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Pope Francis pained at migrant deaths in English Channel
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed pain and sorrow at the deaths and suffering of migrants crossing the English Channel at the border between Poland and Belarus and in the Mediterranean Sea
Pope Francis pained at migrant deaths in English Channel
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday expressed pain and sorrow at the deaths and suffering of migrants crossing the English Channel, at the border between Poland and Belarus and in the Mediterranean Sea.
Tunisia rescues 487 migrants in crowded boat off its coast
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's defense ministry said 487 migrants, including 93 children, were rescued Friday off the North African country's coast as they tried to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in an overloaded boat.
This is the real reason Priti Patel has been barred from France | Sean O'Grady
There is some irony in the fact that about the only person the French are not allowing into their country right now is Priti Patel.
Channel tragedy: 'Smugglers tell their clients it's just a lake - but it's not'
hen the lifeboat reached the dinghy not long after 3pm on Wednesday it was a crumpled mass of grey rubber, barely inflated and scarcely afloat.
Hostile asylum policies made tragedy inevitable | Letters
Boris Johnson describes himself as appalled at Wednesday's Channel tragedy ( Tragedy at sea claims dozens of lives in deadliest day of Channel crisis, 25 November), and is elsewhere reported as accusing France of letting human traffickers " get away with murder ", but it's the asylum policy of his and previous governments that has created the conditions in which trafficking can flourish and tragedies such as this can occur.
1,600 migrants lost at sea in Mediterranean this year
The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week is the deadliest migration tragedy to date in the English Channel
1,600 migrants lost at sea in Mediterranean this year
ROME - The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week is the deadliest migration tragedy to date in the English Channel.
UK must arrest people-trafficking 'mafia chiefs' in London, says French official
UK authorities should make greater efforts to arrest the heads of human trafficking networks living in London, a leading French politician has said.
Dinghy deaths tragedy brings home our hostility to the world's desperate
he sheer terror of crossing the busy, dark and freezing cold Channel between France and the UK in a flimsy, unseaworthy boat was best described by 12-year-old Mohammad, who made the journey with his mother and eight-year-old sister in June after fleeing Afghanistan before the Taliban takeover.