Tag Archives: Mediterranean

14Aug/17

More NGOs follow MSF in suspending Mediterranean migrant rescues

AT SEA, MEDITERRANEAN (SEA-EYE) – Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they said they felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard. Continue reading

31Aug/15

Merkel: Germany must speed up processing asylum applications, fight right-wing extremism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.

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09Aug/15

Migrants make tough sea journey to uncertain future in Europe

Hundreds of African migrants plucked from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean continue their strenuous journey aboard a rescue vessel, finally reaching land in Italy where an uncertain future awaits them.
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01Aug/15

Calais camp migrants learn French at makeshift school

Migrants at a makeshift camp in Calais learn French to help with asylum applications, as tensions rise around French shipping port.

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30Jul/15

British charity criticises PM’s language on migrants

Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.

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14Feb/15

At least 300 migrants feared dead trying to reach Europe from Africa

(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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