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Migrant crisis unfolding at sea looms over G-7 summit

Added: 26.05.2017 11:52 | 16 views | 0 comments

(CNN)World leaders at the G-7 summit on Friday will meet in Sicily -- a promised land for thousands of migrants making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe. This week, Italy received 4,513 migrants to the country. It was a 576% increase from the previous week, according to the International Organization for Migration. It could suggest that more migrants are attempting to cross the Mediterranean as the weather gets warmer -- a pattern seen in previous years. So far this year, Italy has received about 90% of the approximately 60,000 migrants who arrived to Europe by sea, according to the UN High Commisioner for Refugees data, updated this week. Tragedy on 'Europe's doorstep Read...

Cyprus' economy expected to pick up speed over next 2 years

Added: 26.05.2017 10:04 | 2 views | 0 comments

The governor of Cyprus' Central Bank is projecting that the east Mediterranean island's economic growth will pick up from 2.8 percent this year to around 3 percent annually over the next two years.


RIME Review - DJ Podcasts

Added: 26.05.2017 9:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

Paul from DJ Podcasts writes "Shipwrecked on an island and alone with no guidance, its time to experience this beautiful Mediterranean island through the eyes of a young boy, fearless and inquisitive in a vast an open world filled with dangers.  This is RIME."


Libyan coastguard opened fire at refugee boats: NGOs

Added: 25.05.2017 20:54 | 7 views | 0 comments

Aid groups say 70 refugees jumped into Mediterranean waters to avoid being shot as speedboat interrupted rescue.


Kitesurfers descend on Mediterranean for Defi Kite race

Added: 25.05.2017 17:08 | 11 views | 0 comments

More than 250 kiteboarders raced their colorful spectrum of sails over the Mediterranean at speeds of up to 30 km per hour in a bid to land the prestigious Defi Kite title this week.


Libyan coastguard opens fire at migrant boats: NGOs

Added: 25.05.2017 13:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

Seventy refugees jump in Mediterranean out of fear of being shot as speedboat interrupts rescue, aid organisations say.


Albabel / Masquespacio

Added: 25.05.2017 13:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Antonio Ramirez was managing his pizzeria Albabel during more than 20 years in Picaña when he decided to contact Masquespacio, having a dream to convert his old restaurant in a completely new one. Being passionate about gastronomy both on a national as international level, Antonio since a few years had the wish to offer a new food concept that fusions the Mediterranean kitchen with some Andalusian from its own roots and a touch of international ingredients. For this new adventure, counting with the support of his brother Rafael he aspired to have a space in which he could feel like at home.                                                   


Toddlers among dozens dead in new Mediterranean migrant boat disaster

Added: 24.05.2017 18:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

May 25, 2017 1:51 AM
ROME (AFP) - At least 34 people including young children drowned on Wednesday (May 24) when they fell off an overloaded migrant vessel in the Mediterranean, where tensions are rising between aid ships and the Libyan coastguard.


Boat capsizes throwing 200 people into Mediterranean and 34 mostly toddlers drown

Added: 24.05.2017 17:58 | 13 views | 0 comments

AT LEAST 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned today, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said.


Refugees drown off Libya's Mediterranean coast

Added: 24.05.2017 15:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rescue operation by Malta-based aid boat just one of 15 under way off Libya's coast, according to Italy's coastguard.


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