Tag Archives: Eritrea

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Migrant Crisis: UK Pledges Half Of Aid Budget

The UK is pledging to commit almost half a billion its aid budget to assist ease the migrant crisis in Europe. David Cameron is willing to offer £275m over the…

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EU To Offer Africa Deals To Take Back Migrants

European leaders will promise a trust fund worth €1.8bn if African countries do more to assist the refugee & migrant crisis. A summit beginning in Malta today brings together representatives…

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Japan's Abe unlikely to tackle hard reforms in next term – economists

By Linda Sieg & Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks set to win a rare second consecutive term yet economists predict he won't use that…

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2,100 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel site in French port

PARIS (AP) — An official in the northern French port of Calais says that 2,100 migrants tried to storm the area surrounding the Eurotunnel early Tuesday before being repelled by…

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Insight – Why Libya's coastguard struggles with migrant tide

By Ulf Laessing TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A few weeks ago, a sailor in Libya's coastguard scooped up Luchiya Mhreteab & her two small children after the boat taking them to…

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Rescue workers find man's body as Greek wildfires retreat

ATHENS (Reuters) – Rescue workers found the burned body of a 47-year-old man as they brought under control wildfires that had broken out on Friday around Athens & in other…

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Czech Republic willing to take in 1,500 migrants by 2017

PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic is willing to accept 1,500 migrants by 2017, the government said on Wednesday, as European Union countries prepare more talks over how to share…

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Racehorses Are Getting Faster, Study Says

For years it has been assumed that racehorses had reached the limit of their abilities, yet new research suggests they are getting faster. A study at the University of Exeter…

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Bratislava hospital tests South Korean man in suspected MERS case

PRAGUE (Reuters) – A Bratislava hospital is testing a 38-year-old South Korean man for possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), a spokeswoman said on Saturday. The hospital has sent tests…