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Over 600 migrants rescued from Mediterranean, taken to Sicily

Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…

Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…

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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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Record numbers of refugees flee to Canada from the United States

Fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive presidential campaign, refugees in the United States are flocking to Canada in growing numbers.

Fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive presidential campaign, refugees in the United States are flocking to Canada in growing numbers.

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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

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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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Kenyan court blocks government closure of Dadaab refugee camp

A directive to close the camp and forcibly repatriate refugees was issued last year, but the high court said the decision was tantamount to an act of group persecution.

A directive to close the camp and forcibly repatriate refugees was issued last year, but the high court said the decision was tantamount to an act of group persecution.

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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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Why don't migrants want to stay in Turkey or Greece? - view

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

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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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Passengers take advantage of suspended Trump travel ban to fly to US

The uncertainty caused by the legal tussle over the Trump administration’s travel ban has opened a window for travellers from the seven affected countries to enter the United…

The uncertainty caused by the legal tussle over the Trump administration’s travel ban has opened a window for travellers from the seven affected countries to enter the United…

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Legal tug-of-war brews over Trump administration immigration ban

The government faces a Monday evening deadline to provide the US appeals court with information to justify the ban after a federal judge in Seattle blocked it on Friday.

The government faces a Monday evening deadline to provide the US appeals court with information to justify the ban after a federal judge in Seattle blocked it on Friday.

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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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EU leaders back new steps to stem immigration from Africa

EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.

EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.

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Rohingya island plan could trigger a human rights catastrophe - activists

Rights campaigners are warning that the Bangladeshi government's plan to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote, low-lying island could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe.

Rights campaigners are warning that the Bangladeshi government's plan to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote, low-lying island could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe.

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Migrant deaths prompt work at Greek camp

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

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French church shows solidarity with refugees

The Basilica d’Ainay in Lyon transformed itself into a giant screen last night to show solidarity with refugees trapped in a foreign land.

The Basilica d’Ainay in Lyon transformed itself into a giant screen last night to show solidarity with refugees trapped in a foreign land.

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Australia extends comfort at arms length for refugees

Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked

Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked

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How Donald Trump justifies his controversial travel ban

‘It’s about keeping the USA safe’ Donald Trump, announcing the halting of refugee admissions and the temporary barring of people from seven Muslim-majority countries, cited the terrorist attacks in 20

‘It’s about keeping the USA safe’ Donald Trump, announcing the halting of refugee admissions and the temporary barring of people from seven Muslim-majority countries, cited the terrorist attacks in 20