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Mike Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp of detainees

13 July 2019, 1:16 PM

United States (US) Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was “overwhelming our system.”

Mexican authorities rescue 24 kidnapped migrants

6 July 2019, 3:00 PM

Mexican authorities on Friday rescued 24 Central American migrants, including nine children, who had been held hostage for nearly three weeks in the crime-ridden state of Guanajuato, officials said.

Migrant boat with 86 on board sinks off Tunisia, 4 rescued

4 July 2019, 8:13 PM

More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were  rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia crossing the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, Tunisia’s coast guard said Thursday.

UN says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes

4 July 2019, 5:32 PM

The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention centre.

Turkey's support for Libya follows air strikes on Tajoura as part of Gen Haftar's Tripoli offensive.

Nearly 40 killed in an air strike on Libyan migrant centre

3 July 2019, 5:20 AM

Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike Tuesday night on their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital.

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