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Mediterranean

September 20, 2022

Cyprus coastguard nabs 437 migrants in two days

According to migrants, the smugglers charge between €3,000 and €5,000 ($3,000 to $5,000) per head per trip.

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April 24, 2022

17 African migrants die from Tunisian shipwreck

On Saturday the Tunisian coast guard said four boats, carrying 120 African migrants headed for Italy, had sunk off the coast near the city of Sfax.

Capsized boat used to illustrate the story.
March 16, 2022

Global COVID-19 cases climbing again: WHO

Number of global coronavirus infections confirmed since the pandemic began has reached 455 million.

Health workers attending to Covid-19 patient
March 29, 2021

4,500 illegal migrants in Libya detention: IOM

In 2020, 11,891 illegal migrants were rescued and returned to Libya, the agency estimated, adding that 381 migrants died and 597 went missing.