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Baby among migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

A migrant baby girl is seen sleeping aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, about thirty-two hours after her rescue along other migrants from their drifting plastic rafts by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan coast April 2, 2017. The four day-old baby was one of over 480 migrants rescued by humanitarian ships on Saturday during search and rescue operations in the central Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A migrant baby girl is seen sleeping aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, about thirty-two hours after her rescue along other migrants from their drifting plastic rafts by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the...more

A migrant baby girl is seen sleeping aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, about thirty-two hours after her rescue along other migrants from their drifting plastic rafts by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan coast April 2, 2017. The four day-old baby was one of over 480 migrants rescued by humanitarian ships on Saturday during search and rescue operations in the central Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A rescuer tries to find his balance before taking a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. The baby was traveling on one of two rubber boats carrying over 200 migrants from North and Central Africa, Sri Lanka and Yemen and seen drifting some 22 nautical miles north of the Libyan town of Sabratha, the most frequently used departure point currently used by people smugglers in Libya. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A rescuer tries to find his balance before taking a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. The baby was traveling on one of two rubber boats carrying over 200 migrants from North...more

A rescuer tries to find his balance before taking a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. The baby was traveling on one of two rubber boats carrying over 200 migrants from North and Central Africa, Sri Lanka and Yemen and seen drifting some 22 nautical miles north of the Libyan town of Sabratha, the most frequently used departure point currently used by people smugglers in Libya. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Spanish rescuer Daniel Calvelo, 26, carries a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB. "A week ago, I collected a dead body from the Mediterranean for the first time, and (Saturday) I carried a new life," Calvelo told Reuters.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Spanish rescuer Daniel Calvelo, 26, carries a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB. "A week ago, I collected a dead body from the Mediterranean for the first time, and (Saturday) I carried a new life," Calvelo told Reuters. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Spanish rescuer Daniel Calvelo, 26, carries a four-day-old baby girl into a RHIB. "A week ago, I collected a dead body from the Mediterranean for the first time, and (Saturday) I carried a new life," Calvelo told Reuters. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Spanish rescuer, Asier Renedo, 37, hands over a four-day-old baby girl to a woman into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation. The operation was carried out by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open arms and lasted three hours. Migrants were transferred into the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, expected to reach the Sicilian port town of Augusta the following afternoon.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Spanish rescuer, Asier Renedo, 37, hands over a four-day-old baby girl to a woman into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation. The operation was carried out by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open arms and lasted three hours. Migrants were transferred...more

Spanish rescuer, Asier Renedo, 37, hands over a four-day-old baby girl to a woman into a RHIB, during a search and rescue operation. The operation was carried out by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open arms and lasted three hours. Migrants were transferred into the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, expected to reach the Sicilian port town of Augusta the following afternoon. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A Nigerian woman holds a baby girl as the baby's mother, Mariam, rests next to her other child, two-year old Benjamin aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro about thirty-two hours. The baby's mother, a 29-year old Nigerian woman, and her husband, a 34-year old worker from Ghana, were also rescued. They had lived in Libya for over two years and decided to leave for Europe after they had the baby. "We want to go to France or Germany, there is a future for our family there," Richard Ohene, the father, told Reuters.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Nigerian woman holds a baby girl as the baby's mother, Mariam, rests next to her other child, two-year old Benjamin aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro about thirty-two hours. The baby's mother, a 29-year old Nigerian woman, and her...more

A Nigerian woman holds a baby girl as the baby's mother, Mariam, rests next to her other child, two-year old Benjamin aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro about thirty-two hours. The baby's mother, a 29-year old Nigerian woman, and her husband, a 34-year old worker from Ghana, were also rescued. They had lived in Libya for over two years and decided to leave for Europe after they had the baby. "We want to go to France or Germany, there is a future for our family there," Richard Ohene, the father, told Reuters. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Migrants from Bangladesh are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue. Italy has become the main arrival point in Europe for people fleeing persecution and poverty in Africa, most of them crossing the Mediterranean from lawless Libya in search of a better life. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants from Bangladesh are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue. Italy has become the main arrival point in Europe for people fleeing persecution and poverty in Africa, most of them crossing the Mediterranean...more

Migrants from Bangladesh are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue. Italy has become the main arrival point in Europe for people fleeing persecution and poverty in Africa, most of them crossing the Mediterranean from lawless Libya in search of a better life. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta following their rescue. Nearly 600 migrants have died so far this year trying to reach Italy from North Africa, the International Migration Organization (IOM) estimates. Some 4,600 people are thought to have died last year.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta following their rescue. Nearly 600 migrants have died so far this year trying to reach Italy from North...more

Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta following their rescue. Nearly 600 migrants have died so far this year trying to reach Italy from North Africa, the International Migration Organization (IOM) estimates. Some 4,600 people are thought to have died last year. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta. In all, 181,000 migrants reached Italy in 2016, about half of the total who arrived in the European Union by sea.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta. In all, 181,000 migrants reached Italy in 2016, about half of the total who arrived in the European...more

Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by Italian authorities aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro moored in the port of Augusta. In all, 181,000 migrants reached Italy in 2016, about half of the total who arrived in the European Union by sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Migrants are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue about thirty-two hours ago from their drifting dinghies. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue about thirty-two hours ago from their drifting dinghies. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants are seen aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, following their rescue about thirty-two hours ago from their drifting dinghies. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A plastic raft overcrowded by over 100 migrants is seen drifting during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A plastic raft overcrowded by over 100 migrants is seen drifting during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A plastic raft overcrowded by over 100 migrants is seen drifting during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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