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World - Region
8/16/2023 10:35:41 AM
For desperate Syrians, a WhatsApp message saying "I want to go to Europe" can be all they need to start a treacherous journey to Libya and then across the Mediterranean.

World - Region
8/13/2023 2:19:01 PM
The number of migrants dying in the Mediterranean is an "open wound" for humanity, Pope Francis said Sunday after a week marked by a string of deadly shipwrecks.

World - Region
8/12/2023 6:00:19 PM
The Lebanese army arrested 134 migrants near the northern border with Syria on Saturday after foiling their attempt to take a boat to Europe, it said in a statement.

World - International
8/12/2023 2:18:15 PM
Six people were killed when a boat carrying migrants heading to Britain sank in the Channel early Saturday, French maritime officials said, as a search continued to find those still missing.

World - Region
8/12/2023 1:29:25 PM
At least two Tunisians including a baby died when their Europe-bound boat sank Saturday off the North African country's southeastern shores, the coastguard said, adding five others were missing.

World - Region
8/12/2023 11:38:54 AM
Rescue ship Ocean Viking has saved more than 600 migrants adrift in the Mediterranean over the last two days, the organisation that runs it, SOS Mediterranee, said late Friday.

World - Region
8/11/2023 2:30:39 PM
The United Nations refugee agency said Friday it was “extremely concerned” over the return of more than 100 Syrian nationals from Cyprus to Lebanon without being screened to determine whether they need legal protection and who may be deported back to their war-wracked homeland.

World - Region
8/10/2023 9:39:04 PM
Four survivors tell a harrowing tale.

World - Region
8/10/2023 3:17:00 PM
Tunisia and Libya announced Thursday they had agreed to share responsibility for providing shelter for hundreds of migrants stranded at their border, many of them for over a month.

World - International
8/9/2023 4:00:42 PM
Forty-one migrants including three children are feared dead after a shipwreck last week in the Mediterranean, UN agencies said, citing four survivors brought to the Italian island of Lampedusa Wednesday.

World - International
8/8/2023 10:28:21 PM
Greece’s coast guard on Tuesday rescued 52 people crammed onto a sailing boat anchored off an uninhabited island far from the country's mainland, authorities said.

World - Region
8/7/2023 5:27:25 PM
At least 11 migrants have died in a shipwreck off Tunisia's coast and 44 others are missing, a judicial sources said Monday, revising an earlier toll of four fatalities.

World - International
8/6/2023 2:05:53 PM
At least 30 migrants are missing following two shipwrecks off the Italian island of Lampedusa, according to survivor testimony, the UN's migration agency said Sunday.

World - International
8/3/2023 11:02:44 AM
US border police persistently commit human rights abuses without accountability in their handling of migrants at the frontier with Mexico, a new report from two Latin America-focused NGOs said Wednesday.

World - International
8/2/2023 11:19:15 AM
New York, once the gateway to the United States through Ellis Island and a city built by immigrants, is full, according to the mayor -- but migrants seeking a better life continue to arrive by the hundreds.

World - Region
8/1/2023 10:10:08 AM
Security authorities in eastern Libya freed at least 385 Pakistani migrants who were held in trafficking warehouses in an overnight raid, a migrant rights group said Monday.

World - International
7/28/2023 4:41:32 PM
The UK government is planning to house migrants in tents to help deal with any surge in small boats crossing the Channel in the coming months, British media reported Friday.

World - Region
7/27/2023 4:05:24 PM
Almost 800 irregular migrants drowned off Tunisia in the first half of this year as they tried to reach Europe by boat, a National Guard spokesman told AFP Thursday.

World - International
7/26/2023 3:41:38 PM
The EU watchdog on Wednesday announced a probe into the bloc's border patrol agency Frontex over its actions after a boat packed with migrants off Greece sank last month, killing hundreds.

World - International
7/25/2023 11:22:33 AM
The Justice Department on Monday sued Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over a newly installed floating barrier on the Rio Grande that is the Republican’s latest aggressive tactic to try to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.

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