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    Europe’s new isolationist front

    Farid Hafez  | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2018

    WHEREAS in the past, most European right-wing parties were confined to the benches of the opposition, several of these groups now hold the reins of...

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    More migrants take sea route to Spain than Italy this year: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:17am on July 18, 2018

    The number of migrants arriving in Spain by boat is surging, the UN said Tuesday, and it has now surpassed Italy as the top destination...

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    US candidate loses IOM race

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:27pm on June 29, 2018

    Ken Isaacs, the US nominee to lead the UN migration agency, was knocked out of the race on Friday after coming third behind Portugal’s Antonio...

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    EU cuts migration deal after marathon talks, differences remain

    Reuters | Updated at 09:59am on June 29, 2018

    European leaders reached a deal on migration in the early hours of Friday after tense and lengthy talks, but the pledges made to strengthen borders...

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    60 dead after migrant boat sinks

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:14am on June 21, 2018

    At least 60 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea when their rubber dinghy sank last week, according to survivor testimonies gathered by a rights group...

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    Spain offers to take in stranded migrant ship

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    Spain offered Monday to take in a ship stranded in the Mediterranean with 629 migrants aboard after Italy and Malta refused to let the vessel...

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    46 migrants drown, 16 missing off Yemen shore: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 02:18am on June 07, 2018

    Forty-six migrants drowned and 16 remained missing after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United...

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    Nameless and un-mourned

    Ottavia Ampuero Villagran | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2018

    HAVE you ever stopped to consider what happens to the bodies of undocumented migrants when they die trying to reach the shores of Europe? Who...

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    35 migrants dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:46am on June 04, 2018

    At least 35 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s southern coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, the Defence...

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    74pc climate migrants in Bangladesh out of shelters, houses: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on June 01, 2018

    About 74 per cent of the internal climate migrants, migrated from the country’s coastal belts to other places, were living miserable lives without any permanent...

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