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No migrant deal signed with Israel – Rwanda and Uganda

No migrant deal signed with IsraelRwanda and Uganda have not struck any deal to take in African migrants from Israel under a scheme condemned by rights groups.
 

Libyan coastguard recovers bodies of two migrants, others missing

A Libyan naval boat carrying migrants.Libya’s coastguard on Sunday recovered the bodies of two female migrants who perished trying to cross the Mediterranean and picked up at least 250 survivors from two boats east of Tripoli, officials said.

 

Two hundred migrants reach Spain after storming fence

Migrants storming the Melilla fence.More than 300 people stormed the heavily fortified border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave Melilla in what authorities on Sunday called a mass “violent crossing”.

   

Half as many migrants landed in Europe in 2017 as 2016

Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean.Slightly fewer than half as many migrants reached Europe by sea in 2017 than 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday, with curbs finally cutting traffic on the deadly route from Libya to Italy.

 

Egypt detains 75 people in human trafficking probe

Egyptian police.An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of 75 people following an investigation into suspected human trafficking, state media reported on Thursday.

   

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