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Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings

05 May, 2019 1:48 pm 1:48 pm

VALLETTA (Reuters) – A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said. At least one pregnant woman and a number of children were believed to be among the 216 rescued migrants. Their nationality was not … Read More

Morata, Spain, Malta, Euro 2020

Morata double gives Spain win over defensive Malta

03 March, 2019 11:58 am 11:58 am

TA’QALI, MALTA (Reuters) – Spain’s Alvaro Morata scored a goal in each half as they beat a highly defensive Malta side 2-0 away on Tuesday to move top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group with two wins out of two games. Spain coach Luis Enrique was absent from the sidelines as he had to return … Read More

Migrant rescue boat heads for Spain after Italy, Malta reject it

07 July, 2018 11:12 pm 11:12 pm

ROME (Reuters) – A humanitarian boat carrying 59 migrants rescued off Libya was heading for Barcelona on Sunday after Italy and Malta, both much closer to the place of rescue, had refused to let it dock in their ports. The boat Open Arms, run by the Spanish Proactiva Open Arms charity, said late on Saturday … Read More