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2014/12/19 15:31
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In a recent speech to the European Parliament, Pope Francis lamented that the Mediterranean has become "a vast cemetery" for illegal migrants trying to get to Europe. The Mediterranean is now the...
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2014/12/19 12:29
2014/12/19 12:29
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President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday urged Nigerians not to see themselves as "Northern" or "Southern" citizens, but as people and a race bound by the same history and constitution. Jonathan gave...
2014/12/17 10:12
2014/12/17 10:12
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This tragedy has been labelled the worst shipwreck in years. And it happened in what has been dubbed the “deadliest year” for migrants. Six migrants floated in the freezing ocean in September,...
2014/12/13 00:15
2014/12/13 00:15
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The Labour Ministry is to carry out drug tests and background checks on Thais who want to work in Israel. The ministry will hold talks with the International Organisation for Migration on how to...
2014/12/12 12:29
2014/12/12 12:29
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SEATED in clusters in their innocence and oblivious of their present status, they were singing nursery rhymes in loud, but unmistakable cacophony you expect from children of their age. Their unkempt...
2014/12/12 12:08
2014/12/12 12:08
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A total of 163,368 migrants were rescued at sea this year up to November 30, according to Italy’s Ministry of the Interior. “That is an increase of 9,923 during the most recent month, which is only...
2014/12/10 13:15
2014/12/10 13:15
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Stop Eritreans from dying on the high seas and grant them political asylum. This was the call by the Southern African Development Community Council of Nongovernmental Organisations (SADC-CNGOs) that...
2014/12/10 10:29
2014/12/10 10:29
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Somali refugees in Kenya began to return Monday (December 8th) as part of a six-month pilot programme co-ordinated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). On Monday, 94 Somalis...
2014/12/10 08:30
2014/12/10 08:30
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Nairobi — The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have began the voluntary repatriation of 94 Somali refugees from Kenya, 23...
2014/12/09 18:15
2014/12/09 18:15
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The ISIL terrorist group sweeping Iraq is tweeting photos the invasion and the gory fate of their victims. ISIL prisoners are packed into a truck and driven away. Photo: Twitter Shocking images have...
2014/12/09 06:03
2014/12/09 06:03
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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed a new system that allows smaller boats to be lowered off navy frigates in seconds, even if the frigate is moving or turning around. The...
2014/12/08 09:12
2014/12/08 09:12
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Freetown, Sierra Leone, doesn’t look like a city overtaken by a terrifying and deadly epidemic. Straight-backed women carry goods to trade on their heads as they have always done, children shout with...
2014/12/08 07:29
2014/12/08 07:29
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Abuja — Following the growing concern over the large number of migrant workers in Nigeria and Nigerian citizens living abroad, the Federal Government and the International Organisation for Migration...
2014/12/06 15:15
2014/12/06 15:15
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Europe's policy towards boat people is a stark contrast to Australia's, even if refugees' futures are uncertain. Sicily: When you think about what it means, the first step gives you goosebumps. A...
2014/12/02 07:30
2014/12/02 07:30
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The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Friday repatriated 253 Ethiopian migrants who voluntarily decided to return to their country of origin. According to the IOM the migrants, who...
2014/12/01 07:26
2014/12/01 07:26
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Federal Government approves plans for new detention centre near Port Moresby Australia is building a new immigration detention facility near Papua New Guinea's capital that PNG officials say is...
2014/11/29 06:03
2014/11/29 06:03
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Geneva - Eighteen migrants from Africa and the Middle East attempting to reach Europe disappeared this week and are presumed dead, the International Organisation for Migration said on Friday. More...
2014/11/27 04:37
2014/11/27 04:37
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Poor and besieged, Myanmar’s Rakhine join Rohingya exodus Published: 27 November 2014 Sajeda, 32, stands in front of one of the tents at Thae Chaung refugee camp outside Sittwe. Thousands of...
2014/11/26 14:25
2014/11/26 14:25
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Plea to do more for migrants: Pope Francis addresses the European Parliament. Photo: AFP Pope Francis said while it was "almost impossible" to have a dialogue with Islamic State insurgents, the door...
2014/11/25 14:06
2014/11/25 14:06
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REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Pope Francis has today called for a "united response" to the arrival of migrants in Europe, and urged for immediate action to increase protections. Speaking before the...
2014/12/19 15:31
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