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Finland auctions vintage Soviet cars dumped by migrants at Arctic border

Finland auctions vintage Soviet cars dumped by migrants at Arctic border

🕔00:10, 17.Jul 2016

HELSINKI: Finland on Friday auctioned off scores of vintage albeit ramshackle Soviet-era cars abandoned by asylum-seekers who used them to cross the country’s desolate Arctic border from Russia.

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Austrian minister says migrants to EU should be kept on islands

Austrian minister says migrants to EU should be kept on islands

🕔08:21, 5.Jun 2016

VIENNA: Asylum seekers to the European Union should be held on islands rather than be allowed direct access to the continent, Austria’s foreign minister has said.

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German town bars asylum seekers from pool after harassment complaints

German town bars asylum seekers from pool after harassment complaints

🕔23:47, 15.Jan 2016

BORNHEIM, GERMANY: A western German town has barred adult male asylum seekers from its public indoor swimming pool after receiving complaints that some women were sexually harassed there.

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Indonesia in talks with Australia about migrant island: report

Indonesia in talks with Australia about migrant island: report

🕔10:52, 20.Nov 2015

JAKARTA: Indonesia is in talks with Australia about temporarily housing asylum-seekers stranded in Indonesia on an island in the archipelago if Canberra covers the cost, according to a report Friday.

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UN says Sri Lanka illegally returning Pakistani asylum seekers

UN says Sri Lanka illegally returning Pakistani asylum seekers

🕔09:54, 3.Aug 2014

UNITED NATIONS:Sri Lanka must stop deporting Pakistani asylum seekers, a practice banned under international law, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Saturday.

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