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Thai lockdown sparks exodus of 60,000 migrant workers: ministry official

Thai lockdown sparks exodus of 60,000 migrant workers: ministry official

About 60,000 migrant workers living in Thailand have fled the country since authorities shut malls and many businesses at the weekend to curb the spread of the coronavirus ,,,

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece plans to build two new temporary camps to house hundreds of additional asylum seekers who arrived after a surge enabled by Turkey, the migration minister said Saturday.

At least 13 dead after migrant shipwreck off Italy's Lampedusa island

At least 13 dead after migrant shipwreck off Italy's Lampedusa island

Thirteen women were confirmed dead on Monday and ‘at least 15’ were reported missing at sea following a migrant shipwreck overnight off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre

An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said.

EU agrees to link visa policy to cooperation on migrant returns

EU agrees to link visa policy to cooperation on migrant returns

EU negotiators agreed on Wednesday to new visa-processing rules under which countries that refuse to take back migrants living illegally in the European Union could be hit with complications ...

At least 28 killed as migrant vessel sinks off the Bahamas

At least 28 killed as migrant vessel sinks off the Bahamas

At least 28 people were killed when a boat carrying migrants from Haiti sank of the coast of the Bahamas, the Miami Herald reported on Sunday, citing the Bahamian military.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border

At least three migrants were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.

At least 60 dead after Tunisian migrant ship sinks

At least 60 dead after Tunisian migrant ship sinks

The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia on Sunday has risen to at least 60, the United Nations migration agency said.

'Spider-Man's building' becomes Paris attraction

'Spider-Man's building' becomes Paris attraction

Having featured as the backdrop to Mamoudou "Spider-Man" Gassama's dramatic rescue act last weekend in Paris, the six-storey apartment building has become an unlikely attraction and the city's hottest spot for a selfie.

Paris 'spider-man' migrant who saved child to meet Macron

Paris 'spider-man' migrant who saved child to meet Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron is on Monday due to meet the young Malian migrant who scaled a Paris apartment block to save a child dangling from a balcony, sources in the Elysee Palace said.

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain

Migrant arrivals in Italy fall in July, rise in Spain

The number of African migrants arriving in Italy after crossing the Mediterranean from Libya dropped by more than half in July from June, the European Union's border agency Frontex said on Monday.