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Rescuers jump into water to rescue migrants

Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl

Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl

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Greece's island refugee camps buckle under the strain

Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.

Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.

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Hundreds rescued in the Mediterranean sea

Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.

Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.

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Libya is promised money and equipment to help fight the people smugglers

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

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Invisible wounds of Syria’s war-scarred children

We are seeing a mental health crisis among Syrian children and if we do not act now, it will be very difficult to undo the damage done.

We are seeing a mental health crisis among Syrian children and if we do not act now, it will be very difficult to undo the damage done.

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Italy clears its "Great Ghetto" of migrants

Around one hundred police and firefighters have cleared the remaining 500 migrants from a shantytown between the towns of San Severo and Rignano Garganico in Italy.

Around one hundred police and firefighters have cleared the remaining 500 migrants from a shantytown between the towns of San Severo and Rignano Garganico in Italy.

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Frontex boss criticises NGO rescue operations in Med

NGOs react angrily to suggestions that their efforts to rescue migrants off the Libyan coast are encouraging smugglers

NGOs react angrily to suggestions that their efforts to rescue migrants off the Libyan coast are encouraging smugglers

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More rescue boats, more migrants drowning in the Med

Authorities face a "sad paradox" as smugglers overload dinghies, says the European border and coast guard agency Frontex.

Authorities face a "sad paradox" as smugglers overload dinghies, says the European border and coast guard agency Frontex.

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The Other Side of Hope - screens in Berlin

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

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Hungarian PM: we welcome refugees fleeing Germany, France and Italy

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

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Protesters confront ministers at Athens migrant camp

Greece’s migration minister Yannis Mouzalas was confronted by an angry crowd at the entrance of a sprawling migrant camp in the south of Athens on Monday, trying to block his entrance to the…

Greece’s migration minister Yannis Mouzalas was confronted by an angry crowd at the entrance of a sprawling migrant camp in the south of Athens on Monday, trying to block his entrance to the…

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Migrant arrivals in Italy and Turkey

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

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Scores of migrants rescued off Libya

It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig

It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig

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'Europe must do more to help refugees' according to the UNHCR

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

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Clashes between police and refugees in Florence

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

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Three years probation for Hungarian reporter who tripped migrants

The Hungarian camerawoman who gained notoriety after tripping an immigrant and his child near the Hungary-Serbia border has escaped prison for her actions and been handed a three-year suspended…

The Hungarian camerawoman who gained notoriety after tripping an immigrant and his child near the Hungary-Serbia border has escaped prison for her actions and been handed a three-year suspended…

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EU migration row escalates over Austria 'offshore' asylum plan

In a sign of further splits within the EU on migration, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has slammed Austrian proposals to create asylum centres outside the…

In a sign of further splits within the EU on migration, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has slammed Austrian proposals to create asylum centres outside the…

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Migrants storm border fence into Spain's Ceuta enclave

More than 1000 migrants stormed a double fence on Sunday in a bid to cross from Morocco into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta.

More than 1000 migrants stormed a double fence on Sunday in a bid to cross from Morocco into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta.

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Opinion: The Next Migrant Wave

By Stephen Groff is a vice president of the Asian Development Bank Imagine that you are a farmer. Your crops are withering as weather patterns

By Stephen Groff is a vice president of the Asian Development Bank Imagine that you are a farmer. Your crops are withering as weather patterns

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Battle for Mosul: internally displaced nears 100,000, UN agency says

The number of people displaced from Mosul has nearly reached 100,000 the UN’s refugee agency says since the Iraqi army’s offensive to retake the city from ISIL.

The number of people displaced from Mosul has nearly reached 100,000 the UN’s refugee agency says since the Iraqi army’s offensive to retake the city from ISIL.