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International Business Times
Hundreds of migrants feared dead as more bodies remain trapped in sunken boat's freezerAssociated Press reported. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the
Hundreds of migrants feared dead as more bodies remain trapped in sunken boat's freezer
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Associated Press reported. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) but crossings from Egypt remain relatively rare. Roughly 2,000 recorded as... Read more
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Christian Today
Hungary Wants A 'Giant Refugee City' In Libya To Keep Migrants Outand migrants. Libya is a key gateway for those fleeing poverty and war in Afri
Hungary Wants A 'Giant Refugee City' In Libya To Keep Migrants Out
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
and migrants. Libya is a key gateway for those fleeing poverty and war in Africa and seeking to travel to Europe. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) estimates there are more than 264,000 refugees and migrants currently in the... Read more
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Daily Record
Face to face with the refugees risking their lives to escape horror of warboat. And if she had gone into labour 24 hours earlier she would have been stuc
Face to face with the refugees risking their lives to escape horror of war
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
boat. And if she had gone into labour 24 hours earlier she would have been stuck on a beach in Libya.” According to the International Organisation for Migration, 264,513 people have arrived in Europe by sea this year, landing mainly in Greece... Read more
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New Kerala
Migrant death toll in shipwreck off Egypt rises to 300 - newkerala.com #123323rescued about 160 survivors from Wednesday's shipwreck, leaving about 150 peopl
Migrant death toll in shipwreck off Egypt rises to 300 - newkerala.com #123323
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
rescued about 160 survivors from Wednesday's shipwreck, leaving about 150 people still unaccounted for, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Those confirmed dead include 10 women and a baby, taking the estimated... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Mediterranean migrant deaths top 3,500 after latest tragedy: IOM— A total of 3,501 refugees and migrants have drowned this year crossing the Me
Mediterranean migrant deaths top 3,500 after latest tragedy: IOM
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
— A total of 3,501 refugees and migrants have drowned this year crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said Friday. The upsurge in fatalities followed the capsizing of a boat... Read more
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New Kerala
Death toll from Egyptian migrant shipwreck climbs to 138 - newkerala.com #123052Rosetta has declared a state of emergency since the shipwreck, local media repo
Death toll from Egyptian migrant shipwreck climbs to 138 - newkerala.com #123052
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Rosetta has declared a state of emergency since the shipwreck, local media reported on Wednesday. A total of 3,213 people died crossing the Mediterranean till September 18, 2016, according to the International Organisation for Migrat... Read more
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iol.co.za
Over 130 migrant bodies recovered from boat off EgyptEritrean and Somali migrants, and that they believed it was heading for Italy.
Over 130 migrant bodies recovered from boat off Egypt
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Eritrean and Somali migrants, and that they believed it was heading for Italy. Four members of the crew were arrested. The International Organisation for Migration says that more than 3 200 migrants have died while attempting to cross the... Read more
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Gulf News
At least 133 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreckoften use barely seaworthy vessels and overload them to extract the maximum mon
At least 133 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
often use barely seaworthy vessels and overload them to extract the maximum money in fares from desperate migrants.The International Organisation for Migration said most of those rescued were Egyptians but also included Sudanese, Eritreans, a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scores of bodies pulled from Mediterranean after Egypt boat disasterEurope by the Mediterranean this year has passed 3,500 and is "rapidly approach
Scores of bodies pulled from Mediterranean after Egypt boat disaster
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Europe by the Mediterranean this year has passed 3,500 and is "rapidly approaching" the record level set last year. The International Organisation for Migration said more than 300,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Toll Rises to 87 After Boat Capsizes Off CoastThursday, four people suspected of human trafficking were arrested after the in
Toll Rises to 87 After Boat Capsizes Off Coast
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday, four people suspected of human trafficking were arrested after the incident. Following the incident the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Egypt urged the parliament to ratify a law against human smuggling. A... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Global anti-human trafficking project launched in SAThe project‚ initiated last year but launched in South Africa on Thursday‚ will
Global anti-human trafficking project launched in SA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The project‚ initiated last year but launched in South Africa on Thursday‚ will be implemented in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) until 2019. "We welcome this... Read more
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BBC News
Could 2016 become the worst year for migrant deaths?The International Organisation for Migration has released figures suggesting th
Could 2016 become the worst year for migrant deaths?
