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56 dead as smugglers throw 300 African migrants into Yemen sea

56 dead as smugglers throw 300 African migrants into Yemen sea

At least 56 people have drowned over the past 24 hours, and dozens remain missing, after human traffickers forced 300 African migrants off two Yemen-bound boats and into the sea. Survivors — all Ethiopian and Somali migrants — managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province along Yemen’s Arabian Sea coastline, the International […]

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Islamic State attack on displaced in Syria kills nearly 40

Islamic State attack on displaced in Syria kills nearly 40

Islamic State militants staged a surprise attack early Tuesday at a crossing frequently used by Iraqi and Syrian civilians seeking safety in northeastern Syria, killing at least 37 people, mostly civilians, Kurdish officials and activists said. The militants struck before dawn after sneaking into the village of Rajm Sleibi, located along a front line that […]

May 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

Jun 03, – The developments were the latest deadly disasters for refugees and migrants seeking a better life in Europe, and they followed the drownings of more than 1,000 people since May 25 while attempting the long and perilous journey from North Africa to southern Europe. More than 110 bodies were pulled from the sea […]

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