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‘Not a victory’: MSF slams European response as stranded refugees head to Spain

French charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said the European response to accepting hundreds of refugees trapped in Meditarranean limbo over the weekend was “not a victory”. Both Italy and Malta refused to allow the Aquarius, carrying 629 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, to dock, before Spain offered safe harbour …

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Spain offers harbour for migrants trapped in Mediterranean limbo

Spain’s prime minister said the country will accept hundreds of migrants on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) rescue ship, who were stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta shut their ports. Pedro Sanchez said he would give “safe harbour” to the Aquarius and the 629 refugees on board, who …

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UN Security Council sanctions six people for human trafficking in Libya

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday sanctioned six people for involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya after Russia lifted a hold on the request for action against the individuals in question.

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