SOS Mediterranee

MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius migrant rescue operations

MARSEILLE, France — Aid groups Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee say they have been forced to end the migrant rescue operations of the Aquarius ship in the Mediterranean Sea. The Aquarius has been docked in Marseille since October after Panama revoked its flag. Last month, Italian prosecutors ordered the seizure of the ship and … Continue reading MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius migrant rescue operations

MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius rescue operations

MARSEILLE, France— Aid group Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee say they have been forced to end the rescue operations of the Aquarius ship in the Mediterranean Sea. The Aquarius has been docked in Marseille since October after Panama revoked its flag. Last month, Italian prosecutors ordered the seizure of the ship and accused Doctors … Continue reading MARSEILLE, France | Aid groups terminate Aquarius rescue operations

MILAN | The Latest: Dozens in Bosnian town protest migrant arrivals

MILAN  — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A few dozen people have gathered in the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac to protest the government’s response to an unprecedented influx of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Protesters who assembled Monday in a square in … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Dozens in Bosnian town protest migrant arrivals

ROME | Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants

ROME — A European aid group says migrants are telling rescuers that several ships passed them by in the Mediterranean Sea without helping. SOS Mediterranee says Sunday that due to the recent refusal of Italy and Malta to let rescue vessels carrying migrants dock, ships might be unwilling to do rescues “due to the high … Continue reading ROME | Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants