22nd August 2019

Mediterranean Sea

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Richard Gere joins migrant rescue ship, EU president calls for ‘urgent action’

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Hollywood actor Richard Gere boarded the Proactiva Open Arms migrant rescue ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week, in the middle of
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Amnesty calls on Spain to release migrant rescue ships

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Amnesty International has called on the Spanish government to take steps to allow two vessels confined to the ports of Barcelona and Pasaia (in the Basque
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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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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’.