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World 07 Jul 2019 | 5:41 AM

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighbouring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said.

World 03 Jul 2019 | 3:38 PM

At least 30 killed in hit on Tripoli migrant detention centre - UN

GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 30 migrants were killed in an overnight strike on a Tripoli migrant detention centre and dozens were injured, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday.

World 03 Jul 2019 | 9:40 PM

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention centre - U.N.

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - An air strike hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said.

Nation 01 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Permit legal refugees to work, says employers group

PETALING JAYA: Allowing refugees to work and legalising undocumented foreign workers in Malaysia should be the priority before workers from Africa are brought into the country, say various groups.

Nation 21 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Programming a better future for refugees

LIFE has been tough for Mohamad and his family who fled their home in Syria for Malaysia one year ago because of the war in the Middle Eastern country.

World 25 Jul 2019 | 4:00 PM

Islamic State claims aid workers' kidnap in northeast Nigeria

ABUJA (Reuters) - Islamic State's West Africa branch on Thursday claimed responsibility for kidnapping six aid workers in northeast Nigeria.

World 27 Jul 2019 | 12:37 AM

Italy's Salvini blocks own coastguard ship with migrants on board

ROME (Reuters) - Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would not let an Italian coastguard boat carrying 135 migrants dock until European Union countries agreed to take them in.

World 27 Jul 2019 | 9:12 AM

Guatemala agrees to new migration measures to avoid Trump sanctions threat

WASHINGTON/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he agreed to drop the threat of economic sanctions against Guatemala after the country said it would implement new measures aimed at reducing U.S. asylum claims from migrants fleeing Honduras and El Salvador.

People 11 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM

'We are responsible': Angelina Jolie vows to end sexual violence

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed to produce practical action from the world’s first summit on ending sexual violence in conflict.

Viewpoints 09 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM

Beyond Barriers: A social worker's encounter with a child abuse victim

Scars that scare: A social worker’s encounter with a child abuse victim teaches her a valuable life lesson.