‘Tunisia is finished’: smugglers profit as downturn drives European exodus

Growing unemployment, dwindling wages and tax hikes trigger rise in illegal migration and concerns over terrorism Migration and developing ‘Tunisia is finished’: smugglers gain as downturn drives European exodus Growing unemployment, dwindling wages and taxation hikes trigger rise in illegal migration and concerns over terrorism Global development is supported by About this content Simon Speakman […]

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Interpol circulates listing of suspected Isis fighters believed to be in Italy

Exclusive: Interpol believes the 50 suspects, all Tunisian nationals, may be attempting to reach other European countries Italy Interpol circulates listing of suspected Isis fighters believed to be in Italy Exclusive: Interpol believes the 50 suspects, all Tunisian nationals, may be attempting to reach other European countries Lorenzo Tondo and Piero Messina in Palermo @lorenzo_tondo […]

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Interpol circulates listing of suspected Isis fighters believed to be in Italy

Exclusive: Interpol believes the 50 suspects, all Tunisian nationals, may be attempting to reach other European countries Italy Interpol circulates listing of suspected Isis fighters believed to be in Italy Exclusive: Interpol believes the 50 suspects, all Tunisian nationals, may be attempting to reach other European countries Lorenzo Tondo and Piero Messina in Palermo @lorenzo_tondo […]

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Cyclone Idai: ‘My family needs to eat, I don’t know how we will survive’

In Mozambique, where many people are dependent upon crops to live, Idais impact on two key agricultural regions has been devastating Marie Jose stares out at her field of violated maize stubbles, the cobs yellow and mouldy from days of excessive water follow the example of weeks of extreme sun. She should have harvested them […]

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Tunisian fishermen await trial after ‘saving hundreds of migrants’

Six men arrested at sea say they insured migrant ship in distress and towed it to safety Friends and colleagues have rallied to the defence of six Tunisian men awaiting trial in Italy on people smuggling charges, saying they are fishermen who have saved hundreds of migrants and refugees over the years who risked drowning […]

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‘The water took everything’: Buzi evacuees tell of Cyclone Idai ordeal

People rescued by boat are arriving at Beira in hope of first aid, shelter and reunion with their families Standing in the fishing port in Beira, Mozambique, Jose Mala scans the faces of those evacuated by boat from Buzi , one of the towns hardest hit by Cyclone Idai, searching for anyone he knows. He […]

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Malta ‘fuelling Libya instability’ by failing to tackle petroleum smuggling

International observers warn illicit practice is costing Libyan authorities nearly $1bn a year Maltese authorities are failing to rein in illegal fuel smuggling, turning the island into a haven for traffickers of oil from Libya. International observers have warned that it is contributing to destabilisation in Libya and costing the country nearly $1bn (£740m) a […]

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Egypt migrant boat death toll rises to 148

Authorities bring to shore more bodies from capsized angling boat after arrest of four suspected people traffickers The number dead in a migrant barge calamity off Egypts coast climbed to 148 on Friday as rescuers recovered more bodies from the Mediterranean. Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the fishing vessel that […]

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The Ethiopian migrants braving Yemen’s war to find a better life in Saudi Arabia

Obock, Djibouti( CNN) They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape generated millennia ago by volcanic eruptions. “Ethiopia is broken, ” one of the young men says of his homeland. He is traveling in a group of four from Jimma, in […]

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Who Killed This Benevolent Man Who Saved So Many Rhinos and Elephants? A New Lead.

NAIROBI, Kenya—Esmond Bradley Martin was found dead on February 4, a stab wound in his neck and the floor of his home covered with blood. The famous white-haired American wildlife activist and expert on the illegal ivory trade had been murdered within the confines of his estate in Langata, a posh suburb of his adopted […]

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