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Migrant Aid Ship Awaits OK to Dock After Italy, Malta Say No

A private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants remained Sunday evening on a northward course in the Mediterranean Sea after more than a day of not receiving permission to dock in either Italy or the small island nation of Malta. Aid group SOS Mediterranee said the passengers on its ship, the Aquarius, included 400 people who were picked up by the Italian navy, the country's coast guard and private cargo ships and transferred. The rescue ship's crew itself pulled 229 migrants from the...

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