Monthly Archives: December 2014

Italian Navy Rescues More than 1,000 Migrants Over Christmas

“Italian Navy Rescues About 1,200 Migrants,” from the VOA: The Italian Navy says it has rescued about 1,250 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea over the past few days. The Navy said Friday that the migrants were rescued in several different … Continue reading

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Germany’s Conservatives Tell Migrants to Speak “German” at Home

“‘Speak German at home’ row as conservatives target migrants,” from the BBC: Immigrants should speak German not only in public but also in the home, Bavaria’s governing conservatives say – provoking a torrent of criticism. The Christian Social Union (CSU), … Continue reading

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More than 3,000 Died Attempting to Enter into Europe

“More than 3,000 died trying to cross by boat into Europe,” by Ben Brumfield and Bharati Naik for CNN: They brave the risk of drowning, drifting endlessly or dying of thirst to make it illegally to a better life in … Continue reading

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UN Says Europe Needs A Long-Term Plan Regarding Migrants

“Europe needs long long-term migration plan: UN,” from the AFP (reposted by the Local): Europe needs to come up with a long-term plan on migration in order to avoid more tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea, the UN special rapporteur on … Continue reading

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Migrants Dying to Escape Greece

“Migrants dying to escape crises-hit Greece,” by Vassilis Kyriakoulis for AFP (reposted by Daily Star Lebanon): Strapped to the underbelly of a train, 23-year-old Ali Arzin from Afghanistan had hoped to cross the border of crisis-hit Greece into Macedonia and … Continue reading

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