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Forty-five migrants killed after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea, off coast of Libya, says UN
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Forty-five migrants killed after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea, off coast of Libya, says UN

Thirty-seven survivors, mainly from Senegal, Mali, Chad and Ghana, were rescued by local fishermen and later detained by Libyan officials onshore

As smoke clears in Beirut, shock over explosion gives way to anger in cash-strapped Lebanon
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As smoke clears in Beirut, shock over explosion gives way to anger in cash-strapped Lebanon

Public dissatisfaction boiled over late last year, when protesters took to the streets calling for the ouster of the political class. The protests toppled the prime minister, but Lebanon’s troubles only grew worse

Ocean Viking, rescue ship in Mediterranean Sea, declares emergency after six migrants attempt suicide
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Ocean Viking, rescue ship in Mediterranean Sea, declares emergency after six migrants attempt suicide

The ship, which is in limbo in the Mediterranean off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa, has been waiting for over a week for permission from Italy or Malta to offload the migrants at one of their ports.

Spanish emergency services rescue almost 500 migrants from Mediterranean Sea in a single day
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Spanish emergency services rescue almost 500 migrants from Mediterranean Sea in a single day

According to the International Organisation for Migration, 18,653 migrants reached Spanish shores between the beginning of the year and 18 July.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Doha denies Arab states' claim of emergency air corridors allotment to Qatari planes
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Doha denies Arab states' claim of emergency air corridors allotment to Qatari planes

Arab states said they would allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, but Doha denied it, saying they were spreading "false information".

Libya coastguard rescues 150 Europe-bound migrants off Tripoli
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Libya coastguard rescues 150 Europe-bound migrants off Tripoli

Libya's coastguard rescued at least 150 migrants who were trying to reach Europe on Monday after their inflatable boat had engine problems and began to sink, a navy spokesman said.

Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean
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Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved 19 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat

Chinese ships conduct live firing drills in Mediterranean; to hold joint naval exercise with Russia
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Chinese ships conduct live firing drills in Mediterranean; to hold joint naval exercise with Russia

China says its latest-generation warships have conducted live-firing drills in the Mediterranean Sea while en route to joint exercises with the Russian Navy

Bodies of five migrants recovered from small boat; Spain's rescue service saves 92 others
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Bodies of five migrants recovered from small boat; Spain's rescue service saves 92 others

Spain's maritime rescue service has recovered the bodies of five migrants who died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat.

Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State positions in Syria
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Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State positions in Syria

Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group's positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday.

Rescuers pull 2,300 migrants off the coast in Libya, two dead
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Rescuers pull 2,300 migrants off the coast in Libya, two dead

The rescue efforts came as the bodies of 35 migrants, including at least 10 children, were being brought to Italy after they fell off an overloaded vessel.

Passengers of hijacked Libyan flight to return home from Malta
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Passengers of hijacked Libyan flight to return home from Malta

The passengers from a hijacked Libyan flight that was diverted to Malta have left the Mediterranean island and are returning home.

Migrant crisis death toll crosses 5,000, says UN refugee agency
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Migrant crisis death toll crosses 5,000, says UN refugee agency

The number of migrants and refugees who have perished while trying to cross the Mediterranean this year has passed 5,000, the UN said on Friday after two more deadly shipwrecks.

Human remains recovered from EgyptAir plane crash site; DNA tests to be conducted
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Human remains recovered from EgyptAir plane crash site; DNA tests to be conducted

EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea about 280 kms from the Egyptian seacoast on May 19, with 56 passengers and 10 cabin crew on board.

EgyptAir's second black box recovered from Mediterranean Sea
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EgyptAir's second black box recovered from Mediterranean Sea

The second black box of the doomed EgyptAir plane that crashed last month killing all 66 people on board was pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, a day after Egypt's investigation committee said the plane's cockpit voice recorder had been recovered.

Three dead, 302 migrants rescued from sinking boat in Greece
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Three dead, 302 migrants rescued from sinking boat in Greece

Three bodies were recovered and 302 people rescued from a sinking boat carrying a number of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea south of Crete

French ship picks up signals from crashed EgyptAir flight's black boxes
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French ship picks up signals from crashed EgyptAir flight's black boxes

A French ship has picked up signals presumed to be from black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, Egypt said

Europe migrant crisis: UN claims 880 lives lost in recent Mediterranean shipwrecks
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Europe migrant crisis: UN claims 880 lives lost in recent Mediterranean shipwrecks

The death toll in the Mediterranean shipwrecks has claimed atleast 880 lives, the UN refuge agency said.