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Aljazeera
Desperate journeys: 3,034 refugees die in seven monthsJuly 28 of 2016, compared with 1,970 in almost the same period a year earlier -
Desperate journeys: 3,034 refugees die in seven months
Aljazeera / Posted 12 hours ago
July 28 of 2016, compared with 1,970 in almost the same period a year earlier - an increase of 54 percent, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). In all of 2015, at least 3,771 refugees lost their lives crossing the... Read more
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New Kerala
After attack on convoy, UN suspends aid delivery in areas of restive north-eastern Nigeria - newkerala.com #97778UN staff traveling from Bama to Maiduguri. UNICEF also confirmed that one of i
After attack on convoy, UN suspends aid delivery in areas of restive north-eastern Nigeria - newkerala.com #97778
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
UN staff traveling from Bama to Maiduguri. UNICEF also confirmed that one of its staff along with a contractor from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) who were injured in the attack were being treated at a local hospital. All... Read more
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Breitbart
Italy Launches Graphic Ad Campaign To Discourage African Migrants– do not qualify for refugee status. “Women and children suffer the most,” Fed
Italy Launches Graphic Ad Campaign To Discourage African Migrants
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
– do not qualify for refugee status. “Women and children suffer the most,” Federico Soda, Mediterranean director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), told reporters. “Women are abused and raped, and often they arrive pregnant.... Read more
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Salon.com
UK judge sends 2 people-smugglers to prisonthe border, the migrants also went on hunger strike and several people were hos
UK judge sends 2 people-smugglers to prison
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the border, the migrants also went on hunger strike and several people were hospitalized for exhaustion. 11:40 a.m. The International Organization for Migration says more than 3,000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year,... Read more
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Salon.com
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeriaafter Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy. Three civilians including a U
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeria
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
after Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy. Three civilians including a UNICEF employee and contractor for the International Organization for Migration were wounded in Thursday’s ambush, along with two of the soldiers escorting the... Read more
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Daily Herald
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeriaafter Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy. Three civilians including a U
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeria
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
after Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy. Three civilians including a UNICEF employee and contractor for the International Organization for Migration were wounded in Thursday's ambush, along with two of the soldiers escorting the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Young boy tries to comfort his sister, 11, on crowded migrant boatpeople have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, nearly a 60-perce
Young boy tries to comfort his sister, 11, on crowded migrant boat
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, nearly a 60-percent increase from this time in 2015. The International Organization for Migration said on Friday that the discovery of 39 bodies on Libyan shores this week raises the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeriatwo soldiers and three civilians were wounded in Thursday's attack, including a
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeria
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
two soldiers and three civilians were wounded in Thursday's attack, including a UNICEF employee and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration. The convoy was traveling from the newly liberated city of Bama, where Doctors... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeriatwo soldiers and three civilians were wounded in Thursday's attack, including a
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeria
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
two soldiers and three civilians were wounded in Thursday's attack, including a UNICEF employee and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration. The convoy was traveling from the newly liberated city of Bama, where Doctors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Italy Launches Campaign to Warn Migrants of Risksand children are most vulnerable during the perilous journey, said IOM's Medite
Italy Launches Campaign to Warn Migrants of Risks
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and children are most vulnerable during the perilous journey, said IOM's Mediterranean director. In partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Italian government on Thursday launched a media campaign on television,... Read more
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International Business Times
Barcelona unveils 'shame counter' tracking refugee deaths in the Mediterranean at this number – 3,034 people who drowned because they were not offered a safe
Barcelona unveils 'shame counter' tracking refugee deaths in the Mediterranean
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
at this number – 3,034 people who drowned because they were not offered a safe passage." It comes in the same week the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it had recorded more deaths so far in 2016 than the same time last year,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Barcelona unveils ‘shame counter’ that tracks refugee deaths— the number of migrants and refugees who have died trying to cross the Mediter
Barcelona unveils ‘shame counter’ that tracks refugee deaths
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
— the number of migrants and refugees who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in 2016, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). “We’re here to look the Mediterranean in the face and look at this number —... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Chi
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Chi
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund sa
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund says a UNICEF employee and worker for the International Organization for Migration are among those wounded in Thursday's ambush on the road from the city of Bama, 70... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Chi
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Chi
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 days ago
