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13/05/2017 20:00

Paris «love locks» sale raises thousands for refugees

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A charity auction selling off «love locks» from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over $270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.

11/05/2017 10:11

Turkey denounces German move to accept asylum requests

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Turkey on Thursday condemned Germany for granting political asylum to numerous military personnel and their families with alleged links to last year's failed coup, saying the move risked harming relations.

09/05/2017 16:14

More than 7,000 migrants detained in Libya

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Between 7,000 and 8,000 migrants mostly from sub-Saharan Africa are being held in Libyan detention centres after entering the country illegally, an official said on Tuesday.

06/05/2017 15:48

Italian FM in Libya for talks on peace and migrants

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Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Saturday held talks in Tripoli with top Libyan officials on peace efforts for the war-wracked country and ways to curb illegal migration to Europe.

05/05/2017 14:47

Changing face of migrant crisis in Mediterranean

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From waves of dinghies setting off from Libya to the appearance of privately-funded rescue ships, the face of the migration crisis in the Mediterranean has changed greatly over the past few years.

05/05/2017 12:16

Migrant rescues, deaths in Med as NGOs cry foul

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Rescuers in the Mediterranean raced Friday to the aid of more than 20 migrant dinghies in distress as the debate in Italy over privately-funded aid ships intensified and the death toll at sea ticked steadily upwards.

05/05/2017 04:12

German «refugee» soldier case lays bare asylum chaos

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The bizarre case of a German soldier who registered as a Syrian refugee has exposed failings in Germany's handling of a mass influx of over a million asylum-seekers since 2015.

04/05/2017 19:44

Pope Francis and Trump to meet despite disagreements

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Pope Francis will receive US President Donald Trump at the Vatican on May 24, the first official meeting for the two leaders who have found themselves starkly at odds on issues including migration and climate change.

26/04/2017 01:31

US judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

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A US judge on Tuesday blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities as punishment for harboring illegal immigrants.

23/04/2017 17:41

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

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Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on...

22/04/2017 04:51

US to honour «dumb» refugee deal with Australia: Pence

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The US will honour a controversial agreement with Australia to take refugees from Pacific island detention centres, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday -- a deal Donald Trump had previously branded «dumb».

21/04/2017 05:55

Tech firms urge court to toss Trump travel ban

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Scores of technology firms including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft joined a legal filing urging a judge to toss out President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.

21/04/2017 05:49

Australia toughens up citizenship test

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Canberra on Thursday unveiled plans to put «Australian values» at the heart of tougher requirements to gain citizenship, days after scrapping a visa programme for temporary foreign workers.

21/04/2017 00:00

Saudi malls to hire locals only: ministry

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Foreigners will no longer be allowed to work in Saudi Arabia's numerous shopping malls, the labour ministry announced Thursday, in the latest measure to boost employment of Saudis.

20/04/2017 01:11

«Australia first» foreign visa changes spark cheers, fears

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Australia's controversial decision to scrap a visa programme for temporary foreign workers got a mixed response Wednesday, with critics slamming it as spin over substance and pandering to anti-immigration rhetoric.

17/04/2017 05:40

PNG to investigate «drunk rampage» at Australia refugee camp

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Drunk soldiers «went on a rampage» and fired shots in the air at an Australian asylum-seeker camp in Papua New Guinea, police said Sunday, in the latest violence to rock the scandal-hit facility.

16/04/2017 06:18

3,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast Saturday: NGO

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The Italian coastguard and other boats rescued some 3,000 migrants from unseaworthy boats off the Libyan coast on Saturday, as the good weather pushes the numbers up, a participating NGO said.

05/02/2017 15:42

Trump appeals but travel ban block remains in place, for now

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A legal showdown was brewing Sunday after the US Justice Department appealed a temporary block on Donald Trump's contentious travel ban but the court rejected any immediate move to reinstate it.

13/12/2016 04:02

With rebel Aleppo to fall, Syrians abroad ponder cost

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As the battle for Aleppo enters its final phase, Syrians now living in Greece feel utterly consumed by the human cost of the four-year rebel fight for the traumatised city.

20/11/2016 11:40

Three minutes to embrace on US-Mexico border

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For 20 years, Laura Avila had yearned to hug her mother again. On Saturday, tears streaming down her face, the 35-year-old had her wish finally come true -- if only for three minutes.

14/11/2016 07:20

Trump seeks to calm protests -- and reassure own camp

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Donald Trump sought in his first televised interview as president-elect to reassure Americans fearful of a crackdown on minorities -- while assuring his core supporters he will not let them down on gun rights, abortion or immigration.

05/11/2016 21:48

Ten bodies found in dinghy off Libyan coast

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Ten bodies were recovered on Saturday from a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast, the Italian coastguard said, adding that 2,200 other migrants were rescued during the day.

30/10/2016 12:21

Tired of waiting in Greece, Syrians bid to return home

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«I want to go back to Syria. There is war in my country, but we've been living for seven months in Greece like prisoners.» Adan, from Aleppo, has abandoned his dream of building a new life in Europe, like thousands of other Syrians trapped in Greece.

18/09/2016 13:47 Video

The migrants lifesaver on the shores of Brooklyn

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Hundreds of lifesaver on the banks of the East River in New Yok, under the Brooklyn Bridge. Are the orange vests reuperati on the beaches from the Greek island of Chios and worn by migrants traveling to Europe and passed. The initiative of Oxfam at the UN summit on refugees.

28/08/2016 07:33

Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House's next occupant.

01/04/2016 16:01

Refugees run for Rio Olympic dream team

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High up in Kenya's rugged Ngong Hills, refugees sprint around an athletics track in intensive training they hope will see them selected for a unique team for the Rio Olympics.

31/03/2016 14:16

First return of migrants under EU-Turkey deal set for Monday

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A first batch of migrants are set to return from Greece to Turkey on Monday under the terms of an EU readmission deal reached this month, European Commission sources said.

27/03/2016 16:47

Pope slams «rejection» of migrants, refugees in Easter message

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Pope Francis on Sunday spoke out against the «rejection» of migrants and refugees in his Easter message, as Europe struggles with its biggest migration crisis since World War II.

26/03/2016 15:14

Greece starts emptying Idomeni border camp as new arrivals slow

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Greece said Saturday it has begun emptying the main migrant camp on its Macedonia border, as the huge tide of refugees flooding into the country slows to a trickle following the EU-Turkey deal.

21/03/2016 16:19

1,600 migrants land in Greece, despite EU-Turkey deal

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More than 1,600 migrants have landed in Greece since a landmark EU-Turkish deal on curbing the influx took effect, officials said Monday, highlighting the challenges still facing efforts to tackle the crisis.

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