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In-depth: Romania is far from experiencing a “migration crisis” on the Black Sea, experts say, while aid workers and refugees say the country needs better integration policies.

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

Four dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey's coast

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Four dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey's coast

A fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey’s coast in the Black Sea early on Friday, killing at least four and leaving 20 others missing, the Turkish coast guard said.

Libya militia seeks legitimacy with GNA 'migrant deal'

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Libya militia seeks legitimacy with GNA 'migrant deal'

A powerful militia known for human trafficking is seeking legitimacy from the Tripoli government in exchange for preventing migrant boats from ...

Iraqi refugee in Germany turns in lost 14,000 euros

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Iraqi refugee in Germany turns in lost 14,000 euros

An Iraqi teenager in Berlin is in line for a reward after handing into police a lost bag containing some 14,000 euros, German police said.

Alessandra Bajec

Migrants face more danger after disputed Italy-Libya deal

In-depth: By reinforcing Europe's fortress policy, Italy is further endangering the lives of vulnerable migrants rather than solving the crisis, reports Alessandra Bajec.

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Libya, Italy rescue 5,000 migrants in a week

More than 5,000 migrants were rescued by Libya and Italy this week, showing the perilous route remains open, although numbers have ...

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Libyan coastguards 'turn back more than 1,000 migrants'

Libyan coastguard vessels intercepted 1,074 migrants during an intensive day of operations west of the capital Tripoli on Saturday, a ...

Umer Beigh

India's Rohingya refugees living in fear and squalor

In-depth: We've been to New Delhi's refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims. This is what we saw.

UN to deploy troops to guard base in Libya

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UN to deploy troops to guard base in Libya

The United Nations is preparing to deploy up to 250 peacekeepers to Libya, the head of the organisation's mission there said on Friday.

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Refugee arrivals in Greece 'accelerated' in August: UN

The number of migrants arriving in Greece picked up pace in August, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that the increase was ...

The Church has endured far worse than firebrand Bannon

Andrew Leber

The Church has endured far worse than firebrand Bannon

Comment: Bannon suggested this week that the Catholic Church favours unlimited migration in order to swell congregation numbers. Pope Francis is ...

Rohingya refugees in India fear 'illegal' deportation to Myanmar

Aijaz Nazir

Rohingya refugees in India fear 'illegal' deportation to Myanmar

Indian lawmakers say they want to deport all unregistered migrants, but Rohingya refugees fear death if they are returned to Myanmar.

#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

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#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

To mark the 3-year-old’s death anniversary, UNHCR launches "Remember the Name. Remember the Day." campaign to draw attention to continued ...

European governments are feeding Libya's business of suffering

Dr Joanne Liu

European governments are feeding Libya's business of suffering

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) pen an open letter of the consequences of the European Governments' strategy towards the suffering of people ...

Tim Eaton

Paying off militias to prevent human trafficking won't work

Comment: Paying off coastal militias will not fundamentally change the dynamics that drive the smuggling business in Libya and beyond, writes Tim Eaton.

Amal Awad

Australia's struggle with diversity is about power and fear

Comment: Western countries - and especially Australia - struggle to accept true diversity as migrants become successful and threaten ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Crossing from Tunisia to Italy - 1980s vs. today

The stories of Tunisia's migrant workers and the difficulties they overcome in a world obsessed by borders and immigration controls.

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Malta-based humanitarian group suspends migrant rescue operations

A Malta-based humanitarian group that has been rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean said on Monday it is suspending operations after ...

Conditions in Libyan detention centres are 'abusive,' warns MSF

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Conditions in Libyan detention centres are 'abusive,' warns MSF

The detention system in Libya is fuelled by exploitation of refugees. There is no oversight to ensure refugees are treated humanely

Mat Nashed

The EU is the real threat to migrants

Comment: If the EU is truly committed to saving lives, then it's time to replace a policy of deterrence with state sponsored rescue missions, ...

Fears over new Calais 'jungle' in EU capital

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Fears over new Calais 'jungle' in EU capital

Hundreds of refugees have set up camp in downtown Brussels, just two miles from the EU headquarters, as fears rise that a new Calais 'jungle' is ...

UN says <em>migrants</em> in Libya subjected to 'extreme violence'

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UN says migrants in Libya subjected to 'extreme violence'

The United Nations called for the immediate release of the most vulnerable migrants held in Libya, many of whom have been subjected to ...

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