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World - International
3/18/2023 9:53:44 PM
Pope Francis on Saturday greeted thousands of refugees brought to Europe by Christian charities, recognising their difficult journeys and hailing their desire to "live free from fear and insecurity".

World - International
3/18/2023 8:18:14 PM
Anti-racism protesters marched to Downing Street in London on Saturday to demonstrate against the government's contentious new plan to halt cross-Channel migrant crossings by barring arrivals from applying for asylum.

World - Africa
3/14/2023 10:20:23 PM
The death toll from the sinking of a boat carrying migrants from Madagascar to the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte has risen to 34, authorities said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
3/13/2023 10:26:53 AM
At least 22 migrants died when their boat sank off the coast of Madagascar over the weekend, the island nation's maritime authorities said on Monday.

World - Region
3/12/2023 10:30:34 PM
About 30 migrants were missing and presumed drowned after the overcrowded boat they were on capsized during a rescue attempt by a cargo ship off Libya's coast, Italy's coastguard said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/11/2023 10:05:31 PM
A Greek court in Crete sentenced a 45-year-old Egyptian man on Wednesday to 280 years in prison for human trafficking and smuggling migrants into Greece after he participated in the steering of a boat that was transporting migrants from Libya to Greece.

World - International
3/11/2023 6:47:08 PM
Three boats overcrowded with migrants were brought safely to Italian ports on Saturday, the coastguard said, as thousands of marchers remembered the victims of last month's deadly shipwreck off Calabria's coast.

World - Region
3/10/2023 7:48:29 PM
More than 1,000 Africans trying to reach Europe have been rescued in a single night off Tunisia, the coast guard said Friday, after a wave of violence against black migrants.

World - Region
3/9/2023 11:12:08 PM
Tunisia’s president has rejected accusations that he is stoking anti-Black racism, saying that he has sub-Saharan African friends and that his comments last month targeting migrants were misinterpreted by his enemies.

World - International
3/8/2023 6:55:52 PM
France and Britain are working on a new deal to thwart migrants crossing the Channel, which could be agreed at a summit between leaders Emmanuel Macron and Rishi Sunak later this week, a French official said Wednesday.

World - Region
3/6/2023 11:14:59 PM
The World Bank is pausing talks over its future engagement with Tunisia following anti-immigrant comments made by the country's president, Kais Saied, according to an internal message to staff seen by AFP.

World - International
3/5/2023 4:58:13 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday called for an end to the deadly trafficking of migrants, a week after a boat sank off southern Italy killing at least 70 people.

World - Region
2/26/2023 9:27:59 PM
At least 22 Syrian migrants detained for more than five months in Libya began a hunger strike Monday to demand their release, a Libyan rights group said.

World - International
2/26/2023 11:56:45 AM
More than 40 migrants, including a baby just a few months old, died after their overloaded boat sank early on Sunday in stormy seas off Italy's southern Calabria region, rescue services said.

World - International
2/25/2023 8:03:48 PM
Chile on Monday will begin deploying troops to its borders with Peru and Bolivia in its latest attempt to control the flow of undocumented migrants, officials said Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/18/2023 2:50:00 PM
Six Egyptian citizens, who were held at an irregular migrants detention centre in western Libya, have been released as per information received from the Egyptian embassy in Tripoli, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid announced on Saturday.

World - Region
2/15/2023 3:24:58 PM
At least 73 Europe-bound migrants are missing and presumed dead in a shipwreck off Libya, the United Nations migration agency said Wednesday.

World - Africa
2/15/2023 12:35:03 PM
More than 8,400 Europe-bound migrants perished at sea while attempting to cross the Mediterranean over the past four years, a charity said late Tuesday.

World - International
2/14/2023 1:01:48 PM
Nearly 200 charities on Tuesday urged the UK's political leaders to "take a clear stand" against attacks on asylum seekers, days after an anti-immigrant protest descended into violent disorder.

World - International
2/3/2023 4:02:14 PM
The bodies of eight migrants have been recovered by Italy's coast guard during an operation overnight that also rescued 42 survivors in the central Mediterranean off the island of Lampedusa, Italian news agency ANSA reported Friday.

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