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Italy failed to rescue more than 200 migrants, UN committee finds

GENEVA – Italy failed to protect the right to life of more than 200 migrants who were on board a…

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NGO vessel Ocean Viking rescues hundreds of migrants off Libya

TRIPOLI – More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast by the Ocean Viking humanitarian vessel in…

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IOM: 86 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that 86 migrants have been rescued off Libyan coast.…

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IOM, UNHCR: Shipwreck off Libya claims over 40 lives

TRIPOLI – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency reported a shipwreck off the Libyan…

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UNHCR warns of COVID-19 risks facing migrants detained in Libya

TRIPOLI – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday expressed concern about the COVID-19 risks facing migrants…

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4 pregnant women among 20 migrants dead in shipwreck off Tunisia coast

TUNIS – Four pregnant women were among 20 migrants whose bodies were found off Tunisia’s coast after their smuggling boat…

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At least 120 migrants in Mediterranean returned to Libya

TRIPOLI – At least 120 people, including 28 children, were returned to Libya by the coast guard on Wednesday night,…

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Children’s bodies washed ashore after shipwreck off Libya coast

TRIPOLI – The bodies of four children have been found washed ashore west of Tripoli. Aid workers say they were…

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IOM: Over 150 Ghanaians return from Libya

TRIPOLI – More than 150 Ghanaian migrants have been brought back from Libya through the first charter flight of its…

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UNHCR: Hundreds of migrants evacuated from Libya to Rwanda this year

TRIPOLI – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated Thursday evening 79 migrants out of Libya to Rwanda. The UNHCR-chartered…

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