800 dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: UN

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800 dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: UN

The United Nations refugee agency in Italy has confirmed 800 migrants died in a shipwreck off Libya on Sunday (Apr 19) after speaking to survivors of the disaster.

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UN appeals for safe havens after Mediterranean tragedy

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to world governments to share the burden of taking in refugees after more than 700 migrants were feared dead in the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy.

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Migrant deaths may shame Europe over Mediterranean moat

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The outrage Europe's leaders face over the deaths of hundreds of refugees trying to reach its shores may force a shift in a policy critics decry as letting people drown to deter others in desperate need.

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Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

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As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday.

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Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

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Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on April 19.

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Up to 400 migrants died in boat capsize off Libya: survivors

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 4 related news

Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, said survivors who were brought to Italy, where tension is mounting over a surge in boat arrivals from North Africa.

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A daughter's Vietnam return forces a father to confront his past

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A daughter's Vietnam return forces a father to confront his past

In 2010, three decades after we survived a harrowing boat escape from Vietnam, I broke the news to my father: I would be moving back there with his three grandchildren.

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Drones patrolling the world's deadliest migrant crossing

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

In 2014, 218,000 migrants attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea, most of them refugees from wars and chaos in Syria, Libya, and the Horn of Africa. More than 3,400 of them died, making the Mediterranean the most lethal border in the world. American entrepreneur Chris Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina founded MOAS, which operates on a 130-foot ship out of Malta; in their first 60 days at sea, their team helped save 3,000 lives. To maximize efficiency, MOAS uses...

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Palestinian refugees appeal for help as Islamic State storms Yarmouk camp

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Palestinian refugees near Damascus, trapped amid a triple onslaught of Syrian forces, anti-Assad rebels and Islamic State fighters, appeal to the PLO for help.

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IPU-132: resolutions on parliamentarians’ human rights adopted

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IPU-132: resolutions on parliamentarians’ human rights adopted

The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted resolutions on human rights of parliamentarians during the ongoing 132nd IPU Assembly in Hanoi on April 1.

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Resolutions on parliamentarians’ human rights adopted

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Resolutions on parliamentarians’ human rights adopted

The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted resolutions on human rights of parliamentarians during the ongoing 132nd IPU Assembly in Hanoi on April 1.

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At least twelve killed in multiple car accident in Turkey

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

At least twelve people, including nine Syrian refugees, are killed and seven others wounded in a multiple car accident in Turkey's southeast province of Sanliurfa.

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Australia bids farewell to former PM Fraser at state funeral

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Australia bids farewell to former PM Fraser at state funeral

Former Australian prime ministers joined mourners at Scots' Church in Melbourne on Friday for the state funeral of Malcolm Fraser, who was the country's 22nd leader.

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Syrian refugees cross into Iraqi Kurdistan, hope for better future

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly a hundred refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict cross into Iraq at the Peshkhabour border point by boat every day, with some hoping "the future of my family is going to be better."

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U.S. upping pressure on Assad to negotiate peace, Kerry says

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U.S. upping pressure on Assad to negotiate peace, Kerry says

The U.S. is engaged in behind-the-scenes efforts with allies to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to negotiate an end to the civil war entering its fifth year, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

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