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    Amount of plastic dumped in Med to double in 20 years: report

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:38pm on October 27, 2020

    Nearly 2,30,000 tonnes of plastic is dumped into the Mediterranean Sea every year, a figure which could more than double by 2040 unless ‘ambitious’ steps...

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    Fight over the Mediterranean

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2020

    OVERWHELMED by uncontrollable circumstances, the Greek government is bracing for another financial crisis that promises to be as terrible as the last one in 2015....

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    8 Bangladeshis among 22 rescued from Europe-bound boat

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:14am on September 27, 2020

    Twenty-two Europe-bound migrants, including eight Bangladeshis, were rescued from Libya’s Mediterranean coast, after their dingy capsized in the sea. Libyan fishermen spotted the sinking boat...

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    114 migrants rescued from Mediterranean: German NGO

    Agence France-Presse. Berlin | Updated at 10:35am on September 20, 2020

    German NGO Sea-Eye said Saturday it had rescued 114 migrants from two vessels stranded off the Libyan coast. Sea-Eye said its Alan-Kurdi rescue boat first...

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    24 migrants killed in Mediterranean Sea boat capsize

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Cairo | Updated at 03:22pm on September 15, 2020

    The UN migration agency said Tuesday that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, leaving at least two...

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    UN says about 100 migrants risk drowning in Med

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:46pm on July 27, 2020

    Around 100 migrants fleeing war-ravaged Libya have run into difficulty in the Mediterranean and could drown, the UN said Monday, urging a rapid rescue. The...

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    110 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

    Agence France-Presse . On board the Ocean Viking | Updated at 01:39am on June 27, 2020

    More than 110 migrants drifting in the Mediterranean on two makeshift boats were rescued on Thursday in separate operations by a ship chartered by a...

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    One held in Sylhet for involvement in human trafficking

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 02:36pm on June 02, 2020

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Monday evening arrested a man at Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet in a human trafficking case filed after the 37 Bangladeshis...

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    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in Med seek safe ports

    Agence France-Presse . Mediterranean | Updated at 10:04pm on January 27, 2020

    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by two boats run by aid agencies were looking for safe ports in Malta and Italy, the groups...

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    Dozens of migrants rescued off Italy

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 01:48pm on November 24, 2019

    Italian coast guards on Saturday said they had rescued 143 migrants off the island of Lampedsa although around 20 others were apparently missing according to...