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Aljazeera
Militia releases 163 child soldiers from ranks in CARThe anti-Balaka militia has released 163 children from its ranks in the Central
Militia releases 163 child soldiers from ranks in CAR
Aljazeera / Posted 34 minutes ago
The anti-Balaka militia has released 163 children from its ranks in the Central African Republic, a country where as many as 10,000 youth have been recruited to fight for armed groups since 2013. The children were handed over at a ceremony on Friday... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Austria migrant tragedy suspects to appear in courtECSKEMÉT, Hungary: Four defendants were to appear in court in Hungary on Saturd
Austria migrant tragedy suspects to appear in court
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 49 minutes ago
ECSKEMÉT, Hungary: Four defendants were to appear in court in Hungary on Saturday (Aug 29) over Austria's migrant truck tragedy, as a "horrified and heartbroken" UN chief called for concerted action to end Europe's refugee crisis. The three... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Baby girl among 71 dead in refrigerated lorry as migrant crisis deepens A truck which was found parked on a main Austrian highway with 71 dead migran
Baby girl among 71 dead in refrigerated lorry as migrant crisis deepens
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
A truck which was found parked on a main Austrian highway with 71 dead migrants inside sits at a veterinary border station on the Austrian/Hungarian border in... Read more
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Times of Malta
200 migrants die off LibyaFishing boats are searching for more bodies and possible survivors after a ship
200 migrants die off Libya
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
Fishing boats are searching for more bodies and possible survivors after a shipwreck off Libya on Thursday claimed the lives of more than 200 migrants. Rescuers managed to pull out some 200 survivors on Thursday at around noon but many more are... Read more
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Times of Malta
Children among victims in gory lorryA motorway patrol discovered the abandoned lorry near the Hungarian border on T
Children among victims in gory lorry
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
A motorway patrol discovered the abandoned lorry near the Hungarian border on Thursday, probably at least 24 hours after it had been parked there. The refugees appeared to have been dead in the lorry for up to two days and fluids from the decomposing... Read more
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RTE News
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed Friday to governments to step up thei
UN chief urges stronger response to migration trag
RTE News / Posted 6 hours ago
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed Friday to governments to step up their response to Europe's migrant crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of migrant bodies in an abandoned truck in Austria. Ban praised leaders and... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside a truck abandoned near Austria's border with Hungary, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the world to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Death toll soars in latest Mediterranean refugee boat disasterMigrant crisis: At least 200 feared drowned as people smuggling across Mediterr
Death toll soars in latest Mediterranean refugee boat disaster
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
Migrant crisis: At least 200 feared drowned as people smuggling across Mediterranean continues Photo:Belongings of dead migrants recovered by the Libyan coast guard, after their boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Two boats carrying hundreds of migrants capsize near Libya TRIPOLI, Libya - Hundreds of migrants and refugees were feared dead as rescue
Two boats carrying hundreds of migrants capsize near Libya
Calcutta News / Posted 11 hours ago
TRIPOLI, Libya - Hundreds of migrants and refugees were feared dead as rescuers were on Friday said to have recovered the bodies of at least 150 of the victims of accidents involving two... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Hundreds of migrants die as crisis escalates | Irish Examiner Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found
Hundreds of migrants die as crisis escalates
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants... 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 13 hours 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 Globe and Mail
Refugees or migrants? Describing the crisis on Europe’s bordersDay after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-ey
Refugees or migrants? Describing the crisis on Europe’s borders
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe’s shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Mediterranean... Read more
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express
Borderless Britain: Torrent of stowaway migrants head to the UKOn just one day, 27 suspected illegal immigrants were found in a lorry on the M
Borderless Britain: Torrent of stowaway migrants head to the UK
express / Posted 13 hours ago
On just one day, 27 suspected illegal immigrants were found in a lorry on the M25 in Surrey. Another six were caught scrambling out from under a truck in Folkestone, Kent. And several were seen fleeing from a service station on the M6 in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Human traffickers use Facebook to sell migrants passages to EuropeHuman traffickers advertise on Facebook: People smugglers cash in on desperate
Human traffickers use Facebook to sell migrants passages to Europe
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Human traffickers advertise on Facebook: People smugglers cash in on desperate migrants by charging them thousands for a 'safe' passage to Europe Webpages running offering refugees cross-border trips to other countries Ask for thousands in return... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Nine hours battling death at sea off the Libyan coastZUWARA (LIBYA) - Pakistani teenager Shefaz Hamza spent nine hours at sea clingi
Nine hours battling death at sea off the Libyan coast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
ZUWARA (LIBYA) - Pakistani teenager Shefaz Hamza spent nine hours at sea clinging to the wreckage of a migrant boat that sank off Libya. By the time the coast guard arrived his mother and young sister were dead. Migrants rescued by the Libyan... Read more
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Balita
