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Italy's Salvini brands release of migrant rescue ship captain as politically biased

Italy's Salvini brands release of migrant rescue ship captain as politically biased

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday denounced a judge who freed the German captain of a charity rescue ship accused of forcing an Italian naval blockade and suggested the ruling was politically motivated.

Italy's Salvini threatens to sue migant rescuers

Italy's Salvini threatens to sue migant rescuers

Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini said Sunday he was gathering legal evidence against the crew of a Dutch-flagged rescue ship as calls grew for 47 migrants to be allowed to land.

EU nations urged to admit migrants stuck in Mediterranean

EU nations urged to admit migrants stuck in Mediterranean

The executive European Commission is calling on EU countries to admit nearly 50 migrants stranded on two rescue ships allowed to anchor temporarily off Malta, a spokesman said Thursday.

Libya migrant rescue ship seeks Christmas port

Libya migrant rescue ship seeks Christmas port

A civilian ship with 33 migrants aboard rescued off the Libyan coast appealed Sunday for a European port to take them to before the weather turns at Christmas.