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Migrant death toll in Mediterranean over past week ‘rises to 880

At least 880 migrants and refugees have died in shipwrecks and capsized vessels in the Mediterranean Sea over the past week, the UNHCR said on Tuesday after interviewing survivors in

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Migrant crisis: 25 drown off Turkish coast including many children

At least 13 children and 12 adults are reported drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the west coast of Turkey. The Aegean Sea’s latest disaster on

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Drowned Iraqi migrant children laid to rest in homeland

Funerals have been held for two Iraqi migrant children, who drowned near the Turkish resort town of Bodrum last week. Twelve-year-old Zainab Hadi and her brother Haider, who was eight,


“We are human beings. We are not animals,” said a Sudanese migrant

Italian police in riot gear forcibly removed a few dozen African migrants on Tuesday who had been camping out for days at Italy’s Mediterranean border with France in hopes of


At least 10 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Sicily

A boat capsized off Sicily when the migrants aboard rushed to meet rescuers, killing at least 10 people, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday. “The migrants, as they frequently do, all