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Frontex deployed assets involved in the interception of a drug boat in the Alboran Sea

On 24 September a drug trafficking boat was intercepted in the Western Mediterranean in the framework of the Frontex- coordinated operation, Indalo. more

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Frontex launches call for participation of the EU Member States in Joint Operation Triton

Frontex concluded talks with the Italian authorities on September 24 concerning the launch of a new joint operation in Italy. more

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People smugglers: the latter day slave merchants

It has been a truly disastrous year for irregular migrants attempting the perilous sea-crossing from North Africa to Europe. A troubling spike in serious armed conflicts around the world, from Mali in West Africa through to Gaza, Syria, ... more

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Search and rescue - JO Hermes, Lampedusa 2013

Search and rescue - JO Hermes, Lampedusa 2013

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