Sea-Watch 3 resumes ops to rescue 60 migrants off Libya Oct 18, 2021 0 0 12345 dpa Rome One day after resuming its operations in the central Mediterranean, the German NGO Sea-Watch has rescued a further 60 migrants from a precarious attempt to reach Europe by boat.The NGO’s boat, the Sea-Watch 3, is believed to have located the migrants drifting off the coast of Libya. In August, the same ship brought more than 250 rescued migrants to shore in the Sicilian port of Trapani. Elsewhere in the region, Italian news agency Ansa reported that 49 migrants in several boats arrived on the coast of Sardinia on Sunday.Another 31 migrants reportedly reached the Italian island of Lampedusa and 41 migrants reached Sicily. The perilous crossing from North Africa to the EU is increasingly being made by migrants and refugees from Africa, who set sail from Libya and Tunisia, often paying people smugglers to arrange their crossing. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES 21 dead as heavy rains lash south India’s Kerala Oct 18, 2021 0 0 Hundreds rally in Iraq decrying results of recent parliamentary vote Oct 18, 2021 0 0 Saudi Arabia relaxes COVID-19 restrictions Oct 18, 2021 0 0 Israel warns of regional arms race if Iran completes nuclear weapon dpa Tel Aviv Israel has warned of the danger of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East if Iran succeeds in building a nuclear bomb. “The Iranians today are closer to creating fissile material for nuclear weapons than they .. Pro-democracy group calls on S Africa to intervene in Eswatini dpa Maseru/Nairobi The Swaziland Solidarity Network on Sunday called on the South African government to intervene in neighbouring Eswatini, where they say political tensions “have gone beyond boiling point.” “I am .. Death toll from landslides, floods hits 40 in Philippines dpa Manila The death toll from landslides and floods caused by storm Kompasu in the Philippines has risen to 40, with 18 still missing, the national disaster agency said on Sunday. More than 43,000 people were displaced by .. Indonesian conservationists catch Sumatran tiger blamed for attacks dpa Jakarta Conservationists in Indonesia’s Sumatra island caught a rare Sumatran tiger which was said to have mauled two people to death, local media reported on Sunday. Police and staff from the Jambi nature ..