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Channel NewsAsia
Witnessing migrants being rescued at sealittle sign of a slowdown in the flow of people heading across the sea from Nor
Witnessing migrants being rescued at sea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
little sign of a slowdown in the flow of people heading across the sea from North Africa to Italy. According to the International Organisation for Migration, 225,095 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year. There... Read more
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The Star
Witnessing migrants being rescued at sealittle sign of a slowdown in the flow of people heading across the sea from Nor
Witnessing migrants being rescued at sea
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
little sign of a slowdown in the flow of people heading across the sea from North Africa to Italy. According to the International Organisation for Migration, 225,095 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year. There... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disillusioned Migrants Turn Their Backs On Europeother Senegalese. After deciding to return to Senegal, Dieye approached the rep
Disillusioned Migrants Turn Their Backs On Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
other Senegalese. After deciding to return to Senegal, Dieye approached the repatriation operation jointly organized by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Senegalese government, who flew him back. Today, he says it was the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Italy rescues 223 on boats near Sicilydifficult due to adverse weather conditions, with very stormy seas," the coastg
Italy rescues 223 on boats near Sicily
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
difficult due to adverse weather conditions, with very stormy seas," the coastguard said in a statement. Data from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), updated on Sunday, showed than nearly 230,000 migrants had arrived in Europe... Read more
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DW
Disillusioned migrants turn their backs on Europe |other Senegalese. After deciding to return to Senegal, Dieye approached the rep
Disillusioned migrants turn their backs on Europe |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
other Senegalese. After deciding to return to Senegal, Dieye approached the repatriation operation jointly organized by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Senegalese government, who flew him back. Today, he says it was the... Read more
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SKY News
Wreck Of 2015 Sunken Migrant Boat Recoveredhave arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016, according to figures compile
Wreck Of 2015 Sunken Migrant Boat Recovered
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
have arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016, according to figures compiled by the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR. The International Organisation for Migration said more than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year. Most of the... Read more
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Perth Now
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Austthey tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Aust
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
they tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group to come to shore and be assessed by the International Organisation for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Earlier this month... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Austthey tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Aust
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
they tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group to come to shore and be assessed by the International Organisation for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Earlier this month... Read more
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News.com.au
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Austthey tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group
Men caught trying buy boat to get to Aust
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
they tried to disembark, the Indonesian government eventually allowed the group to come to shore and be assessed by the International Organisation for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Earlier this month... Read more
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SKY News
More Than 3,300 Migrants Rescued In The Medhave arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016, according to figures compile
More Than 3,300 Migrants Rescued In The Med
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
have arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016, according to figures compiled by the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR. The International Organisation for Migration said more than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year. The UNHCR says... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekendin the Mediterranean encourage more migrants and their human smugglers to attem
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekend
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
in the Mediterranean encourage more migrants and their human smugglers to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organisation for M... Read more
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Reuters
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekendthe crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekend
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. (Reporting by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Digby Lidstone) Migrants disembark from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekendhuman smugglers to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekend
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
human smugglers to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. (Reporting by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Digby Lid... Read more
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The Star
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekendhuman smugglers to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekend
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
human smugglers to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. (Reporting by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Digby Lid... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekendto attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants
Italy rescues over 3,300 migrants over weekend
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
