Charity boat rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya

World / Social Issues Sep 9, 2019

Charity boat rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya

Humanitarian groups SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders rescued 50 migrants on Sunday from a rubber dinghy off Libya's coast and brought them aboard their charity ship, Ocean Viking. An AP journalist aboard the Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking witnessed the rescue of a pregnant woman, 12 ...

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

World / Social Issues Jul 10, 2019

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Forty-four migrants, including women and children, plucked from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean arrived in Malta Tuesday after charity boat Alan Kurdi handed the shipwreck victims over to the Maltese coast guard on the high-seas. Malta agreed to take in those rescued by the ...

World May 11, 2019

Group of 85 migrants rescued from sinking boat by Maltese

A Maltese patrol boat rescued a group of 85 migrants late Friday night and was to bring them to Malta on Saturday morning, the Armed Forces said. The migrants, believed to be from North and East Africa, were in a sinking wooden boat, the army ...