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Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers
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Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers

VILNIUS, July 13 (Reuters) – Lithuania’s parliament on Tuesday approved the mass detention of migrants and curbed their right of…
US strikes deal with Russia to continue UN Syria aid access
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US strikes deal with Russia to continue UN Syria aid access

UNITED NATIONS, July 9 (Reuters) – The UN Security Council on Friday extended a cross-border aid operation into Syria from…
EU considers 3.5 bln euro migrant funding for Turkey, diplomats say
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EU considers 3.5 bln euro migrant funding for Turkey, diplomats say

BRUSSELS, June 23 (Reuters) – The European Union is considering 3.5 billion euros ($4.18 billion) for Turkey to continue hosting…
UN: Millions driven from homes in 2020 despite COVID crisis
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UN: Millions driven from homes in 2020 despite COVID crisis

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says war, violence, persecution and human rights violations caused nearly 3 million people…
UN agency withdraws director from Gaza after threats
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UN agency withdraws director from Gaza after threats

JERUSALEM (AP) — The UN agency for Palestinian refugees says it has recalled its Gaza director after he faced threats…
Denmark passes law to process asylum seekers outside Europe
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Denmark passes law to process asylum seekers outside Europe

Denmark on Thursday passed a law enabling it to process asylum seekers outside Europe, drawing anger from human rights advocates,…
In Syria camp, forgotten children are molded by IS ideology
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In Syria camp, forgotten children are molded by IS ideology

AL-HOL, Syria (AP) — At the sprawling al-Hol camp in northeast Syria, children pass their days roaming the dirt roads,…
EU-Turkey relations at ‘historic’ low point: European Parliament
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EU-Turkey relations at ‘historic’ low point: European Parliament

The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted a report urging the EU Commission to formally suspend accession negotiations with Turkey if Ankara does…
Spain’s migrant drama highlights EU outsourcing policy flaws
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Spain’s migrant drama highlights EU outsourcing policy flaws

BRUSSELS (AP) — The sight of hundreds of migrants swimming or climbing fences separating the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from…
Underage marriages increase in Lebanon during pandemic
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Underage marriages increase in Lebanon during pandemic

Aid groups in Lebanon say the country’s ongoing economic crisis, compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, is forcing more children into underage…
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