Malta

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 20th, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica The Italian Navy claims on Friday that they have recovered over 74 migrants out of the atlantic ocean south of Sicily and brought all of them to Lampedusa. It appears in addition to a large number of other individuals who landed on the Mediterranean island earlier this week...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 30th, 2013
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ROME — Two undocumented African migrants died of hypothermia on Saturday after being rescued by Italian coast guards who were taking them to the tiny island of Lampedusa, Italian media reported. The two were on board a boat with around 90 people that issued an SOS signal when it began sinking during ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Refugees/Migrants
Oct 29th, 2012
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Spanish rescue services have saved 66 clandestine immigrants who were trying to reach Europe from Morocco on rickety boats, officials announced Monday. Attempts to reach Europe by African migrants have increased in recent days and at least 16 drowned last week. “Since Sunday, 11 vessels have be...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2012
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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2012
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Malta’s navy recovered two bodies and rescued around 160 African migrants from two boats which got into trouble on the Mediterranean Sea, an armed forces spokesman said Thursday. Two more migrants were missing after they fell overboard. The first group of around 60 people was rescued around 70 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 6th, 2012
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Mosta’s prolific forward Obinna Obiefule has stated his belief that he can solve the Eagles striking problems if he is given a chance to play for the National Team. The Eagles under Coach Stephen Keshi look descent in defense, keeping a clean sheet in four games. But it is the attack that needs...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2011
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Valletta – Maltese coast guards on Tuesday rescued 44 refugees from Somalia in a rubber dinghy coming from Libya that had issued a distress signal during a four-day crossing, in which two people reportedly died. The 31 men, 10 women and three children were packed on to a 7m boat that had begun ...
By benim
In News
Nov 1st, 2011
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Tunis – A Tunisian court has issued an international arrest warrant against the widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat over alleged corruption, an official said on Monday. Justice ministry spokesperson Kadhem Zine el Abidine told AFP that a Tunis court had issued the warrant against...
By benim
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Feb 25th, 2011
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VALLETTA, Malta—After three days of delays, a U.S.-chartered ferry evacuated Americans and other foreigners out of Libya on Friday and brought them to the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Maria Dolores ferry brought over 300 passengers, including at least 167 U.S. citizens, away from the turmoil th...