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Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later sank in the Mediterranean Sea.

At least 20, including a baby, died and several others went missing.

MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

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MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

Mohammed bin Salman's yacht arrived off the Cornish coast amid a scandal involving former PM David Cameron.

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

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Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

34 migrants dead after <em>boat</em> capsizes off Djibouti: IOM

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34 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Djibouti: IOM

Dozens of migrants from Yemen drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti.

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Aid group MSF says detained migrant killed in Libya

One migrant was killed and two others aged 17 and 18 were wounded and taken to a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, the charity said.

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Iran releases seized South Korean tanker: Seoul foreign ministry

Iran was a key oil supplier to resource-poor South Korea until Washington's rules blocked the purchases.

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Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

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Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition said it had thwarted an 'imminent' attack by the Sanaa-based Houthi group.

Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

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Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

On three boats in the Mediterranean monitored over their critical situation, only two were rescued on Saturday.

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Canal Authority says Suez backlog cleared

By the time the MV Ever Given was refloated on Monday, the backlog of ships in the Suez Canal had reached more than 400 vessels.

Tunisia, Greece hold joint naval exercises

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Tunisia, Greece hold joint naval exercises

The joint drills are aimed at enhancing the two country's ability to fight illegal maritime activities, including smuggling, as well developing ...

Libyan coastguard intercepts 138 migrants at sea

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Libyan coastguard intercepts 138 migrants at sea

An inflatable boat carrying 138 migrants was intercepted off Libya's western coast.

Islamic State group says seized Mozambique town of Palma

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Islamic State group says seized Mozambique town of Palma

The Islamic State declared it had seized the town of Palma in Mozambique after day of fighting that killed dozens.

Hundreds of migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya

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Hundreds of migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya

At least 480 migrants were caught by Libyan local coast guard forces over the weekend as they were trying to cross the Mediterranean sea.

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Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as launched.

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UN: 2,276 refugees died reaching Europe last year

"The true crisis on maritime routes to Europe is the lack of unified European Union and African policy aimed at safe, humane migration ...

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Three dead on Canaries migrant boat, 41 saved

Separately, a fishing boat managed to rescue another five people, and also recovered the bodies of two women, he added.

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Tugs and dredgers try to free megaship blocking Suez

"Tug boats and dredgers are being used to crush rocks."

Dozens die in migrant ship fire off Libya: charity

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Dozens die in migrant ship fire off Libya: charity

More than 40 people were rescued after the boat's engine caught fire off the coast of Libya, while 60 are missing and presumed dead.

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Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

Two senior US intelligence officials have told the Associated Press that Iran has made threats against an army base in Washington DC.

Ocean Viking rescuers pick up 100 migrants off Libya

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Ocean Viking rescuers pick up 100 migrants off Libya

During its first winter mission in January and February, the vessel rescued around 800 people.

Cyprus urged to probe migrant pushbacks from Lebanon

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Cyprus urged to probe migrant pushbacks from Lebanon

The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner urged Cyprus to investigate allegations of ill-treatment of migrants arriving by boat.

Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

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Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

Lebanese-Americans Julian Elie Khater and George Pierre Tanios were charged with assaulting police officers during the Capitol riots.

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