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Oct 31, 2016

16 unidentified migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

The bodies of 16 migrants have been found on a beach near the western Libyan town of Zwara, the Libyan Red Crescent said on Sunday. The migrants had been attempting to reach Europe, Khames el-Boussefi, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent, told AFP. ...

France finishes clearing Calais 'Jungle' camp of migrants

Oct 27, 2016

France finishes clearing Calais 'Jungle' camp of migrants

French authorities said on Wednesday they had finished clearing the “Jungle” shanty town outside Calais built by migrants who had hoped to cross to Britain but who are now mostly being dispersed around France. The operation passed off peacefully for the most part, though ...

Work begins to clear 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais

Oct 24, 2016

Work begins to clear 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais

France began clearing the sprawling “Jungle” migrant camp in Calais on Monday, with hundreds carrying suitcases queuing outside a hangar to be resettled in reception centres across the country. The first buses departed less than an hour after immigration workers started the operation and ...