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Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention
Middle East

Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention

ONBOARD THE GEO BARENTS OFF LIBYA (AP) — Osman Touré was crying from the pain of repeated beatings and torture…
Red Crescent says bodies of 17 people washed ashore in Libya
Middle East

Red Crescent says bodies of 17 people washed ashore in Libya

ABOARD GEO BARENTS (AP) — At least 17 bodies, likely of Europe-bound migrants, have washed ashore in western Libya, the…
UN: Over 550 Europe-bound migrants intercepted off Libya
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UN: Over 550 Europe-bound migrants intercepted off Libya

ABOARD GEO BARENTS (AP) — Libya’s coast guard Sunday intercepted two boats carrying more than 550 Europe-bound migrants off the…
Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment
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Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from…
Officials: Libyan forces round up 500 migrants in crackdown
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Officials: Libyan forces round up 500 migrants in crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan security forces on Friday detained at least 500 African migrants, including women and children, two officials…
North African migrants, adrift, tell of last-minute rescue
Middle East

North African migrants, adrift, tell of last-minute rescue

ABOARD GEO BARENTS (AP) — The small fiberglass boat had begun to take on water not long after the engine…
Erdogan says Turkey will not be “Europe’s migrant storage unit” amid Afghanistan turmoil
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Erdogan says Turkey will not be “Europe’s migrant storage unit” amid Afghanistan turmoil

ANKARA, Aug 19 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged European countries to take responsibility for migrants coming from…
Meet the Middle Eastern migrants trapped in Lithuania
Middle East

Meet the Middle Eastern migrants trapped in Lithuania

The trip from the center of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, to the refugee reception center in Rudninkai takes about 40 minutes. It’s…
UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead
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UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead

CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying African migrants capsized off Libya’s coast Monday, leaving at least 57 people presumed dead,…
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast
Middle East

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe,…
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