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and a contractor for the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoyin recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and one from the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and one from the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and one from the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoyin recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and one from the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund sa
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund says a UNICEF employee and worker for the International Organization for Migration are among those wounded in Thursday's ambush on the road from the city of Bama, 70... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. An employee of the U.N. Children's Fund and one from the International Organization for Migration were among those wounded in the ambush on the road from the city of Bama to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund sa
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund says a UNICEF employee and worker for the International Organization for Migration are among those wounded in Thursday's ambush on the road from the city of Bama, 70... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoyliberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund sa
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund says a UNICEF employee and worker for the International Organization for Migration are among those wounded in Thursday's ambush on the road from the city of Bama, 70... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund sa
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach. The U.N. Children's Fund says a UNICEF employee and worker for the International Organization for Migration are among those wounded in Thursday's ambush on the road from the city of Bama, 70... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. suspends aid in Nigeria's Borno state after attack on convoyattacked the convoy on Thursday as it returned to Maiduguri from delivering aid
U.N. suspends aid in Nigeria's Borno state after attack on convoy
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
attacked the convoy on Thursday as it returned to Maiduguri from delivering aid in Bama, injuring a UNICEF employee and an International Organization for Migration contractor. "The United Nations has temporarily suspended humanitarian assistance... Read more
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Boston Herald
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return homehas improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to A
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return home
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
has improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to Anbar, according to data released by the International Organization for Migration. 3.3 million Iraqis remain displaced by violence, most from Anbar and Nineveh... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return homehas improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to A
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return home
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
has improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to Anbar, according to data released by the International Organization for Migration. 3.3 million Iraqis remain displaced by violence, most from Anbar and Nineveh... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return homehas improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to A
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
has improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to Anbar, according to data released by the International Organization for Migration. 3.3 million Iraqis remain displaced by violence, most from Anbar and Nineveh... Read more
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The Day
U.N. warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by Islamic State return homehas improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to A
U.N. warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by Islamic State return home
The Day / Posted 2 days ago
has improved. Over the past six months nearly 120,000 people have returned to Anbar, according to data released by the International Organization for Migration. 3.3 million Iraqis remain displaced by violence, most from Anbar and Nineveh... Read more
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DW
Italy launches campaign to warn migrants of risks |In partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Ita
Italy launches campaign to warn migrants of risks |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
In partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Italian government on Thursday launched a media campaign on television, radio and social media platforms to dissuade African migrants attempting the perilous journey across... Read more
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Reuters
Migrants tell of horrors of voyage in Italy media campaign- do not qualify for refugee status. "Women and children suffer the most," Fed
Migrants tell of horrors of voyage in Italy media campaign
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
- do not qualify for refugee status. "Women and children suffer the most," Federico Soda, Mediterranean director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), told reporters. "Women are abused and raped, and often they arrive pregnant.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Migrants tell of horrors of voyage in Italy media campaign- do not qualify for refugee status. "Women and children suffer the most," Fed
Migrants tell of horrors of voyage in Italy media campaign
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
- do not qualify for refugee status. "Women and children suffer the most," Federico Soda, Mediterranean director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), told reporters. "Women are abused and raped, and often they arrive pregnant.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
US expands Central American refugee screening programabout those granted the six-month humanitarian visas. Carlos Maldonado of the
US expands Central American refugee screening program
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
about those granted the six-month humanitarian visas. Carlos Maldonado of the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said the UNHCR and International Organization for Migration would handle costs incurred as applicants were processed in Costa Rica. If approved,... Read more
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ABC News
Homeland Security Announces New Plan for Central American Refugeestransfer arrangement (PTA), in coordination with the United Nations High Commis
Homeland Security Announces New Plan for Central American Refugees
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
transfer arrangement (PTA), in coordination with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), allowing families facing threats to leave their home country while their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
General Assembly Decision Makes International Organization for Migration Part of UN SystemThe United Nations General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution appr
General Assembly Decision Makes International Organization for Migration Part of UN System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The United Nations General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution approving an agreement to make the International Organization for Migration (IOM) part of the UN system as a related organization. "We are living in a time of much tragedy... Read more