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
The International Organisation for Migration has released figures suggesting that 2016 could become the worst year to date for migrant deaths. It says more than 3,000 migrants and refugees have lost their lives so far this year trying to cross the... Read more
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International Business Times
Shipwrecked refugees detained in Egypt after boat capsizes in Med leaving 43 deadperiod last year. This is due to new routes, particularly from Egypt, which are
Shipwrecked refugees detained in Egypt after boat capsizes in Med leaving 43 dead
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
period last year. This is due to new routes, particularly from Egypt, which are longer and far more risky according to the International Organisation for Migration. The refugee crisis has proven deeply divisive in Europe, which has failed to come... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dozens killed as boat capsizes off Mediterranean coastby riskier routes have led to a spike in the number of refugees dying as they a
Dozens killed as boat capsizes off Mediterranean coast
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
by riskier routes have led to a spike in the number of refugees dying as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean, the International Organisation for Migration said last month. It said newer routes, particularly from Egypt, are longer and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fears for loved ones as migrant boat capsizes off Alexandriaby riskier routes have led to a spike in the number of migrants dying as they a
Fears for loved ones as migrant boat capsizes off Alexandria
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
by riskier routes have led to a spike in the number of migrants dying as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean, the International Organisation for Migration said last month. It said newer routes, particularly from Egypt, are longer and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
43 killed after boat carrying 600 migrants sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
43 killed after boat carrying 600 migrants sinks off Egypt
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2,800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1,838... Read more
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Canberra Times
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypt
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1838... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypt
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1838... Read more
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The Age
Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypt
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1838... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1838... Read more
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WA Today
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypthad set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Migrant crisis: Boat carrying 600 people sinks off Egypt
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
had set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2800 deaths were recorded between January and June, compared with 1838... Read more
244 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Boat carrying 600 capsizes off Egypt, at least 42 dead: officialsboat set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the
Boat carrying 600 capsizes off Egypt, at least 42 dead: officials
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
boat set sail from Egypt. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2,800 deaths were recorded between January and June, versus 1,838 during... Read more
244 related stories
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New Kerala
At least 20 migrants perish in shipwreck off Egypt - newkerala.com #122026Alaa Osman declared a state of emergency in Beheira, Egptian daily Youm7 said o
At least 20 migrants perish in shipwreck off Egypt - newkerala.com #122026
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Alaa Osman declared a state of emergency in Beheira, Egptian daily Youm7 said on its website. A total of 3,213 people died crossing the Mediterranean in 2016 till September 18, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said... Read more
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iol.co.za
Migrant boat carrying 600 capsizes off Egyptboat set sail from Egypt Some 206 400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Migrant boat carrying 600 capsizes off Egypt
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
boat set sail from Egypt Some 206 400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. More than 2 800 deaths were recorded between January and June, versus 1 838 during... Read more
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International Business Times
Dozens drown in the Mediterranean off the coast of Egypt after boat carrying 600 capsizesin Beheira told Reuters. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the M
Dozens drown in the Mediterranean off the coast of Egypt after boat carrying 600 capsizes
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Beheira told Reuters. Some 206,400 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) but crossings from Egypt remain relatively rare. Roughly 2,000 recorded as... Read more
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BBC News
Syria aid convoy attack: What we knownutrients, supported by the World Food Programme, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and
Syria aid convoy attack: What we know
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
nutrients, supported by the World Food Programme, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and UN Children's Fund (Unicef), and the International Organisation for Migration. On Monday afternoon, after co-ordinating with all parties on the ground, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Migration Body Joins United Nations FamilyDar es Salaam — The United Nations (UN) recognises the International Organisati
Migration Body Joins United Nations Family
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The United Nations (UN) recognises the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) as one of its affiliated bodies. A statement released on Tuesday by IOM said through the agreement, the UN recognises IOM as an indispensable actor... Read more
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heraldscotland
Theresa May commits £740 million to help tackle migrant crisisbehind Nigerians. The project will involve £80 million of funding from the Dep
Theresa May commits £740 million to help tackle migrant crisis
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
