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Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100,000 migrants

Nov 01, 2014

Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100,000 migrants

fleeing Syria's civil war and a similar number escaping forced military conscription in Eritrea, the U.N. refugee agency says.People smugglers have taken
Somalia leader says his advisers not helping Islamist militants

Oct 18, 2014

Somalia leader says his advisers not helping Islamist militants

to a report from the United Nations' Somalia-Eritrea Monitoring Group that Somali army weapons and ammunition were being diverted to open markets
German govt condemns pictures showing refugees abused

Sep 30, 2014

German govt condemns pictures showing refugees abused

earlier period. About 20 percent of those applications were from Syrian refugees.The next largest groups of refugees came from Serbia, Eritrea and
Wars, global instability lead to dramatic rise in refugee numbers: UNHCR

Sep 26, 2014

Wars, global instability lead to dramatic rise in refugee numbers: UNHCR

instability in Afghanistan, Eritrea and elsewhere, the UN refugee agency said Friday.In the first six months of this year, the total number of people requesting
Israeli high court orders closure of detention centre for African migrants

Sep 23, 2014

Israeli high court orders closure of detention centre for African migrants

migrants, most of them from Sudan and Eritrea, in a measure criticised by human rights groups as an attempt to force migrants to leave.Israeli leaders have
As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Sep 16, 2014

As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Syria and Eritrea, according to the agency."We all need to wake up to the scale of this crisis. There is a direct link between the conflicts in Syria
Sweden shifts to Left in parliamentary election

Sep 15, 2014

Sweden shifts to Left in parliamentary election

,000 asylum-seekers from Syria, Eritrea, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries the highest number since 1992.The rise of the Sweden Democrats has
Italy says 19 boat migrants die, thousands rescued this week

Jul 19, 2014

Italy says 19 boat migrants die, thousands rescued this week

other EU countries. Over the past year, most of the migrants have been refugees fleeing Syria's civil war and Eritrea's harsh military service, according