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“Saving Lives is Our Only Concern”, says Admiral Pettorino, Italian Coast Guard

For the men working in the Control Centre of the Coast Guard in Rome, there is no difference between night and day. In this high-tech room there are no windows – only rows of computers and screens displaying maps of the Mediterranean Sea (and the world) and the positions of military and commercial ships. This room controls the Coast Guard’s rescue operations at sea – hour by hour, without any interruption.

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UNHCR: 3,400 have died crossing Mediterranean in 2014

At least 348,000 people have made risky sea journeys in search of asylum or migration this year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has said.

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UN expert urges EU to actively support migrant search and rescue operations

United Nations human rights expert has called for a global humanitarian response to the large number of migrants and asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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UN Experts: Eliminate violence against internally displaced women and girls

UN human rights experts have called for stronger, concerted efforts to prevent and eliminate violence against internally displaced women and girls.

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Pope Francis calls for fair immigration policy, urges Europe to welcome refugees

Pope Francis has urged the European authorities to act now to stop migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea.

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