behind Nigerians. The project will involve £80 million of funding from the Department for International Development. The £2.5 million will be added to an international fund established by the UN and the International Organisation for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘We can change this’: World leaders at UN approve plan for refugee crisisNations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, right, signs documents with William Lacy
‘We can change this’: World leaders at UN approve plan for refugee crisis
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, right, signs documents with William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organisation for Migration, during the opening of a summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's Magufuli to Skip Session of UN General Assemblysummit, during which the UN will see a new addition to its family - a dedicated
Tanzania's Magufuli to Skip Session of UN General Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
summit, during which the UN will see a new addition to its family - a dedicated migration agency. Leaders of the UN and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will sign an agreement to officially make IOM a related agency of the UN... Read more
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Aljazeera
Jordan's Sudanese Refugees: 'We are tired'refugee child, and to increase the level of humanitarian assistance to refugees
Jordan's Sudanese Refugees: 'We are tired'
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
refugee child, and to increase the level of humanitarian assistance to refugees. But again, it offers no guarantees. The International Organisation for Migration, which will be present at the summit's opening session, said it will work to ensure... Read more
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The Economic Times
MJ Akbar to address at UNGA summit for refugees, migrantsduring which the UN will see a new addition to its family - a dedicated migrati
MJ Akbar to address at UNGA summit for refugees, migrants
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
during which the UN will see a new addition to its family - a dedicated migration agency. Leaders of the UN and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will sign an agreement to officially make IOM a related agency of the UN... Read more
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dna
MJ Akbar to address high-level UNGA summit for refugees, migrantssummit, during which the UN will see a new addition to its family a dedicated m
MJ Akbar to address high-level UNGA summit for refugees, migrants
dna / Posted 8 days ago
summit, during which the UN will see a new addition to its family a dedicated migration agency. Leaders of the UN and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will sign an agreement to officially make IOM a related agency of the UN... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: The Top 10 countries driving the global refugee crisisforces meant to protect them. They often fare no better in countries where they
ICG: The Top 10 countries driving the global refugee crisis
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
forces meant to protect them. They often fare no better in countries where they sought sanctuary. In early September, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) warned of a looming humanitarian crisis as thousands of Afghan refugees fled... Read more
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News.com.au
Dutton meets UN refugees body headincluding regional processing. Mr Dutton also spoke of Australia's commitment
Dutton meets UN refugees body head
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
including regional processing. Mr Dutton also spoke of Australia's commitment to continuing co-operation with the International Organisation for Migration during a meeting with its director-general Ambassador William Swing. Prime Minister... Read more
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International Business Times
World facing highest-ever migrant mortality rate at more than 10,000 in 2016Forecasts for the migrant death toll during 2016 could surpass over 10,000, acc
World facing highest-ever migrant mortality rate at more than 10,000 in 2016
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Forecasts for the migrant death toll during 2016 could surpass over 10,000, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). On Tuesday (20 September) the US is hosting two summits on the refugee crisis. President Barack Obama will... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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The North West Star
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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The Courier
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite
Tony Abbott says European migrant crisis has the 'look of a peaceful invasion'
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
"right will and organisation" Europe could implement a similar policy, despite the geographical border differences. The International Organisation for Migration estimates another 5000 people will die attempting to cross into Europe this year,... Read more
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express
'More migrants will die this year than ever before' as Europe's migrant crisis rages onThe world faces its highest number of migrant deaths as the EU refugee crisis c
'More migrants will die this year than ever before' as Europe's migrant crisis rages on
express / Posted 10 days ago
The world faces its highest number of migrant deaths as the EU refugee crisis continues Analysts at the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) claim the number of migrant fatalities will soar beyond 10,000 in 2016 alone. More than 65... Read more
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Business Standard India
UN set to host over 190 heads of state, ministers for UN General Assemblyduring which the UN will see a new addition to its family — a dedicated migrati
UN set to host over 190 heads of state, ministers for UN General Assembly
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
during which the UN will see a new addition to its family — a dedicated migration agency. Leaders of the UN and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will sign an agreement to officially make IOM a related agency of the UN... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Pakistan is driving out 1.5m Afghan refugeeswhole of 2015 and a nearly 50-fold increase from June. The United Nations High
Pakistan is driving out 1.5m Afghan refugees
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
whole of 2015 and a nearly 50-fold increase from June. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) predict that 220,000 registered and 400,000 undocumented refugees will return... Read more
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