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    3 held for bid to send migrants illegally

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:06am on October 08, 2019

    Chittagong Metropolitan police arrested three people on Monday for trying to send prospective migrants to Libya illegally. The cops also detained five prospective migrants with...

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    UN chief fears full civil war in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said Thursday that he fears Libya will end up in a ‘full civil war’ unless moves are soon made to...

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    80 migrants rescued by charity ship off Libya

    Agence France-Presse . On Board The Ocean Viking | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    The Ocean Viking charity ship rescued more than 80 migrants off the coast of Libya on Saturday, according to Doctors without Borders, which operates the...

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    Not about reaching Europe, but fleeing Libya

    Valeria Alice Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    IN THE morning of April 3, 2019, the search and rescue ship Alan Kurdi rescued 63 people from an overcrowded rubber boat in the middle...

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    At least 37 killed in fresh Chad ethnic clash

    Agence France-Presse . N’djamena | Updated at 02:23pm on August 10, 2019

    At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between farmers and herders from rival ethnic groups in Chad, president Idriss Deby...

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    Air strike on south Libyan town kills 43

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 06:16pm on August 05, 2019

    A drone air strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town of Murzuq has killed at least 43 people, a local official said...

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    New migrant rescue ship leaves France

    Agence France-Presse. Marseille | Updated at 03:10pm on August 05, 2019

    Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee on Sunday dispatched its new rescue ship Ocean Viking from the French port of Marseille on its first mission to save...

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    Libya rescuers recover 62 bodies at sea

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 01:59am on July 28, 2019

    Rescue workers said Friday they had plucked the bodies of 62 migrants from waters off the Libyan coast a day after one of the deadliest...

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    Migrants rescued from shipwreck off Libya await their fate

    Agence France-Presse . Khoms, Libya | Updated at 12:28am on July 27, 2019

    Traumatised African migrants plucked from the sea silently awaited their fate Friday, as a Libyan fisherman said the waters were full of floating bodies after...

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    115 feared dead in fresh Mediterranean boat capsize

    Reuters. Tripoli | Updated at 11:57am on July 26, 2019

    About 115 people are missing and feared to have drowned while another 134 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden...

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