An average of 14 people died every day on their way across the Mediterranean Sea in 2016, the highest number ever recorded, said UN Spokesperson's Office on Tuesday.
A boat carrying up to 450 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean off Egypt’s north coast on Wednesday, drowning 42 people and prompting a search operation that rescued 163 passengers, officials said.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that at least 880 people died the previous week trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea toward Europe, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Tuesday.
Some 110,054 refugee and migrant maritime arrivals have been reported in Europe since the start of the year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) figures revealed on Tuesday that 76,263 maritime refugee and migrant arrivals have been recorded in Europe through the first six weeks of 2016.
With 45,361 migrants and refugees reaching Greece by sea since the beginning of 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that this represents around 31 times the 1,472 arrivals recorded for the whole of January 2015.
Russian Navy will conduct a routine ships rotation early September in the Mediterranean Sea, the country's Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Mexican president asked his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden to stop the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from funding groups hostile to his governm
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Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of attempting an assassination of President Vladimir Putin, and Kyiv denied involvement.The Kremlin said Ukraine launched an unmanne
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed accelerating the building of a modern industrial system underpinned by the real economy, and supporting Chinese moderniz
Demonstrations went on in New York City on Saturday, five days after 30-year-old black man Jordan Neely was allegedly choked to death by 24-year-old white U.S. marine v
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Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
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China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen
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President Joe Biden thanked some of his top donors Friday night as he launches a reelection campaign that is expected to need to raise well over $1 billion to secure hi
The United Nations will stay in Afghanistan to deliver aid to millions of desperate Afghans despite the Taliban's restrictions on its female staff, but funding is dryin
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