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Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 61

13 June 2020, 8:50 PM

The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast this week has risen to 61, a local official said on Saturday.

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff

22 August 2019, 9:27 AM

Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe’s latest failure to deal with African migration.

refugees and migrants.

Two children die as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

7 March 2019, 11:22 AM

Two children were among three people who died early Thursday when a migrant boat sank near the Greek island of Samos, the coastguard said.

Annual migrant deaths in Mediterranean fall by over a quarter

3 January 2019, 1:38 PM

The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 over the previous year, to 2.262, the United Nations refugee agency said Thursday.

CBP officials seen through a hole on the metallic border wall.

US expands medical checks after Guatemala boy dies; mother ‘in despair’

27 December 2018, 3:53 PM

Migrant children will receive more thorough medical checks after an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died in U.S. custody this week, the U.S. government said on Wednesday, and his mother expressed grief and despair over his death.

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