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Japan Today
Dozens drown in new Mediterranean migrant tragedy ‹ Japan Todayastounding. We are almost at the level of the Greek islands last year,” said Fl
Dozens drown in new Mediterranean migrant tragedy ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted an hour ago
astounding. We are almost at the level of the Greek islands last year,” said Flavio di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organization for Migration, referring to a period when thousands arrived there from Turkey every day. About... Read more
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Swissinfo
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 deadon Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sou
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead
Swissinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
on Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sought to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. On Friday the IOM said it estimates total Mediterranean deaths at sea to be 1,475... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 deadon Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sou
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
on Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sought to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. On Friday the IOM said it estimates total Mediterranean deaths at sea to be 1,475... Read more
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The Star
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths fearedon Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sou
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths feared
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
on Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sought to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. On Friday the IOM said it estimates total Mediterranean deaths at sea to be 1,475... Read more
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Swissinfo
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths fearedon Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sou
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths feared
Swissinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
on Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sought to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. On Friday the IOM said it estimates total Mediterranean deaths at sea to be 1,475... Read more
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Reuters
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths fearedon Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sou
More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, more deaths feared
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
on Italian shores, and an estimated 7,000 died in the Mediterranean as they sought to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration. On Friday the IOM said it estimates total Mediterranean deaths at sea to be 1,475... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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7h
Hawaii News Now
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrantsGENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times
IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local): The International Organization for Migration says it's considering closer ties with the United Nations, but no final decision has been made. Chief of staff Ovais... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
NATO: Aegean patrols helping stem migrant tide194,611 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea, including 156,157 by the Aegean
NATO: Aegean patrols helping stem migrant tide
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 hours ago
194,611 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea, including 156,157 by the Aegean route, according to a report Friday by the International Organization for Migration. Some 376 have died along that route, while 1,093 have died in the central... Read more
8h
Boston Herald
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
Boston Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 9 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia borderwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossingwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossing
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossingwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossing
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossingwere stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N.
UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossing
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 hours ago
were stuck for months after Balkan route closed in March. 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
UN official says IOM joining world bodyresponse to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health a
UN official says IOM joining world body
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 10 hours ago
response to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN official says IOM joining world bodyresponse to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health a
UN official says IOM joining world body
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 hours ago
response to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN official says IOM joining world bodyresponse to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health a
UN official says IOM joining world body
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 hours ago
response to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN official says IOM joining world bodyresponse to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health a
UN official says IOM joining world body
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 hours ago
response to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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11h
AllAfrica.com
At Crime Commission, UN Official Urges Stepped-Up Responses to Curb Human Traffickinga significant milestone in the global fight against trafficking and smuggling,
At Crime Commission, UN Official Urges Stepped-Up Responses to Curb Human Trafficking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
a significant milestone in the global fight against trafficking and smuggling, and being delivered in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). UNODC's work, moreover, is directly... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
UN official says IOM joining world bodyresponse to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health a
UN official says IOM joining world body
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 hours ago
response to the migrant crisis (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The U.N. health agency's chief has disclosed that the International Organization for Migration is set to become part of the U.N. "family." Director-General Margaret Chan of the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Many feared dead in migrant boat capsizes in Mediterraneanon Wednesday. Europe's worst immigration crisis since World War Two has led to
Many feared dead in migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 hours ago
on Wednesday. Europe's worst immigration crisis since World War Two has led to more than 8,000 deaths in 2 1/2 years, the International Organization for Migration estimates. Boat arrivals in Italy have risen sharply this week with warm weather... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4,000 pulled from sea in 1 dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
4,000 pulled from sea in 1 day
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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The Financial Express
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
The Financial Express / Posted 17 hours ago
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week’s deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama’s Syrian Refugees Arriving from Areas with Dangerous Levels of Active TBassessment found that tuberculosis among Syrian refugees was at a high incidenc
Obama’s Syrian Refugees Arriving from Areas with Dangerous Levels of Active TB
Breitbart / Posted 17 hours ago
assessment found that tuberculosis among Syrian refugees was at a high incidence rate,” the study, in which the International Organization for Migration (IOM) screened almost 69,000 (11%) of the 608,000 Syrian refugees currently living... Read more
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Rappler
Migrant crisis is 'global challenge' – G7 leadersand populist politicians like France's Marine Le Pen, who has called for a clam
Migrant crisis is 'global challenge' – G7 leaders
Rappler / Posted 20 hours ago
and populist politicians like France's Marine Le Pen, who has called for a clampdown on immigration. So far this year, the International Organization for Migration says an estimated 190,000 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea, arriving... Read more
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Boston Globe
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
Boston Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week’s deaths, the International Organization for Migration said 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and 330 in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week’s deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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11 News Houston
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at seaHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at sea
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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Orange County Register
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week’s deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Glimmer of hope in refugee crisis as desperate mum gives birth on rescue shiplives when the fishing boat capsized More than 320,000 boat migrants have arri
Glimmer of hope in refugee crisis as desperate mum gives birth on rescue ship
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
lives when the fishing boat capsized More than 320,000 boat migrants have arrived on Italian shores in the last two years - and an estimated 7,000 people have drowned trying to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migrat... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at seaHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at sea
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at seaHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at sea
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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NBC News
More Than 4,000 Migrants Rescued in a Single Day in MediterraneanHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More Than 4,000 Migrants Rescued in a Single Day in Mediterranean
NBC News / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at seaHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at sea
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at seaHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued at sea
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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DW
Dozens dead, over 4,000 rescued from water in 20 Med operations |that only 40 percent of this group was employed, often in activities without lo
Dozens dead, over 4,000 rescued from water in 20 Med operations |
DW / Posted yesterday
that only 40 percent of this group was employed, often in activities without long-term formal contracts. On Tuesday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Libya's coast guard had also been turning back migrants since the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single dayHe said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard th
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
He said he had no other details, including how many migrants had been aboard the boats. Before this week's deaths, the International Organization for Migration said only 13 people had drowned in the month of May, compared with 95 last May and... Read more
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