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In-depth: A worsening economy and frustration among civilians drives more Tunisians from the marginalised interior towards irregular migration, writes Alessandra Bajec.

The boat was carrying 150 people when it went down off the coast of north Cyprus.

'Libya coastguard left two to die', migrant group claims

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'Libya coastguard left two to die', migrant group claims

A migrant aid group has claimed that Libya's coastguard left three people, including a toddler, to their fates in the Mediterranean Sea.

Bodies of six children discovered in Libya shipping container

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Bodies of six children discovered in Libya shipping container

Libyan authorities have transferred a number of migrants said to be in 'critical' conditions to hospital after the discovery of around 100 ...

Hundreds of refugees land in <em>Italy</em> after EU deal

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Hundreds of refugees land in Italy after EU deal

Two ships carrying refugees were allowed to dock after EU states agreed to take in refugees.

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Five European countries to take in stranded migrants

European countries agreed to take in a share of migrants stranded off the Italian coast.

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Malta and France 'agree to take 100 migrants': Italy

Malta and France agreed to take 100 of the 450 migrants who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, claiming victory in the ...

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Italy and Malta in quarrel over rescuing stranded refugees

Italy and Malta argued over who was responsible for rescuing around 450 migrants cramped onto a fishing boat on Friday.

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Spain Supreme Court orders Madrid to increase refugee intake

Spain's capital must take in at least 16,000 asylum seekers from Greece and Italy following a new Supreme Court ruling.

Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

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Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

Comment: In Brussels, President Trump must reassert US commitment to the collective defence core principle of the NATO alliance, writes Robert ...

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EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

As the EU grapples with the issue of migration from Africa and the Middle East, European Parliament chief in Libya called for a 'blacklist' of ...

<em>Italy</em> pens 'friendship deal' with Libya to return migrants

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Italy pens 'friendship deal' with Libya to return migrants

The deal reactivates a 2008 treaty that had Libya working to stop migrant flows in exchange for billions in Italian investment.

Thousands march in Germany against new migrant accord

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Thousands march in Germany against new migrant accord

More than 12,000 showed up in Berlin in support of refugees and to criticise a new EU agreement to stem the flow of migrants arriving in Europe.

<em>Italy</em> calls for end to arms embargo on Libya

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Italy calls for end to arms embargo on Libya

Italy's interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, arguing weapons and migrant traffickers ...

Israel blocks European envoys' visit in threatened Palestinian village

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Israel blocks European envoys' visit in threatened Palestinian village

Israel is preparing to raze a Bedouin village in a strategic part of the occupied West Bank, ignoring international calls for a reprieve.

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Dozens missing following new Mediterranean migrant shipwreck

More than a thousand people have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, according to International Organisation for Migration figures.

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Asylum processing centres would merely mask EU migration failings

Comment: So long as the testimonies of people on the move are ignored, the EU will continue to struggle with a crisis of its own making, writes ...

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Trump demands Saudis compensate Iranian oil shortages he caused

Trump attacked OPEC on Sunday, accusing it of "manipulating" the oil market, demanding a production increase of 2 million barrels to counter the ...

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Hardliners rejoice and NGOs mourn: EU agrees migrant response

The EU deal has caused mixed reaction with hardliners welcoming the move and NGOs slamming the decision as 'demonising' rescuers.

Morocco rejects EU moves for it to host migrants

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Morocco rejects EU moves for it to host migrants

Morocco's foreign minister has rejected the idea of hosting reception centres for refugees in his country.

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Migration could determine Europe's fate: Merkel

The fate of Europe could be determined by the migration challenge, warned the German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of a Brussels summit today.

Migrants land in Malta as EU nations reach deal

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Migrants land in Malta as EU nations reach deal

A ship carrying hundreds of rescued migrants has finally been allowed to dock in Malta as eight EU countries agree to take them in.

Stranded Mediterranean migrant rescue boat to dock in Malta

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Stranded Mediterranean migrant rescue boat to dock in Malta

The stranded Lifeline boat, carrying over 200 migrants, will dock in Malta on Wednesday evening.

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Spain v Morocco

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Spain v Morocco

Don't miss a moment in Russia2018 as Spain and Morocco battle it out in Group B. Keep refreshing this page for updates.

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