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Ceuta under siege: more migrants storm the fence

More than 300 migrants have broken through the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta - Europe's only land border with Africa.

More than 300 migrants have broken through the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta - Europe's only land border with Africa.

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USA : "Day Without Immigrants" a country-wide strike

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration

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USA: Mexican mother deported under Trump crackdown

Enforcing the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration from Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been visiting federal facilities on the southern…

Enforcing the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration from Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has been visiting federal facilities on the southern…

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Italy and Tunisia to tackle terrorism and migration

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

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Austria eyes tougher border measures

Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.

Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.

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Trump 'abruptly ends' phone call with Australian PM Turnbull in refugee row

President Donald Trump reportedly cut short a phone call with the leader of staunch US ally Australia, casting doubt over his commitment to a refugee resettlement…

President Donald Trump reportedly cut short a phone call with the leader of staunch US ally Australia, casting doubt over his commitment to a refugee resettlement…

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Mexico: hugs against the wall

In moving images set to emotive music in a changed world, thousands of Mexicans came together Saturday (January 28) along the banks on the Bravo river at the U.

In moving images set to emotive music in a changed world, thousands of Mexicans came together Saturday (January 28) along the banks on the Bravo river at the U.

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Euronews meets some of our refugee friends one year after fleeing war

Euronews Insiders visits people we met a year ago: a Syrian family now living in Germany, and an Iraqi man who fled Iraq for Sweden. Let's see how their lives have changed.

Euronews Insiders visits people we met a year ago: a Syrian family now living in Germany, and an Iraqi man who fled Iraq for Sweden. Let's see how their lives have changed.

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Refugees in Sweden - one year on

The Swedish ski resort of Riksgränsen opened its doors to refugees in 2015 – a temporary solution for the country’s government overwhelmed by the arrival of 164,000 refugees in just a few…

The Swedish ski resort of Riksgränsen opened its doors to refugees in 2015 – a temporary solution for the country’s government overwhelmed by the arrival of 164,000 refugees in just a few…

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Record 5,000 migrants drown in Mediterranean in 2016

More than 5,000 migrants are thought to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016, a record figure described as “a devastating milestone” by the UN refugee agency…

More than 5,000 migrants are thought to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016, a record figure described as “a devastating milestone” by the UN refugee agency…

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Mohamed Swayib: "we will not be Europe's policeman for free"

Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi

Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi

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"The first beneficiaries of Operation Sophia are the traffickers"

*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…

*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…

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Freight trains searched in Austria after migrants crushed to death

Austrian police have started searching freight trains travelling from Italy at night in an attempt to tackle illegal migration and prevent further deaths.

Austrian police have started searching freight trains travelling from Italy at night in an attempt to tackle illegal migration and prevent further deaths.

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Tunisian captain setenced to 18 years for deadly shipwreck

A Tunisian man accused of being the captain of a migrant boat that sank killing over 700 people has been found guilty of manslaughter by an Italian court and faces 18 years in…

A Tunisian man accused of being the captain of a migrant boat that sank killing over 700 people has been found guilty of manslaughter by an Italian court and faces 18 years in…

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Libya: a dead-end for migrants

Caught in the Libya's instability and lawlessness, sub-Saharan migrants are exposed to abuse, violence and trafficking.

Caught in the Libya's instability and lawlessness, sub-Saharan migrants are exposed to abuse, violence and trafficking.

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Cries for help from migrants trapped in Libya

Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…

Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…

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In conversation with EU defence and security official Pedro Serrano

Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?

Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?

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"We're Italians, we come to help you"

Up close and personal with the latest group of migrants found drifting in the Mediterranean.

Up close and personal with the latest group of migrants found drifting in the Mediterranean.

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Migrants riot at Bulgarian refugee camp

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.