Mediterranean

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2014
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A boat that took off from the Libyan coast around July 27 to July 29 carrying 180 Eritreans has sunk not far off the coast, while still in Libyan territorial waters, Radio Erena reported. 155 of them are presumed dead. The rest 25 were saved through the help of Libyan coast guards. One of the [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 9th, 2013
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Asmara has become a city of wailing and sorrow Members of the Freedom Friday Movement have confirmed that many people in the capital are hearing of the fate of their loved ones caught up in last Thursday’s boat accident off the cost of Lampadusa in Italy. The accident which is said to be the biggest ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 7th, 2013
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BBC News (Geneva) – The latest tragedy in the Mediterranean has, not before time, human rights groups say, put the spotlight on the situations which drive people to make the perilous boat journey to Europe, and the many dangers they face along the way. It is believed most of the dead came from Eritre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Dec 21st, 2012
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Today we understand more than ever that to build bridges of reconciliation and understanding between people requires an urgent need to build the foundation for cooperation and to establish the spirit of brotherhood and peace among nations. We know also that the dialogue between cultures and cross-lin...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 16th, 2011
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Tripoli – Fighters loyal to Libya’s new rulers said on Friday they had suffered heavy casualties in their battle for control of fugitive Muammar Gaddafi hometown Sirte, with at least 11 killed and 34 hurt. “Initial statistics: 11 martyrs and 34 wounded,” an English-language st...