UN refugee agency warns of another Bay of Bengal boat crisis in coming weeks August 29, 2015 5:17 am GENEVA, Aug. 28 — The Office of the United Nations H
UN refugee agency warns of another Bay of Bengal boat crisis in coming weeks
Balita / Posted 14 hours ago
August 29, 2015 5:17 am GENEVA, Aug. 28 — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday called for urgent action before the end of the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Ban urges strong refugee crisis responseUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to governments to step up their r
Ban urges strong refugee crisis response
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 hours ago
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to governments to step up their response to Europe's refugee crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of bodies in an abandoned truck in Austria. Ban on Friday praised leaders and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragediesUNITED NATIONS, United States: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moo
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragedies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS, United States: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed on Friday (Aug 28) to governments to step up their response to Europe's migrant crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of migrant bodies in an... Read more
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Japan Today
What's in a name? The debate over labelling migrants and refugees ‹ Japan TodayAre they “migrants” or “refugees”? “Clandestini” or “illegals”? Deciding how to
What's in a name? The debate over labelling migrants and refugees ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 hours ago
Are they “migrants” or “refugees”? “Clandestini” or “illegals”? Deciding how to label the huge numbers of people moving around the globe has proved a thorny and politically-loaded question for governments and the media. Migration has rarely been out... Read more
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Independent
Migrant crisis: Anger mounts in Libya after migrant boat sinks in the MediterraneanAngry residents of Zuwara in western Libya, from where the vessel set off on Th
Migrant crisis: Anger mounts in Libya after migrant boat sinks in the Mediterranean
Independent / Posted 17 hours ago
Angry residents of Zuwara in western Libya, from where the vessel set off on Thursday, took to the town’s main square to demand that authorities crack down on human traffickers after 105 bodies were recovered or washed ashore. Lacking navy ships,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crossings of Mediterranean Sea Exceed 300,000, Including 200,000 to GreeceGeneva — More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have used the dangerous sea ro
Crossings of Mediterranean Sea Exceed 300,000, Including 200,000 to Greece
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Geneva — More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have used the dangerous sea route across the Mediterranean so far this year with almost 200,000 of them landing in Greece and a further 110,000 in Italy. The UN refugee agency, revealing the latest... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the MediterraneanDrowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. P
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the Mediterranean
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Drowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. Photo: AP Cairo: Up to 200 people were feared dead in the latest boat capsizing off the Libyan coast, as dozens of bodies washed ashore or were retrieved from one sunken... Read more
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WA Today
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the MediterraneanDrowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. P
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the Mediterranean
WA Today / Posted 18 hours ago
Drowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. Photo: AP Cairo: Up to 200 people were feared dead in the latest boat capsizing off the Libyan coast, as dozens of bodies washed ashore or were retrieved from one sunken... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Italy arrests human traffickers(Guardia Costiera, AFP) Rome - Italian authorities said on Friday they had arr
Italy arrests human traffickers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
(Guardia Costiera, AFP) Rome - Italian authorities said on Friday they had arrested ten suspected people smugglers in connection with the deaths by asphyxiation of 52 people who had been forced to remain in the virtually airless hold of an... Read more
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The Age
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the MediterraneanDrowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. P
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the Mediterranean
The Age / Posted 18 hours ago
Drowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. Photo: AP Cairo: Up to 200 people were feared dead in the latest boat capsizing off the Libyan coast, as dozens of bodies washed ashore or were retrieved from one sunken... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the MediterraneanDrowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. P
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the Mediterranean
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Drowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. Photo: AP Cairo: Up to 200 people were feared dead in the latest boat capsizing off the Libyan coast, as dozens of bodies washed ashore or were retrieved from one sunken... Read more
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Canberra Times
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the MediterraneanDrowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. P
'It was a boat of death': Up to 200 migrants feared dead after another boat capsizes in the Mediterranean
Canberra Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Drowned in darkness: The body of a migrant lies on a dock, in Zuwara, Libya. Photo: AP Cairo: Up to 200 people were feared dead in the latest boat capsizing off the Libyan coast, as dozens of bodies washed ashore or were retrieved from one sunken... 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 19 hours 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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WA Today
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, nea
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?
