Fears mount over migrants dying ‘out of sight’ in Mediterranean

By |maj 15th, 2020|Italy, Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, NGOs, Robert Abela|

More and more migrants are crossing, Europe is closing its ports and no humanitarian ships are carrying out rescues. As the coronavirus pandemic dominates headlines, activists fear the Mediterranean is the scene of an overlooked "tragedy".

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Coronavirus or not, African migrants push on toward Europe

By |maj 11th, 2020|Africa, coronavirus, Gambia, Giuseppe Conte, human trafficking, IOM, Libya, Mali, migrant cris, News, Niger, Sahel, Senegal|

Many Africans are managing to evade coronavirus lockdown barriers in Niger, the Sahel's migrant crossroads, as they press on with their perilous desert trek to the Mediterranean Sea and ultimately Europe.

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Chizhov: Coronavirus cannot diminish the significance of Victory Day

By |maj 9th, 2020|China, coronavirus, disinformation, Donald Trump, fake news, Libya, News, Outer space, Russia, Sanctions, Vladimir Putin, World War Two|

In a wide-ranging interview, Russian Ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, discussed Victory Day, Russia’s relations with its wartime allies, conspiracy theories about COVID-19, sanctions, disinformation and more.

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EU’s Libya naval mission to begin work ‘within days’

By |april 29th, 2020|EU naval mission, Fayez al-Sarraj, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, Operation Irini|

The EU's delayed naval mission to enforce an arms embargo on Libya will be ready to begin work in the coming days, EU officials confirmed on Wednesday (29 April), two days after Libyan militia commander Khalifa Haftar terminated a 2015 UN agreement, re...

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Commission, experts call for code of conduct on migrant sea rescues

By |april 28th, 2020|Doctors Without Borders, Dunja Mijatović, European Court of Auditors, European Parliament, Frontex, Libya, News, UNHCR|

The EU should stop channeling funds to Libya to manage migration and train its coastguard as it is not a “safe country” for disembarkation of people rescued at sea, MEPs in the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee heard on Monday (27 April).

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EU foreign affairs chief to turn to Europe’s East after COVID-19

By |april 23rd, 2020|Eastern Partnership, Josep Borrell, Libya, News, Sergei Lavrov, Ukraine|

The European Union's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, confirmed that his first visit following the easing of coronavirus-related restrictions will be to Ukraine, in a bid to affirm the EU's leadership in the region.

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Rescue group, EU officials dispute fate of 85 sea migrants

By |april 14th, 2020|coronavirus, Frontex, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, NGOs, UNHCR|

Europe's coast guards and rescue agencies were at loggerheads Monday (13 April) about the fate of four dinghies and up to 85 migrants potentially lost at sea after setting off from Libya.

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UNHCR alarm over dozens of missing migrants in Mediterranean

By |april 13th, 2020|Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, NGOs, UNHCR|

The UN refugee agency expressed alarm Sunday (12 April) about the fate of dozens of migrants whose rubber dinghies appear to have capsized after setting sail from Libya for Italy.

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Malta says it can no longer rescue, accept migrants

By |april 10th, 2020|coronavirus, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mediterranean, migration crisis, News, NGOs|

Malta can no longer guarantee the rescue of migrants or allow their disembarkation during the coronavirus emergency, the Malta government said on Thursday (9 April).

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UN searching for new Libya envoy after US blockage

By |april 9th, 2020|António Guterres, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, Russia, United Nations, United States|

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has begun searching for a new envoy to Libya, diplomatic sources said Wednesday (8 April), after the United States refused to endorse the previous candidate.

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