Rescued migrants are helped boarding the Ocean Viking ship in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday. Associated Press
The German captain of a migrant rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay.
Italian government has planned to launch a fresh clampdown in its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
The Maltese navy said on Saturday it had rescued 216 more migrants, including pregnant women and minors, from two small craft in the Mediterranean.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi stressed the importance of voters participating in the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) elections, highlighting their important role in promoting the development of government work and community service.
The Sharjah Baby Friendly Office (SBFO) broke a Guinness World Records (GWR) title for ‘Most people in a photo cutout board picture’, with 72 people in one frame.
The annular solar eclipse happens when the Moon covers the Sun’s center, leaving the Sun’s visible outer edges to form a “Ring of Fire” or annulus around the Moon.
Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, the leading academic hospital under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, celebrated a significant milestone: the birth of over 60,000 babies at the hospital since its opening in 2002; a record number for the private healthcare sector.