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5 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI: At least five migrants died and an unknown number were feared missing after their boat capsized off western Libya on Monday, Libyan coast guard officials and a charity said.The rubber boat was carrying about 140 people when it overturned ...

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Texas releases disabled migrant girl Rosa Maria Hernandez

A 10-year-old undocumented Mexican migrant with cerebral palsy, detained last month after undergoing surgery in Texas, has been released to her family. The release of Rosa Maria Hernandez was confirmed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Texas Congressman ...

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4 dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: reports

4 dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: reports

ISTANBUL: Four people drowned and up to 20 were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, reports said.Thirty-eight migrants were rescued but search and rescue efforts are in progress to find 15-20 ...

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Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized off the Libyan coast. The dinghy, which had been carrying at least 100 people, had set off from Libya’s western city of Sabratha last ...

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Armed group seeks legitimacy with Tripoli migrant deal

ROME/TUNIS: A powerful armed group, known for smuggling people from Libya, is seeking legitimacy and state security jobs from the Tripoli government in exchange for stopping migrant boats from leaving the coast of Sabratha for Italy, a senior group member ...

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Migrant maids in Oman at risk as India scraps rescue scheme

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India: India’s decision to scrap a financial guarantee scheme for migrant domestic workers in Oman will make it harder for maids who are abused or unpaid to get home, campaigners said on Tuesday.The Indian embassy in Oman issued a ...

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Did Taiwan police and paramedics leave migrant worker to die?

Footage apparently showing police and paramedics failing to give medical treatment to a Vietnamese migrant worker, who had been fatally shot by a police officer, has prompted outrage in Taiwan. Former factory worker Nguyen Quoc Phi, 27, was shot nine ...

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India sets up center to help migrant workers in the Gulf

CHENNAI, India: A new resource center for Indian migrants employed in Gulf states will help reduce the risk of workers being trafficked to fake jobs and exploited, officials said Tuesday.With a 24 hour helpline and a team of advisers, the ...

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German NGO resumes migrant rescue ops off Libya

BERLIN: German aid group Sea-Eye said Saturday it was resuming its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean, a month after pulling out when Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.“Sea-Eye has decided to resume its ...

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