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Middle East

9 Syrian refugees die off Turkish coast

At least nine Syrian refugees struggling to reach Greece have drowned in two separate incidents after their boats overturned in Turkish waters, a coastguard official from Turkey says. In the

Africa Europe

EU coast guards rescue nearly 6,000 Mediterranean refugees over 48 hours

Ships from Italy, Germany, Britain and other EU countries have rescued nearly 6,000 migrants from the Mediterranean over the weekend. The influx has spurred backlash in Italy, where the migrants