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Border Security


Stand-off ends – migrants brought to Malta

Malta migrantsEleven migrants stranded on a Spanish fishing boat for more than a week after being rescued off Libya were brought to Malta at the weekend, ending an international stand-off, but Valletta said they would be taken to Spain.
 

“Alarming issues” uncovered on border fact-finding mission

DA border inspection tourA four week-long fact-finding mission looking into South Africa’s land borders by the Democratic Alliance (DA) has, according to the political party, brought “alarming” issues to light and “painted a grim picture” of failure.
 

Royal support for Zambian elephant population

Royal support for Zambian elephantsBritain’s Prince Harry offered Zambia support to boost the country’s dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan.
   

Security crackdown ends Sabratha’s reign as people smuggling hub

Sabratha no longer a people smuggling hubDepartures of migrant-laden boats to Italy from Sabratha, formerly Libya’s biggest people-smuggling hub, slowed to a trickle thanks to a security crackdown triggered by European pressure that ejected the city’s top smuggler.
 

Migrant deaths at sea off Spain triple

Migrant deaths off SpainAt least 631 African migrants died trying to reach Spain so far this year, almost three times more than in 2017 and the situation has become “alarming” according to the UN migration agency.

   

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