and more »

Over 1300 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean: Italian coast guard - ANTARA;

Over 1300 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean: Italian coast guard - ANTARA

ANTARAOver 1300 migrants rescued in Central Mediterranean: Italian coast guardANTARAPhoto document of Italian police help a baby of refugees who boarded a small boat from Libya to the Italian waters. (ANSA). Roma (ANTARA News) - More than 1,300 migrants and refugees were rescued in central Mediterranean, the Italian coast guard said ...and more »

Libya halts hundreds of Europe-bound refugees - Aljazeera.com;

Libya halts hundreds of Europe-bound refugees - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comLibya halts hundreds of Europe-bound refugeesAljazeera.comMore than 400 people, including many women and children, intercepted by Libya's coastguard attempting to reach Europe. 04 Feb 2017 19:24 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. More than 4,500 refugees died attempting to cross the ...and more »

Impatient EU looks for deal to 'significantly reduce' Libya migration - Middle East Eye;

Impatient EU looks for deal to 'significantly reduce' Libya migration - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeImpatient EU looks for deal to 'significantly reduce' Libya migrationMiddle East EyeBEIRUT, Lebanon - European leaders have launched plans to push back refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to Libya, barely a month after a major UN human rights report warned that refugees face a "human rights crisis" in the unstable North African ...and more »

Some 1600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in two days - Deutsche Welle;

Some 1600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in two days - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleSome 1600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in two daysDeutsche WelleMore migrants attempting to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean have been taken aboard rescue ships, aid organizations said. The rescues come as EU leaders adopt controversial measures in cooperation with Libya. Italien Rettung von ...and more »

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

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

Voice of AmericaEU-Tripoli Migrant Deal Ignores Political Chaos in Libya, Analysts WarnVoice of AmericaAfter 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 ...and more »

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

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

Sputnik InternationalOver 1500 Migrants Rescued Crossing Mediterranean in Past Two DaysSputnik InternationalItalian 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 ...and more »

The European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from Libya - The Economist;

The European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from Libya - The Economist

The EconomistThe European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from LibyaThe EconomistALTHOUGH he was not there, it was hard to escape Donald Trump at the European Union's latest summit. Held in Malta on February 3rd, the day-long event focused on new plans for handling migration, particularly for stemming the flow of people making ...and more »

NGOs and rights bodies criticize EU's immigration plan - africanews;

NGOs and rights bodies criticize EU's immigration plan - africanews

africanewsNGOs and rights bodies criticize EU's immigration planafricanewsInternational organizations and NGOs have warned against the European Union's new plan to curb mass migration from Libya. UNICEF's deputy director Justin Forsyth said that the decisions taken by EU leaders at a special summit in Malta on Friday are ...and more »

MSF Response to European Council's

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

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalMSF Response to European Council's "Malta Declaration" on MigrationMédecins 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 ...and more »

PN welcomes EU's migration plan: 'Translate words into action' - MaltaToday;

PN welcomes EU's migration plan: 'Translate words into action' - MaltaToday

MaltaTodayPN welcomes EU's migration plan: 'Translate words into action'MaltaTodayThe Nationalist Party has welcomed the agreement reached by the 28 leaders of the European Union to try and cut off the migratory route from Libya into Europe, through a deal signed between the North African country and Italy and the disbursement of ...and more »

EU leaders to push migration issue outside of Europe - EUobserver;

EU leaders to push migration issue outside of Europe - EUobserver

EUobserverEU leaders to push migration issue outside of EuropeEUobserverMalta'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 ...and more »

EU's progress on migrants now faces the test of reality - ItalyEurope24 (subscription);

EU's progress on migrants now faces the test of reality - ItalyEurope24 (subscription)

ItalyEurope24 (subscription)EU's progress on migrants now faces the test of realityItalyEurope24 (subscription)The temptation is strong to say that in Malta, Europe has finally turned the page on immigration policy. That the agreement between Italy and Libya, after garnering full support from EU partners, will truly stop the uncontrolled inflow from the central ...and more »