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Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered Jordan a loan of $100 million, as the kingdom attempts to get its finances in order following the cancellation of unpopular austerity measures.

Comment: The UAE is relying on mercenaries to do its dirty work in Yemen and beyond, writes David Isenberg.

Fashion retailer Benetton blasted for controversial ad picturing <em>migrants</em>

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Fashion retailer Benetton blasted for controversial ad picturing migrants

The Italian clothing giant has over the years often provoked controversy to generate publicity.

Five people die and scores rescued off Libya

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Five people die and scores rescued off Libya

More than a hundred people were rescued while five died after a boat carrying refugees sank off the Libya coast.

Trump blames refugees in Europe for 'violent' culture change

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Trump blames refugees in Europe for 'violent' culture change

In a bid to defend American immigration policy, the US president blamed refugees in Germany for 'strongly and violently' changing their culture.

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Number of asylum-seekers in Europe plunges in 2017: report

The EU's controversial 2016 deal with Turkey to curb the flow of migrants appears to have worked, with asylum seeker applications down nearly 45 percent.

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Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

Amnesty found Eritrean and Sudanese nationals have been subjected to prolonged detention and violations of their basic human rights in Israel.

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Red Cross urges Europe to show migrant 'solidarity'

The Aquarius migrants rescued off Libya's coast last weekend were left in high-seas limbo after Italy and Malta bickered over who ...

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Aquarius migrants land in Spain after week-long immigration crisis

The first boat of the Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants on board was warmly welcomed in Spain on Sunday after a week-long immigration ...

Italy new anti-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

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Italy new anti-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its ...

Usman Butt

Syria: The making and unmaking of a refugee state

Book review: What can the Ottomans teach us about welcoming and integrating refugees? Dawn Chatty's book gives us some clues, writes Usman Butt.

Spain offers healthcare to stranded <em>migrants</em> in Italy spat

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Spain offers healthcare to stranded migrants in Italy spat

Spain has announced it will extend public healthcare to migrants as Italy finds itself under the spotlight for its decision to refuse ...

Iranian suicide latest in Australia's offshore migrant detention policy

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Iranian suicide latest in Australia's offshore migrant detention policy

A young Iranian man appears to have committed suicide on the remote island of Nauru after being sent there five years ago by Australia's ...

Grenfell one year on: No justice, no peace

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Grenfell one year on: No justice, no peace

Comment: This was a man made inferno, writes Malia Bouattia.

Shipwrecked Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

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Shipwrecked Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Scores of Rohingya refugees have landed back in Myanmar after an abortive attempt to flee to Malaysia by sea.

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Sophia has more rights than Saudi Arabia's migrant workers

Comment: Robot Sophia presents us with a future where robots are recognised as human, while migrants continue to toil with no basic rights, writes Amar Diwakar.

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Italy anger after France slams Rome over stranded migrants

Tensions between France and Italy have flared after Paris criticised Rome's decision to refuse entry to the migrants stranded at sea.

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Tunisia 'probes UAE-backed coup plot by sacked minister'

Tunisian officials reportedly have begun an investigation into a report that the sacked interior minister plotted a government overthrow in ...

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MSF slams European response as refugees head to Spain

Refugees must endure another four days before reaching land, after Italy and Malta refused to let the rescue ship dock.

Spain offers harbour for <em>migrants</em> trapped in Mediterranean limbo

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Spain offers harbour for migrants trapped in Mediterranean limbo

Spain has stepped up to take in more than 600 refugees after Italy and Malta refused to allow the MSF rescue ship to dock.

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Hundreds of Mediterranean migrants stranded amid MSF ship 'standoff'

Italy and Malta have refused to allow a Doctors Without Borders rescue ship carrying 629 migrants to use their ports.

Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.

UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya

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UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya

This marks the first time the UN body sanctioned the leaders of smuggling rings.

Turkey suspends migrant deal with Greece as tensions flare

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Turkey suspends migrant deal with Greece as tensions flare

Greek courts on Monday released four Turkish soldiers accused of involvement in 2016 failed coup for fear they will not face a fair trial at ...

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