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‘Back to me in a coffin’ – bodies of migrants drowned in Channel reach Iraq
Middle East

‘Back to me in a coffin’ – bodies of migrants drowned in Channel reach Iraq

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, Dec 26 (Reuters) – At least 16 bodies of Iraqi Kurdish migrants who drowned in November when their…
Shun polarisation, try dialogue to heal divided world, pope says at Christmas
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Shun polarisation, try dialogue to heal divided world, pope says at Christmas

VATICAN CITY, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Saturday decried increasing polarisation in personal and…
Freezing in the Alps, migrants find warm hearts and comfort
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Freezing in the Alps, migrants find warm hearts and comfort

MONTGENEVRE, France (AP) — From the inky night, two women loomed. Police? The wary migrants, crossing the high-altitude Alpine border…
‘I am dead here’: Lebanese join Mideast migrants to Europe
Middle East

‘I am dead here’: Lebanese join Mideast migrants to Europe

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Ziad Hilweh knew his family might die on the way. But the risk was worth it,…
With migrants in mind, Pope Francis visits divided Cyprus
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With migrants in mind, Pope Francis visits divided Cyprus

NICOSIA, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Pope Francis visits Cyprus this week to lend his support to a conflict-riven island now…
Migrant crisis front and center in pope’s Greece-Cyprus trip
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Migrant crisis front and center in pope’s Greece-Cyprus trip

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — When Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos in 2016, he was so moved by…
Poland uses water cannons against migrants at Belarus border
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Poland uses water cannons against migrants at Belarus border

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish forces at the border with Belarus used water cannons and tear gas Tuesday against stone-throwing…
Polish police say group of 50 migrants broke through Belarus border
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Polish police say group of 50 migrants broke through Belarus border

WARSAW, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A group of about 50 migrants broke through defenses on the border with Belarus and…
Cold, hungry, afraid: Mideast migrants stuck on EU doorstep
Middle East

Cold, hungry, afraid: Mideast migrants stuck on EU doorstep

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — Sarkawt Ismat was cold, hungry and terrified, trapped between Polish and Belarusian troops facing off on…
Turkey bans Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenis from flights to Belarus
Middle East

Turkey bans Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenis from flights to Belarus

ANKARA/WARSAW, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Turkey banned Syrian, Yemeni and Iraqi citizens from flights to Minsk on Friday, potentially closing…
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