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Race to stop Norway frigate sinking after oil tanker collision

Norwegian Frigate Rammed By Oil Tanker, Listing in Shallow Water

An oil tanker rammed a Norwegian navy frigate Thursday in a harbor on the country’s western coast, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. The frigate’s 137 crew members were evacuated amid fears that it may sink.

Migrants arrive aboard 'Lifeline', a vessel for the German charity Mission Lifeline, in the harbour of Valletta, Malta, on June 27, 2018. - A rescue boat stranded for nearly a week in the Mediterranean with over 200 migrants docked in Malta on June 27, 2018, after a deal was struck …

Malta Lets Charity Boat Dock, 141 Migrants Accepted by France, Germany

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta on Tuesday agreed to let a private rescue ship dock on the island, with the 141 migrants it is carrying to be distributed among five fellow European Union nations in what was described as a “responsibility-sharing exercise.”

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Crisis Warnings Sound as EU Gears Up For New Migrant Wave

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya this year in a desperate effort to reach European shores by way of Italy. More

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Malta PM: Brexit Deal Must be Worse Than EU Membership

VALLETTA (AFP) – Britain’s deal for leaving the European Union must be worse than the terms of its membership, said Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whose country has just taken on the six-month EU presidency.

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Hijackers of Libyan Plane Surrender in Malta

Hijackers claiming to have a grenade took over a Libyan plane Friday and diverted it to Malta before releasing everyone onboard and surrendering to authorities, officials said.