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41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Jul 25, 2016

41 apparent migrants found drowned on Libyan beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday. The bodies, found on Saturday on the city’s beach west of the capital Tripoli, were taken to ...

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Jul 22, 2016

17 migrants found dead, 1,128 rescued in Mediterranean

Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily on Thursday, a day after 22 corpses were found in the bottom of a smugglers’ boat. The Italian coast guard, which coordinated Thursday’s rescues, said ...

Report: Saudi women's lives dictated by male guardianship

Jul 17, 2016

Report: Saudi women's lives dictated by male guardianship

Saudi Arabia’s guardianship system, which bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or exiting prison without the consent of a male relative, remains the most significant impediment to realizing women’s rights in the kingdom, according to a report released Sunday by a ...