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At least 16 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

ATHENS: At least 16 people, including six children, perished Saturday after a migrant boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, the deadliest disaster in the area since a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey to try to stem the flow of…

Children drown as Rohingya boats sink off Bangladesh

DHAKA: At least five children drowned when boats carrying Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar sank early on Wednesday, Bangladesh border guards said. Authorities told AFP THAT three to four boats had sunk at the mouth of the…

Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard Indian boat

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's coastguard on Sunday detained an Indian boat which had illegally entered the island's territorial waters and rescued 30 Rohingya refugees including 16 children who were on board, an official said. The dhow operated…

At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI: At least 97 migrants went missing after their boat sank Thursday off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said. Survivors said those missing include 15 women and five children, General Ayoub Kacem told AFP. He said the Libyan…

Over 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen

ADEN: More than 40 people including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat carrying Somali refugees in the Red Sea off war-torn Yemen, officials said on Friday. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. The…