WA Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters New York: The new top emergency relief official at the United Nations has urged the world's rich countries to step up aid to war... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, nea
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters New York: The new top emergency relief official at the United Nations has urged the world's rich countries to step up aid to war... Read more
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New Kerala
Clashes in Central African Republic force thousands to seek refuge at UN peacekeeping base Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thous
Clashes in Central African Republic force thousands to seek refuge at UN peacekeeping base
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution o
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CARClashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousan
Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CAR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bambari and seek shelter at a former cotton factory inside the compound of the United Nations... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Austria migrant horror: Human smugglers heldBlankets cover the view on a truck that is investigated at a veterinary border
Austria migrant horror: Human smugglers held
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 hours ago
Blankets cover the view on a truck that is investigated at a veterinary border station at the Austrian/Hungarian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria. (Ronald Zak, AP) Vienna - Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck in AustriaEISENSTADT, Austria: Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migran
Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck in Austria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
EISENSTADT, Austria: Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway and several people have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the tragedy, Austrian police said on Friday. An... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clashes Force 5,000 to Flee After BeheadingAround 5,000 people have fled from their homes in Bambari following clashes bet
Clashes Force 5,000 to Flee After Beheading
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Around 5,000 people have fled from their homes in Bambari following clashes between rival militias over the past few days, demonstrating how fragile the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains ahead of next month's presidential... Read more
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Rappler
Mediterranean migrant crossings top 300,000 in 2015 – UNMIGRANT CRISIS. Migrants from North Africa continue to spill into Europe. Photo
Mediterranean migrant crossings top 300,000 in 2015 – UN
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
MIGRANT CRISIS. Migrants from North Africa continue to spill into Europe. Photo by Louise George/EPA GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean to Europe so far this year, and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss set up task force against people smugglingIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss set up task force against people smuggling
Swissinfo / Posted 23 hours ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hungary's barbed-wire fence still proves no barrier for migrantsThe one who got away... and the one who didn't: Hungary's barbed-wire fence sti
Hungary's barbed-wire fence still proves no barrier for migrants
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
The one who got away... and the one who didn't: Hungary's barbed-wire fence still proves no barrier for desperate migrants – but police launch crackdown to stem unrelenting flow across its border Hundreds of refugees continue to break through... Read more
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Aljazeera
Clashes force 5,000 to flee after beheading in CARAround 5,000 people have fled from their homes in Bambari following clashes bet
Clashes force 5,000 to flee after beheading in CAR
Aljazeera / Posted 23 hours ago
Around 5,000 people have fled from their homes in Bambari following clashes between rival militias over the past few days, demonstrating how fragile the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains ahead of next month's presidential... Read more
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iol.co.za
Three held over truck full of bodiesEisenstadt, Austria - Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migra
Three held over truck full of bodies
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Eisenstadt, Austria - Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway and three people have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the tragedy, Austrian police said on Friday. At a news... Read more
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International Business Times
Dying to get to Europe: Migrants and refugees risk lives to escape war and poverty [Photo report] Two tragedies show the desperate plight of migrants seeking refuge from war and
Dying to get to Europe: Migrants and refugees risk lives to escape war and poverty [Photo report]
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Two tragedies show the desperate plight of migrants seeking refuge from war and poverty: Libya is a major transit route for migrants fleeing conflict and poverty en route to Europe. Cross-border smuggling networks exploit the country's lawlessness... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mediterranean migrant crossings top 300,000 in 2015: UNGENEVA - The number of refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the M
Mediterranean migrant crossings top 300,000 in 2015: UN
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
GENEVA - The number of refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean to Europe has soared past 300,000 this year, and some 2,500 more have died trying, the UN said Friday. Migrants are rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hundreds dead in triple migrant tragedyThe death toll from three tragedies in Europe’s deepening migrant crisis climbe
Hundreds dead in triple migrant tragedy
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
The death toll from three tragedies in Europe’s deepening migrant crisis climbed towards 300 today. About 200 people fleeing poverty and war zones were killed after two boats carrying them across the Mediterranean sank off the Libyan coast. Many of... Read more
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The Standard
Masses on the move spark debate over migrants and refugeesThat they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Med
Masses on the move spark debate over migrants and refugees
The Standard / Posted yesterday
That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Mediterranean on rickety rafts or packed ships is beyond doubt. But does that make them refugees from war or oppression, with a right to protection under international law,... Read more
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Ekklesia
UK government urged to show 'basic humanity' over global refugee crisisResponding to the publication yesterday (27 August) of new Office of National S
UK government urged to show 'basic humanity' over global refugee crisis
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Responding to the publication yesterday (27 August) of new Office of National Statistics figures on immigration to the United Kingdom, Amnesty International has called for the government to allay public fears on the issue and to “show some basic... Read more
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The Age
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, nea
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?
The Age / Posted yesterday
Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters New York: The new top emergency relief official at the United Nations has urged the world's rich countries to step up aid to war... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, nea
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters New York: The new top emergency relief official at the United Nations has urged the world's rich countries to step up aid to war... Read more
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Canberra Times
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, nea
Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters New York: The new top emergency relief official at the United Nations has urged the world's rich countries to step up aid to war... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve ConflictWelcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move is "a critical and necessary step towards ending the 20 month-long conflict that... Read more
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