The humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders is launching a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean next month in dismay at European efforts to manage the migrant influx.

It is the first time the group has undertaken such an operation. The aid organization will station doctors on a ship between Malta and the coast of Libya as the number of migrants attempting the crossing from the conflict-hit North African country increases.

"We are acutely aware that we are only one boat. ...

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