Italy's new government assumes power at a time when nativist populist parties have growing clout in Europe and its anti-immigrant stance will no doubt be welcomed by Hungary's Viktor Orban, whose government is now trying to criminalize people working for groups that assist asylum seekers.
The ship San Giusto then assisted the Aquarius teams in a final transfer of 119 shipwrecked people from Italian merchant ship MV Jolly Vanadio to the Aquarius.
The 629 people now on board the Aquarius were rescued during the night of Saturday to Sunday, when six rescue and transfer operations were carried out in the space of nine hours, under instruction from the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (IMRCC).
At around 4:30pm on Tuesday, the Sea Watch 3 said it was heading towards a shipwreck 20 miles from Libya in which 12 migrants were killed. "Given the boat's location, it is between Italy and Malta", he added.
Despite his refusal to accept Aquarius, the Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotto, carrying 937 migrants, was expected to dock in Sicily Tuesday or Wednesday. "So as we raised the issue for the Aquarius we will do so for all other ships".
Macron's spokesperson, Benjamin Grivaux said France doesn't want to "start a precedent" that would allow some European countries to breach worldwide laws and rely on other EU member states.
Since the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean escalated three years ago, over 50,000 people have already been rescued by merchant ships, with many more rescued by military vessels and boats operated by humanitarian NGOs. "MSF calls for people's safety to come before politics".
Italy's new anti-migrant, right-wing interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is making good on a campaign pledge to close Italian ports to non-governmental organizations that pick up migrants at sea, which he has likened to taxi services for migrant smugglers.
More than 600 people are stuck aboard the ship Aquarius, run by a French charity, which is now waiting between Malta and Italy while the two countries row over who should take responsibility.
There was, he said, a "need for Europeans.to face up, in a united and coordinated manner, to a problem that is a problem for all, and not just for Greece one year and for Italy the next".
"The priority of both the Italian and Maltese authorities should be ensuring these people receive the care they need", European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas told reporters, calling for a "swift resolution". "I'm a spokesman for the party, not the government, but I can't imagine that France will not play a role in finding a humanitarian solution for this boat", he said.
Both Italy and Malta had come under increasing worldwide pressure to allow the migrant rescue ship to dock, and they continued to argue over who was responsible.
Italy had argued that Malta, a tiny island nation that also is an European Union member, was the safest, closest port to the ship.
Malta and Italy thanked Spain for stepping up, but maintained their dispute over who was responsible.
The new Spanish administration headed by Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez agreed to allow the Aquarius to dock in its eastern port of Valencia, his office said in a statement.
Human rights groups oppose returning rescued migrants to Libya, where many are held in inhumane conditions, poorly fed and often forced to do slave labour. "This time we say no".
While this meeting with Mr Kim may be just the start of what might be a long and fraught journey, it is at least that - a start. The eventual removal of the roughly 30,000 USA troops from South Korea .
If you have eaten a contaminated pre-cut melon and experience diarrhea, fever and cramps go see a doctor immediately. For some people, though, the diarrhea that accompanies the illness may be severe and require hospitalization.
As to the benefits, Musk noted that "these rocket engines dramatically improve acceleration, top speed, braking & cornering". Musk has also started to rant against the media for what he perceives to be negative coverage of Tesla .
Washington and OR now have their own net neutrality laws , and a bill is pending in California's legislature. For instance, both the ISPs and the FCC have claimed that net neutrality has hurt investment.
Robert De Niro walked onto the stage of the 72nd Tony Awards on Sunday night to introduce a performance by Bruce Springsteen . Onstage guests were volunteers and staffers from three organizations that bring relief to areas impacted by natural disasters.
Gates pleaded guilty to conspiracy and lying to investigators earlier this year in a cooperation deal with the government. Mr Mueller has yet to assert that Mr Manafort's Ukraine and Russian connections resulted in any election-meddling.
Although Stephens knew what it took to win a major final, Halep has had a clear edge when they have played head to head. Halep, down a set and a break, then made Stephens uncomfortable and proved why she's the best in the world right now.
Rashford's eighth-minute dribble past Waston was a thing of wonder; its true majesty only revealed by replays. A nice problem to have, says Max Liu, as he discusses the big questions in attack and defence.
Lanzini's presence in the squad will be missed but Icardi is more than capable of successfully replacing him. Argentina are in Group D at Russian Federation 2018, beginning their campaign against Iceland on June 16.
Super Mario Party coming to Nintendo Switch in October
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Al Shabaab claims attack in which USA soldier died
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