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Migrant rescue off Libyan coast

Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. An estimated 600 migrants were rescued on the boat by the international non-governmental organizations Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) and the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) without loss of life, according to MSF and MOAS. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. An estimated 600 migrants were rescued on the boat by the international non-governmental organizations...more

Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. An estimated 600 migrants were rescued on the boat by the international non-governmental organizations Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) and the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) without loss of life, according to MSF and MOAS. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of the wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of the wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of the wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants walk on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants walk on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants walk on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The hold of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after the rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The hold of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after the rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The hold of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after the rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A migrant lies on the deck after being pulled onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant lies on the deck after being pulled onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant lies on the deck after being pulled onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants on board an overloaded wooden boat are rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants on board an overloaded wooden boat are rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants on board an overloaded wooden boat are rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrant children cry on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children cry on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children cry on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants' belongings and a navigational compass litter the deck of a wooden boat, August 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings and a navigational compass litter the deck of a wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings and a navigational compass litter the deck of a wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A crew member cradles a migrant baby on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A crew member cradles a migrant baby on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A crew member cradles a migrant baby on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants hang onto a flotation device during a rescue operation August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants hang onto a flotation device during a rescue operation August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants hang onto a flotation device during a rescue operation August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The helm of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after a rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The helm of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after a rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

The helm of a wooden boat used by migrants is seen after a rescue operation, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix reach out for bottles of water after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix reach out for bottles of water after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix reach out for bottles of water after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants make their way to the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants make their way to the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants make their way to the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A migrant child cries after being brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant child cries after being brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant child cries after being brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants' belongings, including a child's buoyancy ring, litter the deck of a wooden boat from which migrants were rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrant children sit on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children sit on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children sit on the lower deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A migrant stands on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant stands on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant stands on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrants rest on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants rest on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrants rest on the upper deck of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A migrant child eats emergency ration food on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant child eats emergency ration food on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant child eats emergency ration food on the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrant children cry as they arrive alongside the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children cry as they arrive alongside the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant children cry as they arrive alongside the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Migrant babies are brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant babies are brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Migrant babies are brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A migrant looks at the wooden boat from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant looks at the wooden boat from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A migrant looks at the wooden boat from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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