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Over 100 Migrants Drown Off Libyan Coast

More than 100 migrants died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coastline earlier this month, an aid agency says. Two rubber boats set off on 1 September but one of the vessels deflated and sank, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says.

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UNHCR Alarms As Mediterranean Sea Deaths Pass 1,500 Mark

No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said. The refugee agency said the bleak milestone was confirmed

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1,500 Migrants Died In Mediterranean In 2018 – UN

For the fifth straight year at least 1,500 migrants have perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy being the deadliest, claiming the lives of one in 19, the U.N. migration agency said on Friday. Spain, which

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