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Italy Rescues About 1,100 Migrants In Mediterranean
The migrants were picked up from eight rubber dinghies, one large boat and two punts during 11 rescue operations.
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Refugees Feared Dead In Second Migrant Shipwreck In Two Days
Over 80 people have been rescued from the capsized boat; the number of drowned is yet unknown.
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MSF Restarts Search And Rescue Operations In Mediterranean
By Tom Esslemont, Reuters
The medical relief charity accused European governments of failing to come up with a solution to the crisis and to provide alternatives to the deadly crossings.
Inside Syrians' Long, Alternative Route To Europe -- Via South America
By Manav Zaitoun, Syria Deeply
Following the plan by the EU and Turkey to turn back refugees, many are looking for alternative ways to reach Europe. Syria
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Over 200 Refugees And Migrants Rescued Off Greece Amid Rough Seas
One boy died in the first casualty of the boat crossings in 2016.
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Cemetery in the Sea Betrays Europe's Moral Crisis
Author; anthropologist; senior researcher, Danish Institute fo...
As the year draws to an end, Europe's commitment to its humanitarian values is haunted by an unprecedented number of refugees drowning in the Mediterranean Sea.
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