Rwanda receives second group of African evacuees from Libya

A group of 123 African refugees and asylum seekers were evacuated from Libyan detention centres and arrived in Kigali...
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Hundreds of migrants intercepted off Libyan coast and returned to detention centres

Almost 500 migrants attempting to reach Europe on inflatable rubber boats have been intercepted by Libya’s coastguard...
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Germany appeals for common EU asylum policy

As irregular migrant arrivals continue to rise in Greece, German interior minister Horst Seehofer has appealed for...
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Over 1,000 migrants died on Mediterranean routes in 2019, says IOM

At least 1,041 migrants and refugees died on the three main Mediterranean Sea migration routes between 1 January and 3...
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At least 71 migrants returned to Libya after four days at sea

The Libyan coastguard has rescued at least 71 Europe-bound migrants who were stuck at sea for four days on 29...
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Thirteen women dead, 8 children missing after overcrowded migrant boat sinks near Italy

The Italian coast guard recovered the bodies of 13 female migrants from an overturned boat near the Italian island of...
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Afghan woman found dead after deadly fire in Greek reception centre

The remains of an Afghan irregular migrant were found following a deadly fire that broke out at the overcrowded Moria...
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Iraqi government to offer loans and training to return migrants

In an effort to encourage Iraqi refugees and asylum seekers in EU countries to return home, the Iraqi Ministry of...
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Turkey: 6,000 irregular migrants detained across the country in one week

More than 6,000 irregular migrants, including Iraqi nationals, were detained across Turkey over the course of one week...
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