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Dozens of migrants rescued off Libyan coast

Libyan coast guards on Wednesday rescued 74 illegal immigrants, including women and children, on a rubber boat off the western shores of the country,...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean reach 2,297

he UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,266 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 July, with almost 85 per cent...

IOM calls on European to support Italy in saving rescuing migrants

Ahead of this week’s informal meeting of EU Justice and Home Affairs ministers, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) urges European Union (EU) Member States...
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Latest IOM update: Migrant death toll at 2,245

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,210 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 3 July, with almost 85 per...
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We need to better prepare migrants to deal with crisis

As resilient as I know migrant communities to be, they can still easily be among the worst affected by natural disasters, extreme violence or...

US Affirms She Will Honour Her Deal With Australia on Migrant Resettlement

The United States has confirmed it will be going through with a migrant resettlement plan made with Australia. US President Donald Trump once called the...

Thousands of Migrants Rescued Off Libyan Coast

Thousands of migrants have been saved from the sea near Libya during one of the busiest weekends of the year for rescue workers. More than...
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Migrant arrivals to Italy register record high in 2017

Over 15,000 migrants and refugees arrived to Italy since the beginning of 2017, marking a new record high in the migration inflows from Africa,...

Libya Now A Migrant Abuse Hub for Children

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children are still risking their lives to make the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy. Unicef...
Buses will take the migrants and asylum seekers to better facilities

EU relocates migrants in pace lagging way behind target

The European Union (EU) was moving in a pace lagging way behind the target it set to relocate migrants in overburdened Greece and Italy...
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Brazil urged to legalize Venezuelan migrants at border

The Brazilian Public Ministry on Friday demanded the government legalize thousands of Venezuelan migrants who fled a political and economic crisis in their home...

Migrant workers ride home for festival

A migrant worker wearing rain boots rides a motorcycle in Shunde, south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 18, 2017. The Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar...

A female migrant worker’s trip to return home

Editor's note: Fifty-three is almost the age for retirement. But for Yuan Daorong, it's an age to make the most of her life. Yuan's...

Man Held Over Berlin Lorry Mayhem

German police are questioning a man they believe ploughed a lorry into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people...

French police evacuate migrant camp in Paris

French police on Friday evacuated thousands of migrants from where they were camped outside Stalingrad Metro Station, north Paris, according to Ile-de-France prefecture. Regional authorities...

France: Fires Race Down Calais ‘Jungle

Fires are raging across parts of the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, three days into a French operation to demolish it. It was...

Merkel Refuses to Bend Immigration Policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her policies on refugees in the wake of recent terror attacks. Some of the attacks were by asylum...

Libya War Escalates Migrant Crisis

Fighting for control of the western coastal city of Sirte, Libya has resulted in the fleeing of more people from this embattled North African...
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Refugee and migrant deaths on the Mediterranean a worry to UNICEF

In anticipation of a major summer upswing of child migrants using the dangerous crossing between Libya and Italy, UNICEF will shortly begin an operation...

Europe Needs To Respect Foreigners – Pope

Europe needs to "respect the foreigner, the immigrant and people from different cultures as worthy of being listened to" and follow the "moral obligation"...

UNHCR raises concerns over migrant situation at Macedonia border

Hana Habahmi, a field monitor for UNHCR based in the Gevgelija transit center for refugees, informed no refugees were allowed to go from...
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Morocco to depot nationals with migrant status on baseless premise

According to a statement of Morocco's king Mohammed VI office, the King and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed over phone that the two sides...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

IOM estimates Greece has exceeded 45,000 in refugee and migrants arrival

Statistics reveal that 90 percent of registered maritime arrivals hail from either Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan, the three countries whose fleeing nationals are allowed...
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Migrant Crisis: Germany Nears 1m Asylum-seekers in 2015

Asylum seekers queue to register at a reception centre in Hesse, Germany The number of migrants arriving has not slowed despite the winter cold,...
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Stopping boat voyage would curb migrant crisis

Abbott, delivering a speech to the annual Margaret Thatcher Lecture in London, said European nations risked making a "catastrophic error" in allowing too many...
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Many More Reception Places Agreed Upon

The heads of 11 EU states and three non-EU countries met to discuss how to handle growing number of migrants. More than 9,000 migrants arrived...
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Migrants to Greece exceed 500,000

The rate of people arriving has risen to 8,000 a day, the UN?s High Commissioner for Refugees said, with many hoping to beat winter...

Tensions Mount As Balkan Route Gets Blocked

Police detained some of those on board the train and ordered journalists out of the area Croatia had asked its northern neighbour Slovenia to...

Slovenia Prepares for Migrant Influx

Migrants have begun arriving in Slovenia by bus from Croatia, after Hungary shut its border with Croatia to try to stem the numbers arriving...
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Hungary’s Border With Croatia Shut

Croatia said it would begin directing migrants to Slovenia instead. Hungary has been a major transit country for migrants, many of whom aim to continue...