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Latest update : 2017-07-03

Saving migrants at sea: The story of Captain Klaus Vogel

In October 2014, Italy ended its Mare Nostrum operation to rescue stricken migrants in the Mediterranean. With thousands of lives at risk, one man decided to take matters into his own hands. Klaus Vogel left his job at the merchant navy, chartered a boat and with his crew started to save people making the dangerous crossing from the Libyan coast. Thus the NGO "SOS Mediterranean" was born. To date, it has saved at least 18,000 migrants. Klaus Vogel tells FRANCE 24 his incredible story.

Prepared by Narimène Laouadi and Hanane Saïdani

By Armen GEORGIAN

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2018-10-23 The F24 Interview

OAS chief urges ICC to open formal probe into Venezuela crimes

Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, spoke to FRANCE 24 about the current issues facing the Americas, from the caravan of Central American...

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2018-10-22 The F24 Interview

Journalist Sofia Amara on meeting IS group leader's ex-wife and daughter

Journalist, author and filmmaker Sofia Amara has spent years investigating the life of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his path to the head of the Islamic State group. Her latest book,...

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2018-10-18 The F24 Interview

Objective 'Zero Hunger' 2030: Lambert Wilson and UN's FAO tell us how

Some 821 million people in the world face chronic food shortages and this number is on the rise, due largely to extreme climate events, economic downturns and the impact of...

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2018-10-15 The F24 Interview

South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

For the last decade, British journalist Peter Martell has covered the situation in South Sudan. His new book is entitled "First Raise A Flag: How South Sudan Won the Longest War...

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2018-10-12 The F24 Interview

France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the whole truth" on the the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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