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Over 300 migrants arrive at Italian port, health tests boosted

Over 300 migrants arrive at Italian port, health tests boosted

Over 300 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean by a charity vessel disembarked at the Italian port of Pozzallo on Sunday after a week's wait for a port of entry.

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

UN launches $29 bn emergency funding appeal

The UN launched a humanitarian appeal for nearly $29 billion on Wednesday as climate change and increasingly protracted conflicts put tens of millions of people in urgent need of aid.

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early Wednesday, capping a weeks-long wait by families eager to bury their loved ones.

Dought-hit Zimbabwe readies mass wildlife migration

Dought-hit Zimbabwe readies mass wildlife migration

Zimbabwe is planning an enforced mass migration of wildlife away from a park in the country's south, where thousands of animals are at risk of death due to drought-induced starvation.

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.

Greek villagers stone migrant buses

Greek villagers stone migrant buses

The International Organization for Migration voiced concern Thursday following an attack in northern Greece on migrant buses carrying 380 people in what the agency said was an isolated incident.

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Greece's new conservative leader on Thursday called for the European Union to commit more money to support Turkey to stem the rising flow of migrants.

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed under duress with the Trump administration ...

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States ...

Mexico wants US backing for Central America development plan to stem migration

Mexico wants US backing for Central America development plan to stem migration

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan ...

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Maltese police have arrested two soldiers for the ‘cold-blooded’ murder of an Ivorian migrant, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Saturday.

Trump seeks $4.5bn to help with surge in migration at southern border

Trump seeks $4.5bn to help with surge in migration at southern border

The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the US southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources.