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German rescue ship Alan Kurdi blocked in Italy for 'irregularities'

German rescue ship Alan Kurdi blocked in Italy for 'irregularities'

The Italian coastguard has grounded German migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi at the port of Palermo, Sicily, after identifying ‘several irregularities.’

Migrant rescue ship 'threatened' by Libya coastguards

Migrant rescue ship 'threatened' by Libya coastguards

German NGO Sea-Eye said one of its vessels was threatened on Saturday by Libyan coast guards who fired warning shots as it rescued 90 migrants from a lifeboat.

Rescued migrants in limbo as Salvini bans second charity ship

Rescued migrants in limbo as Salvini bans second charity ship

Over 160 migrants were seeking a safe port Friday after two charity vessels that had rescued them found themselves banned from entering Italian territorial waters.

Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 migrants off Libya

Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 migrants off Libya

The migrant rescue boat Alan Kurdi has saved another 44 people, including women and infants from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean, its operator German charity Sea-Eye said on Tuesday.