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“This latest attempt by the Italian authorities to stop humanitarian lifesaving search and rescue at any cost is sinister”
Over the past year, 274 of the most vulnerable refugees on the island of Samos have been accommodated by the aptly named Paradise Hotel.
Warmer summer weather means an increase in the number of asylum seekers braving the dangerous waters between Europe and North Africa.
"We will see, I think, a famine unlike any we have ever seen anywhere," United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Toby Lanzer said in Brussels last week.
Three operations were carried out off the coast of Libya on Tuesday retrieving around 500 survivors, most of which were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat.
Humanitarian workers discovered 24,000 people sheltering in a makeshift camp in a former militant stronghold, with more than 1,200 dead and hundreds of starving children.
The infant was pulled from the sea last Friday by rescuers after an overcrowded wooden fishing boat carrying more than 400 migrants capsized and sank off the Libyan coast.
The UN and aid groups say three boats packed with people sank during the busiest week for migrant crossings from Libya to Europe so far this year.
The first case of yellow fever turned up in December in Angola's Luanda province, the country's most populous province and home to the capital city of the same name. The virus has since killed nearly 300 people.
A US military investigation found that series of human and equipment-related errors led to the attack in Kunduz, which lasted for a full half-hour and killed 42 people before the gunship stopped firing on the hospital.