Tag: rescued

47 migrants rescued by AFM

The Armed Forces of Malta, AFM, rescued 47 migrants who arrived in Malta on Sunday at 6 pm. It was a German humanitarian ship, Sea-Eye, that initially rescued the migrants, a total of 78 who were off the Libyan coast. The German Charity group said that they were harassed by the Libyan authorities.

Spain rescues almost 200 migrants in the Mediterranean

Almost 200 people were rescued attempting to make the dangerous crossing from North Africa to Spain on Monday, the coastguard said.The rescues come amid...

Spanish NGO boat seeks safe port for 124 people rescued in...

A Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two migrant rafts...

Photos: Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings

A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta...

Watch: ‘Believe me, it was not easy, but it worked’ –...

Speaking at today’s College Meeting, Dimitris Avrampolous told reporters that the discussions to secure the disembarkation and distribution of 49 migrants currently stranded at...

Updated: 211 asylum seekers rescued by AFM in 24 hours

97 people were rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta late on Sunday night. The asylum seekers were rescued from a sinking boat and...