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56 jail terms for Egypt shipwreck disaster

26 March, 2017

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison terms of between seven and 10 years over the deaths at sea of at least 202 people in September.

Turkey sends aid and soldiers to Somalia

20 March, 2017

Somalia's embattled army is about to get a boost as Turkey announced its troops will help train soldiers fighting al-Shabaab militants.

Turkey sends aid, opens biggest military-base abroad in Somalia

20 March, 2017

Turkey will open three military training camps in Mogadishu to help the country train a professional army and improve the country's security situation.

Let them in: 160,000 join pro-refugee protest in Barcelona

19 February, 2017

Tens of thousands of people marched through Barcelona on Saturday urging the Spanish government to immediately meet its pledge to take in thousands of refugees.

PEN: Turkey using emergency law 'to silence' Erdogan critics

28 January, 2017

An international writers' union has warned Turkey against using emergency laws to silence opponents ahead of referendum on constitutional changes to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Britain downplays Eritrea abuses to avoid accepting refugees

26 January, 2017

Comment: Thousands of Eritrean refugees, from Calais to Cairo, have been put at risk because the UK government wants to avoid resettling asylum seekers, writes Monique Bouffe.

Port-rush: Yemen government moves to block rebel maritime supply-routes

26 January, 2017

Government fighters reclaimed control over the port town of Mokha on the Red Sea, the latest supply-route to have fallen from rebel control.

Iran's quest for foreign naval bases

24 January, 2017

Comment: A wide-ranging analysis of potential overseas Iranian assets shows Tehran's capabilities may not match its ambitions - yet, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Nine in ten child refugees reach Italian shores 'unaccompanied'

14 January, 2017

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy by sea has doubled in the past year and current systems are failing to protect them, UNICEF warned on Saturday.

Unaccompanied refugee children reaching Italian shores doubled in 2016

14 January, 2017

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy by sea has doubled in the past year and current systems are failing to protect them, UNICEF warned on Saturday.

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