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World - International
11/24/2022 2:37:00 PM
"Unprecedented" world events including the war in Ukraine are driving record numbers of people to move to Britain, statisticians said Thursday, even as ministers vow to clamp down on post-Brexit immigration.

World - Region
11/22/2022 7:11:02 PM
A dilapidated fishing boat crammed with hundreds of migrants that lost its steering and had been drifting in the Mediterranean Sea south of the Greek island of Crete has been successfully towed to port, Greek authorities said Tuesday.

World - Region
11/22/2022 2:58:00 PM
A boat believed to be carrying hundreds of migrants was towed to safety Tuesday to the Greek island of Crete after a dramatic rescue complicated by near gale-force winds, the coastguard said.

World - International
11/15/2022 5:55:18 PM
France has rejected asylum applications from 44 of the 234 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by the Ocean Viking NGO ship, who will be returned to their country of origin, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Tuesday.

World - Region
11/12/2022 10:24:24 PM
Tensions over migration flared between EU countries on Saturday after people on board a rescue ship turned back by Italy disembarked in France.

World - International
11/11/2022 10:47:41 AM
A rescue ship carrying 230 migrants docked at the French southern military port of Toulon on Friday, maritime authorities said, amid a French-Italian row over which country is responsible for them.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/9/2022 11:33:38 PM
Egyptian Embassy in Athens has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to facilitate performing DNA tests to families of irregular migrants who drowned in Athens to help identify the victims and bring their bodies back home for burial.

World - International
11/6/2022 1:36:01 PM
Italian authorities prevented 35 migrants they did not deem vulnerable from getting off a boat in Sicily on Sunday as Italy's far-right-led government takes a hard line against privately operated maritime rescue ships in Italian waters.

World - Region
11/5/2022 6:12:53 PM
Two German-run migrant rescue ships carrying nearly 300 rescued people were waiting off the eastern coast of Sicily on Saturday, one with permission to disembark its most vulnerable migrants while the other's request for a safe port has gone unanswered despite ``critical'' conditions on board.

World - International
11/3/2022 9:17:33 PM
A French parliament session was thrown into turmoil Thursday after a far-right MP was accused of yelling "back to Africa" to a black colleague posing a question on migrant arrivals to the government.

World - International
11/1/2022 7:50:55 PM
A major search and rescue operation was underway Tuesday for dozens of migrants reported missing after the overloaded sailing boat they were on capsized and sank in stormy weather overnight off an island near the Greek capital, authorities said.

World - International
10/31/2022 7:41:09 PM
British politicians from both opposition and governing parties on Monday demanded the Conservative government improve conditions at an overcrowded facility for migrants, described by an independent inspector as "wretched.''

World - Region
10/26/2022 9:23:35 PM
Moroccan police said Wednesday they had broken up a people smuggling gang in a northern town near the site of a deadly border tragedy in June.

World - Region
10/24/2022 8:02:07 PM
In nearly every corner of the globe, people are spending more on food and fuel, rent and transportation.

World - Africa
10/20/2022 6:04:58 PM
Malawi on Thursday unearthed four more bodies following the grim discovery of a grave containing the remains of 25 men suspected to be Ethiopian migrants, police said.

World - Region
10/16/2022 8:35:25 PM
Ninety-two migrants were found almost naked and bruised after allegedly being forced across the Evros river from Turkey into Greece, Athens said Sunday.

World - Region
10/15/2022 11:00:38 PM
Greek authorities on Saturday accused Turkey of forcing 92 migrants to cross into Greece and stripping them naked before doing so.

World - International
10/9/2022 3:15:55 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced Europe's indifference toward migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea as he elevated to sainthood an Italian bishop and Italian-born missionary whose work and life paths illustrated the difficulties faced by 19th Century Italian emigrants.

World - International
10/8/2022 3:23:52 PM
The back-to-back shipwrecks of migrant smuggling boats off Greece have once again put the spotlight on the dangers of the Mediterranean migration route, the risks migrants and refugees are willing to take and the political infighting that has thwarted a safe European response to people fleeing war, poverty and climate change.

World - Region
10/8/2022 1:59:08 PM
As dawn breaks over the Mediterranean, Tunisian coastguards intercept a flimsy craft packed with migrants, bringing their dream of reaching Europe to an end -- for now.

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