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WASHINGTON (AP) — Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises & forced to catch & process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle…


Libyan drownings, lorry of corpses drive up migrant toll

By Karin Strohecker & Ahmed Elumami EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya…


Fights among migrants break out on Greek island of Kos

KOS, Greece (AP) — Fights broke out among migrants Tuesday on the Greek island of Kos, where overwhelmed authorities are struggling to contain increasing numbers of people arriving clandestinely on…


Greece says cannot handle migrants; UNHCR calls crisis 'shameful'

By Michele Kambas & Stephanie Nebehay LESBOS, Greece/GENEVA (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked Europe to assist in handling tens of thousands of refugees coming in from Syria,…

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