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Raw Story
US to expand Central American refugee screening programhumanitarian visas. At the same conference, Carlos Maldonado of the U.N. High
US to expand Central American refugee screening program
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
humanitarian visas. At the same conference, Carlos Maldonado of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said the UNHCR and International Organization for Migration would handle costs incurred as the individuals were processed in Costa Rica. “They... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Costa Rica to temporarily take in migrants at risk - UNHCRAmerica, an official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UN
Costa Rica to temporarily take in migrants at risk - UNHCR
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
America, an official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday. The UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration will cover the costs, said the official, Carlos Maldonado. Maldonado added there... Read more
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Reuters
Costa Rica to temporarily take in migrants at risk: UNHCRAmerica, an official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UN
Costa Rica to temporarily take in migrants at risk: UNHCR
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
America, an official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday. The UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration will cover the costs, said the official, Carlos Maldonado. Maldonado added there... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
More than 3,000 migrants lost in Mediterranean since Januarydied while trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, while nearly 250,000 ha
More than 3,000 migrants lost in Mediterranean since January
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
died while trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, while nearly 250,000 have made the harrowing journey to Europe, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. Tens of thousands of migrants and refugees attempt the perilous... Read more
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New Kerala
General Assembly decision makes International Organization for Migration part of UN system - newkerala.com #95653ability to fulfil their respective mandates in the interest of migrants and Mem
General Assembly decision makes International Organization for Migration part of UN system - newkerala.com #95653
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
ability to fulfil their respective mandates in the interest of migrants and Member States. The United Nations and the International Organization for Migration, recognizing the need to work jointly to achieve mutual objectives, and with a view... Read more
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Aljazeera
Libya: 87 refugee bodies wash up on beachor gone missing in the Mediterranean since 2014, according to the United Nation
Libya: 87 refugee bodies wash up on beach
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
or gone missing in the Mediterranean since 2014, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. According to the International Organization for Migration, at least 3,034 refugees and migrants have died in the Mediterranean this ye... Read more
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The Washington Times
Syrian refugee’s trek from Colombia to Texas stalls in limboto death.” Since the start of 2016, at least 2,510 refugees and migrants drowne
Syrian refugee’s trek from Colombia to Texas stalls in limbo
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
to death.” Since the start of 2016, at least 2,510 refugees and migrants drowned in the Mediterranean, according to the International Organization for Migration. Those who attempt to cross the sea have usually done so on small boats or dinghies... Read more
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Raw Story
Migrant bottleneck forms in Costa Rica as many try to reach USto the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, wher
Migrant bottleneck forms in Costa Rica as many try to reach US
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
to the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, where a bottleneck has formed, according to the International Organization for Migration. In Costa Rica, a makeshift camp has sprung up housing hundreds of Africans and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Commemorates United Nations Day Against Human Traffickingsupport Ghana's co-ordinated actions in tackling human trafficking. For his pa
Ghana Commemorates United Nations Day Against Human Trafficking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
support Ghana's co-ordinated actions in tackling human trafficking. For his part, Alexander Billings, CPC Project Manager, International Organization for Migration, disclosed that last year, the Government of Ghana and the US government had signed... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tougher Europe borders push more migrants toward USto the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, wher
Tougher Europe borders push more migrants toward US
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
to the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, where a bottleneck has formed, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). In Costa Rica, a makeshift camp has sprung up housing hundreds of Africans... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Almost 3,000 Drowned in Mediterranean Crisis This Year3,000 was reached faster this year than in any previous year since the refugee
Almost 3,000 Drowned in Mediterranean Crisis This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
3,000 was reached faster this year than in any previous year since the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean began, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday. "The 3,000 mark will undoubtedly arrive this year months... Read more
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Christian Today
Refugee survivors speak out about their perilous journeyMediterranean Sea this year while trying to reach Europe - three quarters of th
Refugee survivors speak out about their perilous journey
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
Mediterranean Sea this year while trying to reach Europe - three quarters of them en route from north Africa to Italy, the International Organization for Migration said on Friday. Just over 80,000 people, mainly from Africa, have reached Italy... Read more
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Aljazeera
'Either you join ISIL or you challenge them'cycle of ethnosectarian violence in Iraq". To date, much of the work to rebuil
'Either you join ISIL or you challenge them'
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
cycle of ethnosectarian violence in Iraq". To date, much of the work to rebuild Saadiya has been done by aid agencies. The International Organization for Migration has started repairing some of the damaged homes, while the British charity Oxfam has... Read more
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