to attempt the crossing despite the dangers involved. More than 3,700 migrants died in the Mediterranean last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. (Reporting by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Digby Lidstone) reuters_ti... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
65 Million People Displaced Worldwidefollowed by Pakistan and Lebanon. More than 1 million migrants arrived in Euro
65 Million People Displaced Worldwide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
followed by Pakistan and Lebanon. More than 1 million migrants arrived in Europe by sea last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).However, other agencies put that number much higher.Some 35,000 arrived by... Read more
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Calcutta News
Migrants making dangerous journey from Libya rescued by Italy's navyMinistry reportedly added that about 60,000 asylum seekers had entered the coun
Migrants making dangerous journey from Libya rescued by Italy's navy
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
Ministry reportedly added that about 60,000 asylum seekers had entered the country so far in 2016 via the sea. The International Organisation for Migration further reportedly noted that an estimated 214,861 migrants and refugees have made... Read more
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International Business Times
Migrant crisis: Italian navy and humanitarian group ships rescue 4500 people movement is probably the result of week-long, unfavourable weather conditions"
Migrant crisis: Italian navy and humanitarian group ships rescue 4500 people
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
movement is probably the result of week-long, unfavourable weather conditions" that have now changed, According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Turkey-EU migrant deal aimed at stopping migrants from entering Greece... Read more
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iol.co.za
Refugees’ rights must be protectedthe camps. Then there are those who drown in the Mediterranean Sea travelling
Refugees’ rights must be protected
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
the camps. Then there are those who drown in the Mediterranean Sea travelling from Africa to Europe. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), more than 3 770 people were reported to have perished trying to cross the sea... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Migrants face greater risk at the Mediterranean Seathe number of dead has already reached about 2800, compared to 1800 during the
Migrants face greater risk at the Mediterranean Sea
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
the number of dead has already reached about 2800, compared to 1800 during the same period last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Last month, more than 1000 migrants drowned as several ships sank. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Recommit to protecting rights of refugeesthe camps. Then there are those who drown in the Mediterranean sea, travelling
Recommit to protecting rights of refugees
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
the camps. Then there are those who drown in the Mediterranean sea, travelling from Africa to Europe. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) more than 3 770 people were reported to have perished trying to cross the sea... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Heru Santoso, a spokesman for Indonesia's immigration... Read more
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The Hindu
Indonesia lets aid groups assist stranded Sri Lankan Tamil refugeesefforts to refloat the beached vessel have ended with it tilted on its side and
Indonesia lets aid groups assist stranded Sri Lankan Tamil refugees
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
efforts to refloat the beached vessel have ended with it tilted on its side and its engine inundated by seawater. The International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday that Indonesia has invited it and the U.N.’s refugee agency to... Read more
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The Age
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Sri Lankans shelter on the beach at Lhoknga after their... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Sri Lankans shelter on the beach at Lhoknga after their... Read more
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Canberra Times
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Heru Santoso, a spokesman for Indonesia's immigration... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Heru Santoso, a spokesman for Indonesia's immigration... Read more
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WA Today
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally g
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
at Lhoknga in the northern province of Aceh for three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Heru Santoso, a spokesman for Indonesia's immigration... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only Just Leadership Will End Problem of Refugeeshome some 500 Tanzanian girls stranded in India and Malaysia, it is nevertheles
Only Just Leadership Will End Problem of Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
home some 500 Tanzanian girls stranded in India and Malaysia, it is nevertheless praiseworthy that is co-operating with the International Organisation for Migration to that end. Coupled with expectations that Tanzanians who went there privately... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Number of displaced people around the world reaches record highto Italy through the central Mediterranean, which has seen almost 50,000 arriva
Number of displaced people around the world reaches record high
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
to Italy through the central Mediterranean, which has seen almost 50,000 arrivals this year, and over 2,400 deaths. The International Organisation for Migration has said there has been no evidence of migrants switching from one route to the... Read more
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Daily News
Refugees at highest ever level, reaching 65m, says UNfollowed by Pakistan and Lebanon. More than 1,011,700 migrants arrived in Euro
Refugees at highest ever level, reaching 65m, says UN
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
followed by Pakistan and Lebanon. More than 1,011,700 migrants arrived in Europe by sea last year, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), although other agencies put that number much higher. Some 35,000 arrived by... Read more
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International Business Times
World Refugee Day: The Mediterranean migrant crisis by numbers asylum seekers in more than a year. The current odds of dying on any Mediterra
World Refugee Day: The Mediterranean migrant crisis by numbers
