Crew members of NGO rescue ship 'Ocean Viking' give lifejackets to migrants in the Mediterranean Sea

Italy closes ports to save ships, leaving 1,100 migrants in limbo

MILAN (AP) — Two German-led migrant rescue ships carrying nearly 300 rescued people waited off the east coast of Sicily on Saturday, one with permission to disembark its most vulnerable migrants while the The other’s request for a safe harbor went unanswered despite “critical conditions on board. Chaos and uncertainty resulted from the decision on …

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