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Border Security

Mediterranean migrants “lucky” to dodge Libya coastal clampdown

Migrants and Libya coastguardMigrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they were lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols that have reduced arrivals in Italy since July.

Burundi refugees die in clashes With DRC security forces

Burundi refugees die in DRC clashAt least 30 Burundian refugees were killed in clashes with Congolese security forces over plans to send some home, a Reuters witness and local activists said.

Thousand plus migrants turned back by Libya coastguard

Libya coastguard turns back migrantsLibyan coastguard vessels intercepted 1,074 migrants during an intensive day of operations west of Tripoli, a spokesman said.

All change for Op Corona deployment

Op Corona deployment rotationThe thinly stretched camouflage line ensuring at least some territorial integrity along South Africa’s land borders is rotating with 15 new companies moving in to replace those who have completed six months of border duty.

EU sticking to Libya migrant strategy

EU Libya migrant strategyThe European Union is determined to keep preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy aggravates human suffering.

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