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Dozens drown on Libyan migrant boat

11 May 2019, 12:45 PM

Dozens of migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean on Friday and 100 more were sent back to Libya, the United Nations said, while Italian authorities signalling opposition to more migration from Africa seized a rescue ship.

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting

2 May 2019, 3:42 PM

The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures resume following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Libya.

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, tries to look at U.S. border

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules

30 April 2019, 5:47 AM

President Donald Trump also ordered officials to introduce regulations that would disqualify asylum seekers who entered the country illegally from obtaining work permits while their claims are pending.

Migrants in Libya shot as fighting rages between rivals: MSF

26 April 2019, 7:47 PM

Migrants and refugees have been shot and wounded in a detention centre south of Tripoli as Libyan fighters battle for control of the capital, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Friday.


Rescued migrants arrive in Malta before travelling on: PM

14 April 2019, 1:22 PM

Dozens of migrants stuck on a ship since their rescue in the Mediterranean 10 days ago, arrived in Malta on Saturday after four European countries agreed to take them in.



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