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Daily Mail
EU threatens to slash funding for countries not taking enough migrantsEU threatens to slash funding for countries who don't take in enough migrants a
EU threatens to slash funding for countries not taking enough migrants
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
EU threatens to slash funding for countries who don't take in enough migrants after its quota plans are branded 'foolish' EU considering giving biggest grants to countries accepting most migrants It would up pressure on UK which has been reluctant... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis2015-09-02 06:15 Migrants arrive in Germany from Budapest. (AP) Budapest - Hu
Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
2015-09-02 06:15 Migrants arrive in Germany from Budapest. (AP) Budapest - Hundreds of migrants were left stranded outside Budapest's main railway station on Wednesday after being barred... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
In pictures: Europe's asylum seeker crisis Figures from the International Organisation for Migration reveal Europe is fa
In pictures: Europe's asylum seeker crisis
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
Figures from the International Organisation for Migration reveal Europe is facing its biggest migrant crisis since World War II with more than 350,000 people arriving at its borders this year already. We... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eurostar passengers stranded in dark after 'trespassers' enter train tracksEurope migrant crisis: Eurostar passengers have been left stranded in the dar
Eurostar passengers stranded in dark after 'trespassers' enter train tracks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
Europe migrant crisis: Eurostar passengers have been left stranded in the dark after "trespassers" entered the tracks, in the latest disruption to the cross-Channel service... Read more
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Sky News Australia
More than 350,000 cross the Med this yearMore than 350,000 migrants have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean t
More than 350,000 cross the Med this year
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 hours ago
More than 350,000 migrants have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean this year, and some 2,600 have died while making the perilous journey to Europe. The latest International Organisation for Migration figures show 234,778 migrants landed... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hungary blocks migrants from moving onAs hundreds of police moved people out of Keleti station, statistics from the I
Hungary blocks migrants from moving on
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
As hundreds of police moved people out of Keleti station, statistics from the International Organisation for Migration revealed the scale of the crisis in Europe, which is facing the biggest movement of people since World War 2. More than 234770... Read more
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Independent
Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on LampedusaOn his first trip out with Italian coastguards, he found himself staring into t
Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa
Independent / Posted 18 hours ago
On his first trip out with Italian coastguards, he found himself staring into the hold of a smugglers’ boat with more than 50 dead migrants on board, including babies. On his second, he saw men drowning on a sinking boat and women suffering... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugeesLast Friday, I swam from Turkey to Greece in solidarity with the refugees who a
Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugees
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Last Friday, I swam from Turkey to Greece in solidarity with the refugees who are making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean into Europe. I crossed from Ka?, a Turkish resort town where European tourists flock in the summer, into Greek... Read more
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Aljazeera
Australia denies collapse of refugee deal with CambodiaAustralia says a multimillion-dollar deal with Cambodia to take its refugees is
Australia denies collapse of refugee deal with Cambodia
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Australia says a multimillion-dollar deal with Cambodia to take its refugees is on track, despite reports that the Phnom Penh government was backing out. Australia has vowed to stop asylum seekers sailing from Indonesia and Sri Lanka and landing on... Read more
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Times of Malta
Migration dilemmaSome years ago, I had written a letter to the Times of Malta entitled ‘Combinin
Migration dilemma
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Some years ago, I had written a letter to the Times of Malta entitled ‘Combining efforts on illegal immigration’. The context was the then large flow of irregular immigrants that were heading to Malta from Libya. I had suggested two main initiatives... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention campPHNOM PENH/SYDNEY: Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention camp
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY: Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention centre under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial resettlement scheme criticised by rights... Read more
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The Star
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention campPHNOM PENH/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to acce
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention camp
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention centre under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial resettlement scheme criticised by rights... Read more
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Swissinfo
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention campBy Prak Chan Thul and Lincoln Feast PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cambodia sai
Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention camp
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Prak Chan Thul and Lincoln Feast PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention centre under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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The Young Witness
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Western Advocate
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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WA Today
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Ke
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Kevin Ponniah Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Ke
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Kevin Ponniah Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic... Read more
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RTE News
France criticises eastern Europe on migrant crisisFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has accused eastern European states, not
France criticises eastern Europe on migrant crisis
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has accused eastern European states, notably Hungary, of a "scandalous" policy towards refugees going against the values of the European Union. Some European governments have refused to take in refugees and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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The Courier
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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The Young Witness
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Western Advocate
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Manning River Times
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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The North West Star
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesAustralia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tin
Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapses
