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Guatemala asks US to help its migrants after volcano eruption

Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for — (GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala) Guatemala Monday, June 25, asked the US government to give its migrants Temporary Protected Status after the devastating Fuego volcano eruption. Officials have confirmed the deaths of …

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Malta to accept stranded migrant ship if EU states help

The vessel Lifeline had rescued the 234 migrants, including children and pregnant women, but Malta and Italy initially refused to take it in — VALLETTA, Malta – Malta said Tuesday, June 26, it would only allow a stranded rescue ship carrying over 200 migrants to dock in its port if other EU states agreed to …

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Jordan says unable to host new wave of Syria refugees

Some 650,000 Syrian refugees have registered with the United Nations in Jordan since fleeing their country’s 7-year war which was sparked by peaceful anti-government protests in 2011 — AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan said Sunday, June 24, it would be unable to host a new wave of Syrian refugees, as troops loyal to Damascus prepare an …

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EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants

The talks involving 16 of the 28 European Union leaders aim to mend rifts over the migrant crisis — (BRUSSELS, Belgium) European Union (EU) leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday, June 24, over migration as Italy’s new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe’s migrant burden. The …

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