20th October 2019

International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

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Open Arms rescues another 40 migrants at sea

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The rescue ship of the Proactiva Open Arms NGO based in Badalona, north of Barcelona, picked up 40 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea on
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Rescue boat with over 300 migrants reaches Spain

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A charity rescue boat carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain on Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spending Christmas
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Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

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Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive
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Guardia Civil break up migrant smuggling ring

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Spain’s Guardia Civil said Monday they have smashed an alleged people trafficking network which ‘operated like a travel agency’ and smuggled around 600 Moroccans into
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Focus: bad weather no deterrent to migrants crossing Strait of Gibraltar

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A radio message comes in from a Spanish maritime rescue boat to the service’s command centre in the southern town of Tarifa: ’34 migrants rescued’.