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More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos.

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky journey like a 'spectator sport'.

France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

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France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

French maritime patrol say it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants in difficulty in the straights" off Calais

UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

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UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

British interior minister Priti Patel deplored the number of migrants crossing into the UK from France.

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

Aram Balakjian

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

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UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

The UK immigration compliance minister said the number of small boat crossings from France was 'unacceptably high', as asylum seekers attempt to flee deteriorating conditions in Calais camps

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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Dozens of Rohingya refugees feared dead off Malaysia's coast

Only one Rohingya refugee from a group of 25 made it ashore after an attempt to swim ashore from their boat.

Tunisia interior minister named as new PM

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Tunisia interior minister named as new PM

As well as being interior minister in the outgoing government, Mechichi has been a counsellor to the Tunisian President.

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Tunisian man in coma transported 'illegally' to Italy

A Tunisian family has taken the drastic step of taking their 18-year-old son, who has been in a four-year-long coma, to Italy for treatment on ...

Sudan finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

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Sudan finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

It is the second mass grave discovered since former president Omar al-Bashir was overthrown last year.

Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

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Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani has been granted asylum in New Zealand after being six years in limbo under Australia's immigration policies.

Bodies of Afghans who died seeking asylum brought home

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Bodies of Afghans who died seeking asylum brought home

Dozens of migrants were killed last month after a boat capsized in Turkey's Lake Van.

Malaysia judge drops Rohingya caning after outcry: lawyer

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Malaysia judge drops Rohingya caning after outcry: lawyer

The men arrived in Malaysia by boat in April after a treacherous voyage but were then jailed and sentenced to three strokes of the cane ...

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Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

Black citizens in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who come to work, study or try to reach Europe, say they suffer endemic day-to-day racism.

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Fatalities in Turkey migrant boat sinking rise to 56

The boat was reported missing in stormy weather on June 27.

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HRW: Greece must investigate asylum seeker mass expulsions

Human Rights Watch is calling on Greece to investigate forced expulsion of asylum seekers at the Turkish border.

Sabena Siddiqui

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

Migrant <em>boat</em> wreckage located 107 meters inside Turkish lake

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Migrant boat wreckage located 107 meters inside Turkish lake

Authorities believe the vessel carried between 55 and 60 migrants, mostly from Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

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Turkey holds nearly 300 migrants bound for Europe

Turkey's coast guard intercepted a tanker carrying 276 migrants on their way to Greece.

Iran's foreign minister called a ‘liar’ in parliament

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Iran's foreign minister called a ‘liar’ in parliament

Zarif was heckled during a parliamentary session in Iran over negotiations with the US on sanctions.

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

Amr Salahi

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time ...

Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant <em>boat</em> capsizes

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Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant boat capsizes

Most of the migrants were from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.

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