Libyan navy rescues over 200 migrants

first_imgLibyan navy rescues more than 100 immigrants FILE PHOTO:Mediterranean Sea. Rescue operation 20 miles of the coasts of Libya. (Photo by Fabrizio Villa “2013 Getty Images)”The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country’s western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said.“Over 200 migrants were returned to Libyan shore by the coast guard,” the IOM Libya tweeted earlier Saturday.“While our staff are at the disembarkation point to provide needed emergency assistance, we reiterate that Libya is not a safe port,” said the United Nations Migration Agency in Libya.Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi.The Libyan navy said it has rescued nearly 500 illegal immigrants off the country’s western coast over the past few days.“There are over 600,000 migrants in Libya, many of whom are in need of assistance especially as conflict continues,” the IOM Libya said. Libyan navy rescues 458 migrants off western coast Relatedcenter_img Libyan navy rescues 22 migrants off western coast FILE PHOTO:Mediterranean Sea. Rescue operation 20 miles of the coasts of Libya. (Photo by Fabrizio Villa “2013 Getty Images)”last_img read more

UWF volleyball earns No. 5 seed in first NCAA DII South Regional Rankings

first_imgNCAA Division II Volleyball Region Rankings INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The University of West Florida volleyball team came in at No. 5 in the first set of NCAA Division II Volleyball South Region rankings. West Florida has a 16-3 in-region record and is the highest ranked team out of the Gulf South Conference in the regional rankings. West Florida (23-5, 15-1 GSC) has the third-highest winning percentage in matches against in-region opponents among the south region teams that appeared in the first set of regional rankings. UWF is one of four teams from the south region that appeared in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 Coaches Poll. Tampa (20-4) earned the top seed while Palm Beach Atlantic (21-3) came in as the No. 2 seed in the first set of NCAA DII South Regional rankings. Saint Leo (16-8) earned the No. 3 seed while Florida Southern (19-6) came in as the No. 4 seed. The Gulf South Conference had three teams appear in the regional rankings, with North Alabama (18-5) coming in as the No. 7 seed and Valdosta State (19-5) earning the No. 8 seed. West Florida will next face a pair of GSC opponents on the road including Union (Tenn.) on Friday, November 6 at 7 p.m. CT before facing Christian Brothers on Saturday, November 7 at 2 p.m. CT. For information on all UWF athletics, visit #ARGOS#  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

The Chelsea star jumped from the Champions League in a neighborhood…

first_imgChelsea’s young star Callum Hudson-Odoi could get into trouble for an act that came almost immediately after being relegated from Bayern (Munich) to the Champions League.The English teenager joined a small game the next morning after the loss of “Allianz Arena”, and his action will probably not please coach Frank Lampard and the club management.Professional players often have clauses in their contracts that prohibit such arbitrariness because they run the risk of injury.The 19-year-old Hudson-Odoy, who is paid £ 120,000 a week, played in a charity match in South London, which was titled “No Knives” and “Black Lives Matter”.“It was a pleasure for me to get involved in this campaign, to play for a good cause and to see some celebrities,” the footballer wrote after appearing in one of the areas of the English capital with the highest crime rate.The Blues were eliminated from Bayern on Saturday night, and Hudson-Odoi played small gates on Sunday morning.Chelsea have not yet commented on his performance.last_img read more