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
asylum seekers in more than a year. The current odds of dying on any Mediterranean route are one in 81. The current odds of dying on the North Africa to Italy route are one in 23. Sources: International Organisation for Migration, UN Refugee Age... Read more
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dna
Iraqi forces open second front south of ISIS-held Mosulthe Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent I
Iraqi forces open second front south of ISIS-held Mosul
dna / Posted 12 days ago
the Shi'ite-led governments that followed, was seen as a launchpad for recent Islamic State bombings in the capital. The International Organisation for Migration said on Saturday more than 81,000 people had been displaced by the fighting in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nepalese asylum seekers to return home after 19 months on Micronesian island18 Indian men were detained at a wharf in Yap since the boat they were travelli
Nepalese asylum seekers to return home after 19 months on Micronesian island
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
18 Indian men were detained at a wharf in Yap since the boat they were travelling on was detained in November 2014. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said seven of the Nepalese men would now return home. When the men arrived on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Indonesian province prepares to tow stranded migrant boat back out to seafuel and an engineer to fix the boat’s engine. They have encouraged the boat to
Indonesian province prepares to tow stranded migrant boat back out to sea
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
fuel and an engineer to fix the boat’s engine. They have encouraged the boat to return to Sri Lanka. Mark Getchell, of the International Organisation for Migration, described the situation as “very serious”. “If you look at the makeup of the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boatmental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Manning River Times
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boatmental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boatmental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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The North West Star
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boatmental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Indonesian police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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WA Today
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesiamental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesia
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesiamental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesia
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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New Kerala
Dozens of migrants die of thirst in Niger desert - newkerala.com #7779826 - had been identified, he said. Niger is one of the main transit countries
Dozens of migrants die of thirst in Niger desert - newkerala.com #77798
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
26 - had been identified, he said. Niger is one of the main transit countries for migrants hoping to reach Europe. Some 120,000 people crossed the country's arid northern Agadez region last year, the International Organisation for Migratio... Read more
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The Age
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesiamental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesia
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesiamental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesia
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesiamental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn'
Police fire warning shot as stranded Sri Lankan women disembark boat in Indonesia
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
mental needs is to get them unhindered access to the UNHCR and that just doesn't seem to be happening," Ms Fan said. The International Organisation for Migration has indicated it is ready to assist with services if asked to do so. Indonesia is... Read more
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Evening Standard
Thirty-four people die in Sahara 'after being abandoned by people smuggler'region is a popular waystation for migrants attempting to cross the Sahara to r
Thirty-four people die in Sahara 'after being abandoned by people smuggler'
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
region is a popular waystation for migrants attempting to cross the Sahara to reach Algeria or Libya and eventually cross the Mediterranean for Europe. The International Organisation for Migration said 120,000 people crossed through Agadez last ye... Read more
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Limerick Post
Limerick to welcome more refugeesfrom war-torn countries. So far this year, just over 1,200 people have died in
Limerick to welcome more refugees
Limerick Post / Posted 15 days ago
from war-torn countries. So far this year, just over 1,200 people have died in the massive waterway according to the International Organisation for Migration. Last year the LE Róisín pulled 8,000 people from the waters. CEO of the Immigrant... Read more
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Herald Sun
34 migrants found dead in Niger desertof neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the n
34 migrants found dead in Niger desert
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
of neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the nationalities of the other victims were. The International Organisation for Migration estimates that 120,000 people crossed through Agadez last year. IOM recorded 37... Read more
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News.com.au
34 migrants found dead in Niger desertof neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the n
34 migrants found dead in Niger desert
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
of neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the nationalities of the other victims were. The International Organisation for Migration estimates that 120,000 people crossed through Agadez last year. IOM recorded 37... Read more
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Perth Now
34 migrants found dead in Niger desertof neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the n
34 migrants found dead in Niger desert
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
of neighbouring Nigeria, Mohammed said. It was not immediately clear what the nationalities of the other victims were. The International Organisation for Migration estimates that 120,000 people crossed through Agadez last year. IOM recorded 37... Read more
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