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Libyan Coastguard Detains 400 Migrants En Route to Europe

“Libya’s coastguard detains more than 400 migrants en route to Europe,” by Feras Bosalum and Julia Payne for Reuters: Libya’s coastguard has detained more than 400 immigrants, mostly from the Horn of Africa, in its waters in the past two … Continue reading

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400 Migrants Rescued by Italian Coastguards

“Italy: Coastguard rescue hundreds more migrants in the Mediterranean,” from ADNkronos International: Coastguard intercepted nearly 400 migrants in the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, authorities in Italy said on Tuesday. Forty-one African migrants from Ghana and Nigeria including five … Continue reading

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77 Migrants Rescued Off Lampedusa

“Eight women among migrants rescued off Lampedusa,” from Adnkronos International: Italian coastguard on Monday rescued 77 African migrants including eight women off the southernmost island of Lampedusa. The coastguard responded to an SOS from a satellite phone from the migrants’ … Continue reading

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For African Migrants, Asia Is Becoming An Economically Vibrant Destination

“African migrants aspire to a better life in Asia,” by Najad Abdullahi for Deutsche-Welle: Over 70,000 Africans migrated to Malaysia in 2012. While many have found a better life, some continue to live rough in one of Southeast Asia’s biggest … Continue reading

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