EU rift deepens as migrant ships continue to defy Italian ban
By Nadeem Gill
Rescued refugees land in Malta as another ship defies ban
Another migrant rescue boat has defied attempts to block Italian ports as a group of migrants were permitted into Malta. CGTN has a quiz that will test your knowledge of the crisis and how NGO vessels are helping migrants to reach European shores.
Migrants aboard a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy are taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states. How many migrants were onboard the vessel?
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What is the name of the ship that took migrants to Malta?
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Why do rescue boats head to Italian ports?
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Tensions over the policy have escalated since another charity ship, the Sea-Watch 3, forced a landing on a port on June 29 after being stranded at sea for two weeks. Where did the Dutch-flagged ship land?
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Italy adopted new rules last month to discourage ships entering its waters without permission with a fine of up to…
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The Mediterranean Sea continues to be a deadly route for migrants attempting to reach European shores. How many people died or went missing crossing the Mediterranean in 2018?