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

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

Hundreds of African migrants 'abandoned' in desert

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Hundreds of African migrants 'abandoned' in desert

An official in Niger said hundreds of African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any food and water before being rescued.

Five European countries to take in stranded migrants

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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.

Karl ReMarks' satire migrates from twitter to print

Usman Butt

Karl ReMarks' satire migrates from twitter to print

Comment: Usman Butt talks to Twitter satirist and architect Karl Sharro about social media in the Arab Spring, and his upcoming book.

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Nappy-clad orange baby blimp leads anti-Trump protests in London

The US President began his widely opposed state visit by slamming Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy.

Charlie Faulkner

The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their ...

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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.

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No need to mistreat migrants for border control: IFRC

Authorities need not mistreat migrants to implement proper border control, the world's largest humanitarian network warned in a report published ...

EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

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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 ...

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Nigerian woman deported from Israel after children imprisoned

Nigerian mother 'Marcy' says she entered Israel to get medical treatment for her son, which is not available in Nigeria.

Italy 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.

You can't take Islamophobia out of the Tory party

Ruqaya Izzidien

You can't take Islamophobia out of the Tory party

Comment: An inquiry into Tory Islamophobia would be futile; it's a cornerstone party value, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Khaled Diab

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

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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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Malta detains rescue ship as hundreds die at sea

Malta detains a second migrant rescue ship as UNHCR said over 300 have died in the Mediterranean over the last four days.

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Nearly 9,000 migrants repatriated from Libya this year

A total of 8,938 people returned to some 30 African and Asian countries from Libya in the first half of the year.

Vicki Squire

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 ...

Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle <em>migration</em>

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Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

Merkel, now barely 100 days into her fourth term, faced a backlash from the conservative CSU after allowing more than one million asylum-seekers ...

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Hundred migrants missing in Mediterranean after shipwreck

Three bodies of babies have been recovered, who were drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, when the boat taking them Europe sank.

Hardliners rejoice and NGOs mourn: EU agrees migrant response Hardliners rejoice and NGOs mourn: EU agrees migrant response

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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.

<em>Migration</em> could determine Europe's fate: Merkel

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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 ...

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