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Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat   Many others were saved as the boat was intercepted off Libya. The Italian navy said the rescue was continuing Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark on live TV   A surfing champion was competing Sunday in the finals of South Africa’s J-Bay Open when a familiar-looking fin popped up behind him Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Map of Catania Italy  The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Muslims among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 passengers overboard because they were Christians Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
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B. 2018-02-02 Migrant crisis: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast Mediterranean Sea, Libya
C. 2017-09-21 Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast Sabratha, Libya
D. 2017-09-15 Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services Lolo, Kebbi, Northern Nigeria
4. 2017-04-16 Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter Libya
F. 2017-03-23 More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Mediterranean Sea, Libya
G. 2017-01-14 Only 4 survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya Mediterranean Sea, Libya
H. 2016-11-03 Migrant crisis: 'Hundreds dead' in shipwrecks off Libya Mediterranean Sea, Libya
2016-08-29 Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya Sabratha, Libya

Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat Migrant crisis: Many feared dead in shipwreck off Libya Migrant crisis: Scores missing after boat sinks off Libya Bodies of 40 migrants found washed ashore in Libya Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Map of Zuwara Libya
  Migrant crisis: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast   Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN's migration agency. Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services Shark mauls trained shark-spotter bodyboarding off French island Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean   Only 4 survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya  Aid officials say a migrant ship carrying around 100 people has capsized off Libya's coast and that only four survivors have been rescued   Migrant crisis: 'Hundreds dead' in shipwrecks off Libya   More than 200 migrants are believed drowned in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya, migration officials say   Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya Map of Sabratha Libya  About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date 22 bodies found on Mediterranean boat - MSF Migrants die as dinghy sinks off Libya Congo: Boat collision on lake kills at least 27 people European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya


February 2018 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2   Libya


year 2017 Top ^

Sep.21   Libya
Sep.15   Northern Nigeria
Apr.29   Southern Africa
Apr.16   Libya
Mar.23   Libya
Jan.14   Libya


year 2016 Top ^

Nov.3   Libya
Aug.29   Libya
Jul.20   Libya
Jun.30   Libya
Jun.12   Congo
May.29   Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
May.27   Libya
May.26   Libya
Apr.30   Libya


year 2015 Top ^

Oct.24   Libya
Aug.27   Libya
  Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say

Aug.26   Libya
Aug.22   Libya
Aug.15   Libya
Jul.19   South Africa
Apr.20   Sicily
Apr.16   Libya
Apr.14   Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144
 More than 8,000 have been picked up since Friday


year 2014 Top ^

Feb.6   Sicily More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast   Patrol choppers saw the overcrowded rafts, and four navy vessels rescued those on board. The asylum seekers were from sub-Saharan Africa

year 2013 Top ^

Sep.28   Northern Nigeria Nigeria river boat accident kills 42, 100 missing   A boat overloaded with passengers and goods travelling on the Niger River in central Nigeria has capsized, killing 42 people with 100 others...

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.10   Tanzania Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks   At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board Jul.5   Sudan   Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197'   About 200 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants to Saudi Arabia sank off the Sudanese coast

year 2009 Top ^

Mar.31   Libya Hundreds feared drowned off Libya   International Organization for Migration: More than 200 African migrants are feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya Mar.30   Libya Fishing boats sink off Libyan coast


year 2007 Top ^

Aug.3   Sierra Leone Boat capsizes, 50 drowned, 100 missing


year 2006 Top ^

Dec.18   Senegal Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die  A fishing boat crowded with more than 100 African migrants was sailing to Canary Islands, drifting for about 10 days Mar.23   Cameroon Boat sinks; 127 feared drowned
Feb.4   Egypt Officials: Fire made ferry sink Feb.3   Egypt Hopes dim for ferry missing  Hopes are fading of finding alive more than 900 people still missing a day after a ferry sank in the Red Sea   Egypt Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
  An aging passenger ferry loaded to near capacity with dozens of vehicles sank. 100 survivors had been rescued


year 2005 Top ^

Nov.5   Somalia   Cruise ship repels pirates
  The Seabourn Spirit sailing has beaten back gunmen in speedboats who opened fire

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.4   Tunisia Many drown as migrant ship sinks  Their boat sank while trying to reach Italy illegally. Another 47 are missing, presumed drowned

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.27   Senegal 1,800 people died as ferry sinks
  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm
Sep.13   South Africa Oil spill threatens wildlife park


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