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Israel grants asylum to two Eritreans amid migrant protests

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Israel has granted political asylum to two Eritreans, its Interior Ministry said on Sunday, amid protests by thousands of other African migrants...

Libya’s coastguard picks up almost 300 African migrants

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Libya stopped three boats off its coast packed with almost 300 African migrants apparently trying to reach Europe, the state news agency...

Libya deports hundreds of African immigrants

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Libya has deported more than 500 African immigrants, state news agency Lana said, sending them to Niger as it tries to tackle...

Undeterred by perils, migrants flee hardship in Eritrea

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Ten years ago, Eritrean migrant Habtu hunkered down on the vomit-stained deck of a creaking trawler on the Mediterranean Sea, making the...

Survivors of migrant shipwreck walk away from Rome center

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More than half of the survivors of a shipwreck near the Italian island of Lampedusa last month which killed more than 360...

Al Qaeda members may be among migrants

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Al Qaeda members may be among thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean by boat from Africa to Europe, posing a potential security...

Niger arrests 30 in hunt for Sahara migrant traffickers

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Niger has arrested around 30 people, including defense and security personnel, as part of a crackdown on human traffickers after the bodies...

Italy and Malta say EU must press Libya to stop boat...

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Italy on Monday called on the European Union to press Libya to stem the gangs smuggling migrants from Africa on overcrowded boats...

Italy arrests Somali gang leader for kidnap, rape of migrants

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Italy has arrested a Somali for kidnapping, extortion and rape against desperate Eritrean migrants in a case that shines a light into...

Arab Spring fallout fuels Mediterranean smuggling rise

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The chaotic fallout of the "Arab Spring" is fuelling a surge in the smuggling of drugs, weapons and people across the Mediterranean,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...