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2015/04/25 17:28
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Angela Merkel has said that large European countries should be prepared to accept more refugees. On Friday, 24 April, the German Chancellor called for a new European Union system which allocates...
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2015/04/25 10:08
2015/04/25 10:08
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British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading...
2015/04/25 03:38
2015/04/25 03:38
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Mediterranean crisis: UN welcomes EU measures on migrants The United Nations refugee agency welcomed the European Union's (EU) mobilization of resources in response to the ongoing migrant crisis in...
2015/04/24 16:20
2015/04/24 16:20
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has doubled the emergency aid to front-line member states Italy, Greece and Malta which have to deal with the massive influx of migrants coming across the...
2015/04/24 11:52
2015/04/24 11:52
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Kenya’s deputy president said the Kenyan authorities will relocate the refugees if UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) fails to do so. The camp complex was established more than two decades ago and hosts...
2015/04/24 08:28
2015/04/24 08:28
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Five Eritrean migrants who escaped captivity under the Islamic State (Isis) in Libya are now in danger of being smuggled to Italy on a rotten dinghy or fishing boat, with the risk of drowning on the...
2015/04/24 04:38
2015/04/24 04:38
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Over 100,000 displaced in Iraqi governorate The UN on Thursday said that more than 100,000 people have been displaced in Anbar governorate, where pro-government forces have been engaged in intense...
2015/04/23 14:34
2015/04/23 14:34
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APPeople lay candles as they pause by the sea during a candle light vigil in Sliema, in the outskirts of Valletta, Malta. Picture: Alessandra Tarantino Washington - The deaths of hundreds of migrants...
Read more at iol.co.za, AllAfrica.com
2015/04/23 14:23
2015/04/23 14:23
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Somalia's prime minister warned Thursday that the conflict in Yemen poses dangers across the Gulf of Aden where an influx of refugees is stretching scarce resources and Al-Qaeda militants are eager...
2015/04/23 08:29
2015/04/23 08:29
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Bugesera, Rwanda — The number of Burundians who have fled abroad to escape pre-election violence has swollen to more than 12,000 in less than a month, and they are taking with them allegations of...
2015/04/22 22:20
2015/04/22 22:20
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Harrowing survivors' tales have begun to emerge after a a vessel packed with hundreds of migrants bound for the Italian island of Lampedusa capsized off Libya's coast in what may be the...
2015/04/22 19:49
2015/04/22 19:49
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As European leaders wrestle with the human exodus of African migrants in the Mediterranean and the traffickers putting their lives in danger, yet another crowded boatload has arrived in Italy. The...
2015/04/22 18:12
2015/04/22 18:12
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As aid workers set up registration tables in the light of Red Crescent ambulance headlights, the migrants slowly filed on to land across a plank the size of a door. Families sat in circles on the...
2015/04/22 09:29
2015/04/22 09:29
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Eritrea is the world's most censored country according to a new list released by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Thousands of Eritreans flee to Europe to escape torture and arbitrary...
2015/04/22 08:29
2015/04/22 08:29
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Police in Burundi have fired teargas and water cannon to disperse protesters calling for the president not to run for a third term, as tensions continue to rise in the central African...
2015/04/22 07:29
2015/04/22 07:29
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James Mbaka — KENYA, Somalia and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees yesterday formed a tripartite committee to hasten the repatriation of Somali refugees. Each of the three parties will nominate...
2015/04/22 06:38
2015/04/22 06:38
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... courageous' action needed to stem tide of illegal migration: UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)has urged the international community to commit to "swift, collective and...
2015/04/22 04:04
2015/04/22 04:04
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Under Qaddafi, Libya worked closely with Europe to harshly stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean. But the country's chaos has upended that In August 2010, he visited his friend Silvio...
2015/04/21 17:11
2015/04/21 17:11
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Iraq security forces have recaptured some areas lost earlier to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in and around the battleground city of Ramadi, security officials have said. Police...
2015/04/21 14:29
2015/04/21 14:29
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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged the international community to commit to "swift, collective and courageous action" and address the surge in illegal migration across the...
Read more at AllAfrica.com, Unicef
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