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. Australia's $55 million operation to resettle... Read more
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The Age
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Ke
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Kevin Ponniah Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Ke
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Kevin Ponniah Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic... Read more
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Canberra Times
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Ke
'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia'
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Refugees at Kuala Lumpur airport on their way to Cambodia from Nauru. Photo: Kevin Ponniah Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic... Read more
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New Kerala
Tropical storm kills four in Haiti Tropical storm "Erika" has left at least four people dead and 13 injured as i
Tropical storm kills four in Haiti
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Tropical storm "Erika" has left at least four people dead and 13 injured as it passed through Haiti, authorities announced on Saturday. The Caribbean country's Civil Protection Directorate (DPC) told the media... Read more
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Times of Malta
Migrant death toll mountsAustria said yesterday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in a
Migrant death toll mounts
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
Austria said yesterday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe. Almost 100 more were... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Libyan drownings, lorry of corpses drive up migrant toll Both the Austria and Libyan tragedies were a result of a renewed surge in mig
Libyan drownings, lorry of corpses drive up migrant toll
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Both the Austria and Libyan tragedies were a result of a renewed surge in migrants fleeing war and poverty. FILE: A video grab released by the Italian Coast Guards on 23 August 2015 shows... Read more
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thebee
'Horrified' UN Chief Calls For Refugee ActionUN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by
'Horrified' UN Chief Calls For Refugee Action
thebee / Posted 4 days ago
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest migrant deaths at sea and on land. His response comes after it emerged 71 people, including children, appeared to have suffocated in an abandoned lorry in... Read more
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Scotsman
Libya: 200 feared dead after vessel capsizes Bbodies of migrants who drowned off the coast when their boat sank are collect
Libya: 200 feared dead after vessel capsizes
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Bbodies of migrants who drowned off the coast when their boat sank are collected in Zuwara, Libya. Picture: AP LIBYAN authorities were yesterday faced with the grim task of collecting the bodies of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Grisly find highlights refugee crisisOfficials launch hunt for truck driver while European nations fail to agree on
Grisly find highlights refugee crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Officials launch hunt for truck driver while European nations fail to agree on how to deal with wave of people More than 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Grim crisis within EU bordersSeventy-one decomposing bodies discovered in a truck on the side of an Austrian
Grim crisis within EU borders
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
Seventy-one decomposing bodies discovered in a truck on the side of an Austrian highway. Two hundred presumed drowned when their boat sunk off the Libyan coast. Fifty-two people found suffocated in the hold of another boat. This relentless catalog of... Read more
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News.com.au
Arrests in ‘human smuggling operation’Arrests made in European ‘human smuggling operation’ Austria has confirmed tha
Arrests in ‘human smuggling operation’
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Arrests made in European ‘human smuggling operation’ Austria has confirmed that the bodies of 71 dead asylum seekers have been recovered from an abandoned truck. Investigation ... a forensic expert works on a refrigerated truck parked along a... Read more
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EuroNews
Record number of migrants attempting to cross the MediterraneanThe number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe this y
Record number of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe this year has been more than 300,00 – up from 219,000 for the whole of 2014. Those figures are from the UN’s refugee agency, the UNHCR. So why the steep increase? That’s a... Read more
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News.com.au
UN fears 200 dead in Libya shipwreckLIBYAN authorities have been collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off
UN fears 200 dead in Libya shipwreck
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
LIBYAN authorities have been collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday. An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw workers removing bodies from the water, and pulling a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hungary's barrier plan worsens plight of migrants, helps smugglers - IOMGENEVA: Hungary is exacerbating the problem of people-smuggling with its plan t
Hungary's barrier plan worsens plight of migrants, helps smugglers - IOM
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
GENEVA: Hungary is exacerbating the problem of people-smuggling with its plan to build a barrier to restrict the flow of migrants and refugees into the country, the International Organisation for Migration said on Friday. Hungary, which is part of... Read more
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The Star
Hungary's barrier plan worsens plight of migrants, helps smugglers - IOMGENEVA (Reuters) - Hungary is exacerbating the problem of people-smuggling with
Hungary's barrier plan worsens plight of migrants, helps smugglers - IOM
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Hungary is exacerbating the problem of people-smuggling with its plan to build a barrier to restrict the flow of migrants and refugees into the country, the International Organisation for Migration said on Friday. Hungary, which... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Migrant tragedies on land and sea claim hundreds of livesWorld News of Friday, 28 August 2015 A coffin unloaded from a truck outside a
Migrant tragedies on land and sea claim hundreds of lives
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
World News of Friday, 28 August 2015 A coffin unloaded from a truck outside a building with refrigeration facilities in Austria [Reuters] About 200 migrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia died when their overcrowded boat sank off the Libyan... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared deadMore than 200 migrants feared dead and 200 rescued as two boats packed with ref
Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
More than 200 migrants feared dead and 200 rescued as two boats packed with refugees desperate to start a new life in Europe sink off the coast of Libya GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING First boat with 50 people sank followed by second carrying 400... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Three arrested after truck full of corpses intensifies migrant crisisA migrant is lifted on board the Italian Navy ship Orione, after he and another
Three arrested after truck full of corpses intensifies migrant crisis
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
A migrant is lifted on board the Italian Navy ship Orione, after he and another migrant were spotted clinging to a barrel in the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and Italy. Photo: Italian Navy/AP Parndorf, Austria: As dozens of corpses were found in... Read more
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