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# migrant-crisis - Sunday 29 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats
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UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

Nov 29th 2020, 7:19 AM 8,671 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
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Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 14,950 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 August, 2020

Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity
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Opinion: The UK's moral panic over migrants isn’t being treated as a crisis, but as a political opportunity

Aug 17th 2020, 6:45 AM 21,390 Views 30 Comments

By conjuring the spectre of a national crisis, the right have created the ideal conditions for a reactionary power grab, writes Ash Sarkar.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 15 August, 2020

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats
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More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats

Aug 15th 2020, 6:08 PM 49,819 Views 47 Comments

1,004 migrants were brought ashore by Border Force between 4 August and 13 August.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
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TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,515 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
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41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

Nov 4th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,174 Views 14 Comments

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London
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Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

Nov 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,516 Views 0 Comments

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
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'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,229 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 1 November, 2019

The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?
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The Explainer: Why are people risking their lives to get to Europe?

Nov 1st 2019, 7:30 PM 12,016 Views 0 Comments

We look at the ‘push and pull’ factors and the deadly risks people are forced to take.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium
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Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

Oct 30th 2019, 4:33 PM 25,179 Views 0 Comments

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France
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Body of Iraqi man found off Belgium after he tried to swim the English Channel from France

Aug 27th 2019, 8:46 AM 19,000 Views 72 Comments

The man was wearing a makeshift life jacket made of empty plastic bottles.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe
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Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe

Mar 28th 2019, 10:35 AM 26,963 Views 52 Comments

The tanker had been heading to Libya.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
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Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 9th 2019, 6:11 PM 23,802 Views 138 Comments

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 29 December, 2018

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps
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This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps

Dec 29th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,111 Views 3 Comments

It consists of solar panels and a lead acid battery from an alarm or car, with a Raspberry Pi – a tiny and cheap computer – to provide processing power.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 December, 2018

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland
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Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Dec 17th 2018, 11:36 AM 21,472 Views 0 Comments

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 14 October, 2018

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey
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22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

Oct 14th 2018, 11:55 AM 15,477 Views 12 Comments

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants
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One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,220 Views 39 Comments

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week
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Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week

Aug 26th 2018, 2:49 PM 48,208 Views 257 Comments

Italy refused to take in the migrants on Monday because there was no EU commitment to relocate them.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 24 August, 2018

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis
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Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

Aug 24th 2018, 12:37 PM 14,730 Views 56 Comments

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration
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'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Jun 28th 2018, 6:52 AM 7,930 Views 36 Comments

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 28 August, 2017

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'
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Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

Aug 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,750 Views 134 Comments

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 July, 2017

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers
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The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Jul 17th 2017, 8:29 PM 11,045 Views 71 Comments

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
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Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Jul 6th 2017, 7:42 AM 9,191 Views 47 Comments

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea
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Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

Jun 29th 2017, 8:12 AM 19,442 Views 98 Comments

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
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Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,252 Views 67 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
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This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Jun 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,115 Views 20 Comments

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain
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Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

May 30th 2017, 8:18 AM 11,697 Views 11 Comments

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission
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An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission

May 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,332 Views 87 Comments

The LÉ Eithne was previously deployed to the region in 2015.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp
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Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

Apr 11th 2017, 7:01 AM 11,727 Views 55 Comments

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 10 April, 2017

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day
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Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day

Apr 10th 2017, 9:17 PM 15,111 Views 28 Comments

There had been concerns raised previously about soldiers struggling to travel to work.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 3 April, 2017

What happens to the 12 men and two women found in a truck in Rosslare?
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What happens to the 12 men and two women found in a truck in Rosslare?

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:39 AM 27,513 Views 109 Comments

The Immigration Council of Ireland said this was one example of Europe’s lack of response to the migrant crisis.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach
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Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Feb 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 17,055 Views 60 Comments

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast
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Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast

Jan 15th 2017, 9:27 AM 10,806 Views 97 Comments

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys
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The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

Jan 10th 2017, 4:30 PM 29,825 Views 277 Comments

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 6 January, 2017

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016
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The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Jan 6th 2017, 3:42 PM 8,170 Views 14 Comments

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'
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'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 9,911 Views 52 Comments

A look at the migrant crisis through the eyes of the Irish defence forces.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees
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Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees

Dec 13th 2016, 10:38 AM 10,472 Views 127 Comments

The government has pledged to resettle 520 refugees here in 2017.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 12 December, 2016

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts
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Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts

Dec 12th 2016, 10:23 AM 6,345 Views 30 Comments

The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
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'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Dec 12th 2016, 9:57 AM 16,331 Views 164 Comments

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany
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'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

Dec 6th 2016, 2:00 PM 18,827 Views 129 Comments

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

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