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Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

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

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

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Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, years after their release from IS captivity, Amnesty has warned

Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

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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.

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.

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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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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.

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Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant boat capsizes

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

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

In-depth: Tunisia's south has long been marginalised, with successive governments since the revolution unable or unwilling to address the ...

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Stranded Rohingya pulled to shore by sympathetic Indonesians

After officials refused to allow the group to land, locals took matters into their own hands by jumping into boats which they used to pull the ...

Scores arrested in Bangladesh over Libya migrant massacre

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Scores arrested in Bangladesh over Libya migrant massacre

Twenty-two suspected human traffickers have been arrested in Bangladesh, suspected of links to the deaths of 30 migrants in Libya.

Maltese PM visits Libya for talks on migration

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Maltese PM visits Libya for talks on migration

Malta's PM signed an agreement on Mediterranean migrant crossings with GNA leader Fayez al-Sarraj, including the establishment of two ...

Shooting at smuggling warehouse in Libya kills 30 migrants

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Shooting at smuggling warehouse in Libya kills 30 migrants

Libya's UN-recognised government vowed to track down the killers of 30 migrants in an apparent revenge attack after 'clandestine migrants' ...

Child migrant crossings to UK surge under coronavirus lockdown

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Child migrant crossings to UK surge under coronavirus lockdown

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in the UK by sea have doubled compared to last year, authorities confirmed.

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to celebrate only with their immediate families.

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Rohingya refugees quarantined on island 'unfit for habitation'

Bangladesh has quarantined 29 Rohingya refugees on an unstable silt island where they have little access to aid, after being stranded at sea for ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Conditions worsen in Syria's forgotten refugee camp

Syrians in Rukban camp remain in grave danger with no aid deliveries to residents and medical services almost non-existent.

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Rohingya refugees at sea risk contracting Covid-19: UNHCR

The United Nations have warned that turning away Rohingya refugees could prove fatal, especially given the coronavirus pandemic.

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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Coronavirus fears ground flights to Iran

A number of countries in the Middle East have grounded flights to Iran, as fears increase over the spread of coronavirus.

Iran neighbours impose travel bans as coronavirus toll rises

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Iran neighbours impose travel bans as coronavirus toll rises

Iran's confirmed death toll from the new coronavirus rose to eight on Sunday, the highest outside China, sending neighbouring countries ...

Turkey, Pakistan close borders with Iran over coronavirus fears

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Turkey, Pakistan close borders with Iran over coronavirus fears

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jordan and Turkey have instituted new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as the novel coronavirus.

Rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappears in the Mediterranean

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Rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappears in the Mediterranean

A rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappeared earlier this month and is feared to have become an "invisible shipwreck".

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