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Refugees and migrants are seen onboard the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro of the Proactiva Open Arms in central Mediterranean Sea August 17, 2017. Over two hundred migrants and refugees, rescued on Thursday by the MOAS NGO, were transferred to a Proactiva vessel off the Libyan coast to be taken to Trapani port in Sicily. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
It is time to deconstruct the falsehoods that too often surround immigration.
Despite being locked in a fierce battle fought on social media and played out in real life on the Mediterranean, there is one thing migrant-rescuing NGOs and their opponents agree on — the curre...
AQUARIUS, Mediterranean Sea - The ship chartered by a far-right group to "monitor the doings of NGOs" in the Mediterranean has reached the search and rescue zone off the Libyan coast. Defend Europe's...
CATANIA - Sicily: The midwife aboard an NGO rescue ship currently operating in the Mediterranean has revealed the incredible story of the rescue of a woman holding her new-born baby in her arms, still...
CATANIA, Sicily - On Friday morning as Italian politicians and NGOs were about to debate the rules and regulations of rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, six newly-orphaned children stepped off a...
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Being born into one culture, but growing up in another, has its challenges.
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Seems Melbourne and Sydney aren't quite as bad as we think.
Despite promises, no extra Americans moved here after Trump became president.
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'In my mind people migrate to upgrade their life. But I'm not happy.'
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A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump's insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate's branding plans. Corporate lawyer Antonio Battaglia is introduci...
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Instead of a program threatening Australian jobs, there is the genuine possibility any crackdown will marginally harm the labour market.
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The migrants were all adults, mostly from sub-Saharan African countries, and all but three of them were men.
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Many are left with no option but to attempt the extreme, like cross a river in sub-zero temperatures.
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They were traveling towards Italy in poorly-made rubber dinghies.
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President Hollande is pressing Britain to accept its share of responsibility for the minors.
The president says French authorities evacuated 5,000 people from the camp, but there are 1,500 unaccompanied minors left.
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As Europe shuts out refugees and migrants, this Italian doctor has been welcoming them year after year.
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The rate of recorded deaths in the Mediterranean has risen sharply this year, with more than 3,740 migrants drowning on their way to Europe.
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One in 47 attempting the Libya-Italy route does not survive.
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Hungary's referendum on migrant quotas failed to legally exempt the country from resettlement plans.
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President Francois Hollande called on London to help deal with the plight of thousands of people whose dream is ultimately to get to Britain.
At least 600 Egyptian, Syrian and African migrants were aboard the boat.
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Organisations had been warning of deplorable conditions and slow-moving asylum claims on Lesbos for months.
It's been dubbed 'The Great Wall Of Calais'.
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Some 500 people were saved in three rescue missions on Tuesday.
Around one in 10 refugees traveling through Europe is pregnant.
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It's high time we recognised that immigrating to a new country takes courage and resilience. Those who do it are typically far from what you'd call weak or vulnerable -- in contrast, they are most often very strong and deserving of admiration, not pity.
Refugees and migrants continue to attempt a perilous journey to Europe.
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By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed on Monday by a humanitarian organization aiming to persuade European authoritie...
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The migrants — fleeing wars, oppression and poverty — often do not know how to swim and do not have life jackets.
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Over 80 people have been rescued from the capsized boat; the number of drowned is yet unknown.
Some 1,370 migrants and refugees have drowned this year, 25 percent fewer than the same period in 2015.