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US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

President Trump had threatened to veto the bipartisan deal, which would shield the young immigrants from deportation in exchange for $25bn in border security.

At least 19 migrants killed, 79 injured in road accident in Libya

At least 19 migrants killed, 79 injured in road accident in Libya

At least 19 illegal migrants were killed on Wednesday and up to 79 injured in a road accident in the Libyan city of Bani Walid, a military source said.

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday.

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler's boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies washed up on shore, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing ‘significant’ funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement ...

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

Macron gets tough on migrants, vowing 'no more Jungles'

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious ‘Jungle’ as he defended a tougher line on immigration ...

48 Malians drown in single day trying to reach Europe: government

48 Malians drown in single day trying to reach Europe: government

Flags flew at half-mast in Mali on Thursday as the government announced 48 of its citizens drowned in the Mediterranean on a single day over the weekend, all trying to reach Europe.

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

For years Helena Maleno made calls to the Spanish coastguards about migrant boats, potentially saving the lives of thousands of people attempting the treacherous crossing to Europe.

German conservatives eye 65,000 cap on migrants

German conservatives eye 65,000 cap on migrants

Germany should cap the number of new immigrants to around 65,000 a year, the deputy leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives said, a position that could prove divisive ...

Migrant arrivals in Germany fall for second year in a row

Migrant arrivals in Germany fall for second year in a row

The number of new asylum seekers in Germany has fallen for a second year in a row following the mass influx that peaked in 2015, the government said Sunday.

EU summit set for new east-west clash over migrants

EU summit set for new east-west clash over migrants

EU leaders headed for a new east-west clash at a Brussels summit Thursday over how to deal with large numbers of migrants coming to Europe.

Call for stricter norms to end trafficking in children

Call for stricter norms to end trafficking in children

Participants at the Interpol Global Conference on Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants, which concluded in Doha, have called upon the member-states to enforce stricter norms ...