Turkey will drill for gas until Greek Cypriots accept plan: minister

Business Jul 15, 2019

Turkey will drill for gas until Greek Cypriots accept plan: minister

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara's foreign minister said on Sunday. Mevlut Cavusoglu said a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci ...

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 ...

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

World / Social Issues Jul 5, 2019

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

A sailboat belonging to Italian charity Mediterranea has rescued 54 people including pregnant women and children in distress off the Libyan coast, the charity said on Thursday. "All 54 survivors have been rescued and are now aboard," Mediterranea, which is made up of left-wing activists, ...

World / Social Issues Jun 6, 2019

Almost 400 migrants rescued from Mediterranean by Malta

Malta's armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations on Wednesday and brought them all ashore to the small Mediterranean island, the military said. A government official said it was one of the largest number of arrivals to Malta in many months. An ...

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 ...