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Baby twins rescued alongside 6,500 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

Five-day old siblings were resuced amounst thousands of other Asylum Seeker off the Libya Coast in the Mediteranian Sea. One of the twins was said to be desperately Ill. 574 more words

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Migrants' Last Hope: A Rescue on the Mediterranean Sea

More than 106,000 migrants have attempted to make the perilous boat crossing from Libya to Italy this year. Had it not been for a multi-national rescue effort made up of international navies, humanitarian aid agencies, commercial vessels and various coast guards, most of them would have perished in the Mediterranean. 493 more words

The Space Between and the Migration of Identity

Yes, the title is my nod to the Dave Matthews band. In a recent article for the Anxious Bench, I discuss international migration and identity formation. 68 more words


First official refugee camp to open in Paris by late September



Tents of a migrant camp are pictured at the Parc des Olieux in Lille, northern France, on August 30, 2016 (AFP Photo) 178 more words


Germany: Far-right AfD leader injured by flying frozen cake

Jörg Meuthen and a cake. Photo: DPA

Far-right AfD leader injured by flying frozen cake

Published: 30 Aug 2016

The co-leader of the far-right AfD party was attacked with a cake while attending a political event on Monday. 296 more words


Pope Francis Reorganizes The Vatican Curia To Better Deal With The Migrant Crisis Facing The World.

by Anura Guruge

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‘Cor Unum’ mentioned above essentially dealt with charity work. So Pope Francis is taking 4 dicasteries (i.e., curial departments) that in one way or another dealt with humanitarian issues and merging them into a new dicastery with an emphasis on the new migrant crisis. 72 more words

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Pope himself will temporarily lead new department for migrants

The new dicastery “serving integral human development,” which merges a number of pontifical councils, was established today. For the moment, however, Pope Francis has decided that he will be personally in charge of the department dedicated to migrants and refugees. 461 more words

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