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Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya- Italian coastguard

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya- Italian coastguard

Aug 30, – Dramatic images of one operation showed about 700 migrants crammed onto a fishing boat, with some of them jumping off the vessel in life jackets and swimming towards rescuers. Around 6,500 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard said, in one of its busiest days of life-saving in […]

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Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Sep 21, – “Regime forces fired on the Al-Shaar neighbourhood in Aleppo city’s east, which is controlled by the opposition, and killed at least 18 civilians,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Heavy bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 18 civilians Monday in […]

September 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dozens of migrants ‘missing in new Mediterranean boat tragedy’

Dozens of migrants ‘missing in new Mediterranean boat tragedy’

Apr 16, – Four survivors told Italian police and humanitarian organisations that their inflatable vessel carrying 45 people sank on the crossing from Libya. As many as 41 migrants have drowned after another boat carrying refugees sank in the Mediterranean, Italian media reported. Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

April 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

Oct 25, – Some 3,000 civilians trapped in a suffocating Syrian army siege of rebel areas in the city of Homs need urgent food aid, a monitoring group and activists said Friday. “Three thousands civilians, among them 500 aged over 70, are living exclusively off the little food that had been stored in the besieged […]

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